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ELL GAINS - Home

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Closing the Vocabulary Gap - Language Magazine

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Closing the Vocabulary Gap
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But according to Eric D. Hirsch, a prominent researcher and literary critic, the socioeconomic achievement gap is in part a vocabulary gap.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Feeds for ELA and ELL ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Good Feeds for ELA and ELL ... | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
He says that his blog is for sharing websites that will help you teach ELL, ESL, and EFL, but really anyone can benefit from subscribing to Larry's blog. He regularly shares resources that can be used in all subject areas.
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Good links to ELL Teacher blogs, etc....

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Vocabulary & Significant Text ...

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Vocabulary & Significant Text ... | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Common Core Shift 6 suggests that it is important to dig deeper into Tier II vocabulary words. Tier II words are those words that are found across many content areas and change meaning depending on context.
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Multilingual Glossary, High School Science

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The Best Ways For Advanced ELL's & Non-ELL's To Create Online ...

The Best Ways For Advanced ELL's & Non-ELL's To Create Online ... | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Last year I posted The Best Ways For Advanced ELL's & Non-ELL's To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly (For Their Classmates & Teacher To See). That list, and this version, is designed to share simple tools that ...
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The Best Sites For Introducing Maps To English Language Learners ...

The Best Sites For Introducing Maps To English Language Learners ... | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
I've previously posted several “The Best” lists related to my ESL Geography class, including The Best Geography Sites For Beginning & Intermediate English Language Learners, The Best Online Activities For Learning About Time Zones, ...
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How to Increase ELL's Reading Comprehension with Non-Fiction Text

How to Increase ELL's Reading Comprehension with Non-Fiction Text | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
How to Increase ELL's Reading Comprehension with Non-Fiction Text. With the heavy use of non-fiction and information text in classrooms this fall due to implementation of COMMON CORE, ELLs will need to learn to READ ...
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iPods in classroom can boost academic time and resources for English ... - Phys.Org

iPods in classroom can boost academic time and resources for English ... - Phys.Org | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
iPods in classroom can boost academic time and resources for English ...Phys.OrgTo find out how ELL students and teachers would use iPods and how they would feel about using the devices for educational purposes, Min Liu, a professor in the...
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Madly Learning: How to make your class welcoming for ELLs

Madly Learning: How to make your class welcoming for ELLs | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
However, I remember that it is very important to plan inclusive lessons for all of our students especially our ELLs. These students can so easily be left out or excluded from these fun and important activities.
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Supporting ELLs in Secondary in Using Informational Text

Supporting ELLs in Secondary in Using Informational Text | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
The objective on the teacher's part in offering clues is building on the ELL's vocabulary base. This is quite effective in boosting academic language in reading, writing, and speaking skills.
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News | Understanding Language

News | Understanding Language | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Understanding Language is devoted to improving education for English Language Learners in light of the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
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POWERFUL ELD/ESL STRATEGIES FOR BOTH TEACHERS NEW TO

POWERFUL ELD/ESL STRATEGIES FOR BOTH TEACHERS NEW TO | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
POWERFUL ELD/ESL STRATEGIES FOR BOTH TEACHERS NEW TO TEACHING AND TEACHING VETERANS. With the coming new year school year, teachers from all disciplines will need to have at their immediate ...
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Stop panicking, the internet is not destroying the English language - CBC.ca

Stop panicking, the internet is not destroying the English language - CBC.ca | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
CBC.ca Stop panicking, the internet is not destroying the English language CBC.ca In the last ten years, there has been an ongoing debate about the influence of texting and internet language like tweeting and blogging on the state of the English...
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'Does Science Need a Global Language?' - Inside Higher Ed

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'Does Science Need a Global Language?'
Inside Higher Ed
The rise of English, it should be emphasized, had nothing to do with the nature of English itself. Any major language — French, German, Russian, Spanish, Japanese — would have done as well.
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Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class

Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
RT @plestered: Don't Miss This Critical Thinking Poster for your Class http://t.co/id6Lm2Or via @zite...

Via Kevin Merkley
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Fantastic support for an English language learner.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 18, 2013 8:19 AM

The infographic is helpful with some of Bloom's taxonomy.

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Usable Knowledge: Morphological Analysis: New Light on a Vital Reading Skill

Usable Knowledge: Morphological Analysis: New Light on a Vital Reading Skill | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Morphological Analysis: New light on a vital reading skill. HGSE Assistant Professor Nonie Lesaux examined how some elementary student readers use their knowledge of how words are formed to build a successful reading strategy.
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.:: eGlossary Terms ::. multilingual math glossary

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Lexipedia - Where words have meaning

Related Words: invited receive have lodge accommodate...
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Learning Grammar Through A Second Language | Creative Writing ...

Learning Grammar Through A Second Language | Creative Writing ... | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Monday, October 22, 2012; English Language; Add a comment. Learning Grammar Through A Second Language | Creative Writing with the Crimson League. I went to great schools as a kid–a real blessing–and I did learn basic grammar in ...
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Visuwords for vocabulary

Visuwords for vocabulary | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Visuwords for vocabulary. Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by Greet Box · Visuwords is an interesting free program that allows users to search for ...
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The Intersection of SPED and ELL | Education Development Center

The Intersection of SPED and ELL | Education Development Center | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
When students struggle to learn, teachers have the difficult job of identifying whether the root cause is a learning disability. But teachers of students whose first language is not English (termed English language learners or ...
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Strategic Mentoring - Language Magazine

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Language MagazineStrategic MentoringLanguage MagazineNot surprisingly, an achievement gap exists between ELLs and their ... Participants watched a video excerpt of an interview with Ana, an ELL student of ...
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ASCD Express 7.17 - Best Practices for Teaching ELLs

ASCD Express 7.17 - Best Practices for Teaching ELLs | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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The wrong and right way to learn a foreign language - Washington Post (blog)

The wrong and right way to learn a foreign language - Washington Post (blog) | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it
The wrong and right way to learn a foreign languageWashington Post (blog)Linguist Stephen Krashen takes issue with the notion that people who want to learn a foreign language need to go through a grammar and vocabulary boot camp.
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Kalinago English: 10 Speaking English Activities using TED.com

Kalinago English: 10 Speaking English Activities using TED.com | ELLs in YRDSB | Scoop.it

Great way to use TED Talks.

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