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|Leaders, it's OK to say "I don't know"
I'll never forget the unexpected compliment I received one day at work. A teacher from my former department was chatting with my current team, telling them: "You know what I like best about Liz? She's the only administrator I've ever heard say, I don't know' to a room full of people." Read More
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|Tired of the same old professional development? Let students lead
I love learning. As a classroom teacher, I always tried to improve my practice by reading academic and practice-based articles, attending trainings and connecting with fellow educators to share resources and troubleshoot challenges. The ability to learn and grow is part of what made teaching dynamic and energizing for me. Read More
|Could edtech be the shared language for EAL pupils in the classroom?
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Helen Abell is the Principal at Godolphin Junior Academy (ages 7 to 11) situated in Slough. Over 70% of the pupils at the school have English as an additional language (EAL). Here Helen reflects on how edtech solutions have helped teachers at the school to support EAL pupils as they progress in their studies. Read More
|NABE award winner Silvia Reyes' Sound-Spelling Transfer Kits accelerate cross-linguistic transfer
|K-2 students learn about their native language and apply what they know to a new language.
|Engaging resources and mini-lessons in Spanish and English are designed for bilingual and dual language classes.
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|How computer science education bridges the digital divide
Amid the havoc that the pandemic wreaked on our lives, there were important lessons to be learned. It proved that people skilled with technology could navigate and succeed, and that many of the potential problems of the future could be solved by technology. Read More
|Genes and languages don't always sync
An interdisciplinary team from the University of Zurich and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig (Germany) has been investigating if language and genes evolved in tandem over the last few thousand years on a global scale. Read More
|After early success with English learners, can a district keep its momentum?
Elizabeth Alonzo swerved around desks that reached just above her knees. She set up laptops for Katherine Wilson's 2nd graders, so they'll be ready for an online reading test. The students were finishing up P.E. in the gym. All except 9-year-old Jose Perez Juarez, who was meeting with a counselor who works with students new to the country. Read More
|A bilingual aide explains the value of representation for English learners
According to author Tamika Moore: I heard from a translator at the middle school that there was a job opening. I was on maternity leave so I wasn't working at the time. So I decided to go and ask at the board of education and see what it was about. And they told me that it was a position for one of the elementary schools as an [English-learner] aide. Read More
|What's the right mindset for teaching English learners? A teacher explains
Marlena Young-Jones has taught in Russellville City Schools for almost 11 years. Most of that time was spent as a 2nd grade general elementary teacher. In her last 2nd grade class at West Elementary, all 19 of her students were English learners. After that experience, she wanted to work more closely with these students as an English-as-a-second-language interventionist. Read More
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