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Who Will Reach College Age in the Next 14 Years?

Who Will Reach College Age in the Next 14 Years? | English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Use this tool to explore the demographic shifts that will change the makeup of American colleges, from the national level down to the more than 3,000 counties.

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English-Language Learners and Academic Language

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Editor's Note: This blog was co-authored by Katie Hull Sypnieski. Portions of this post are excerpted from their book, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools, and Activi

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Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word

Trying to Close a Knowledge Gap, Word by Word | English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Several campaigns are seeking to help the young children of poor and immigrant families by urging parents to spend more time talking to them.

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Claudia M. Reder's curator insight, March 25, 2014 12:15 PM

Teaching parents how to interact with babies and toddlers is not an easy task, but every step helps.

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4 Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion a Routine

4 Steps to Making Rigorous Discussion a Routine | English Language Learners | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Petra Claflin, Digital Media Manager for YES Prep Public Schools, shares four ways that she's introduced her students to and engaged them in academically rigorous discussion as a regular classroom activity.

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Claudia M. Reder's curator insight, January 25, 2014 3:16 PM

What does this article have to do with ELLS?

ELLs need to practice speaking, and they need to practice using academic vocabulary.  Here are strategies to help focus rigours discussion in your classroom.

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From Second Language Learning to Bilingualism in Schools

From Second Language Learning to Bilingualism in Schools | English Language Learners | Scoop.it
How second language learning has evolved over time

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Claudia M. Reder's curator insight, March 15, 2014 5:53 PM

Encourage multilingualism in the schools.