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Making Language Immersion Fun for the Kids

Making Language Immersion Fun for the Kids | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
To help her children become bilingual, a travel writer investigates options from public school programs at home to day camps abroad.
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Como se dice? Kindergarten students at Metcalf in Holyoke learn lessons in English and Spanish

Como se dice? Kindergarten students at Metcalf in Holyoke learn lessons in English and Spanish | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Holyoke Public Schools started a dual language program at Metcalf this fall. The program is the brainchild of Superintendent of Schools Sergio Paez and promises to help students become both bilingual and biliterate in English and Spanish.
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South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market

South Korean Publishers Eye Latin America’s Vast ESL Market | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
South Korean education publishers see Latin America as a potential growth market for their popular English-as-a-second-language learning materials.

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How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English

How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
When you engage your English-language learners through the power, fun, and sharing of narrative, the formal elements of language acquisition will follow more easily.
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CI named a 'Top College for Hispanic Students' - News Releases - CSU Channel Islands

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Remembering author, teacher and critic Judith Kitchen

Remembering author, teacher and critic Judith Kitchen | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I only met Judith Kitchen once. It’s my loss. Kitchen, who died last week at 73 of cancer, was a rare spirit, both on the page and in the world. Teacher, essayist, critic, she and her husband and partner Stan Rubin ran the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., where I spent a couple of days last year visiting.
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New York City Writing Project Helps Teen Immigrants Succeed in Bronx High School - National Writing Project

New York City Writing Project Helps Teen Immigrants Succeed in Bronx High School - National Writing Project | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Engaging English Language Learners in Academic Conversations

Engaging English Language Learners in Academic Conversations | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In this new series, created in partnership with Oakland Unified School District, we visit three classrooms where ELLs are engaged in academic conversations.
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Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement

Presidential Candidate in Navajo Nation Protests a Language Requirement | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Chris Deschene, a former member of the Arizona House of Representatives, has struggled to speak his tribe’s language in his run for president.
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Visual language Lab: Researching the structure and cognition of the visual language of comics
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Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers

Preparing for Cultural Diversity: Resources for Teachers | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
How can teachers prepare for diverse classrooms? There isn't a definitive answer, but there is a wealth of resources online. Here, blogger Matt Davis rounds up some helpful links for teachers.
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Feds relent in standoff over testing students still learning English

Federal education officials have backed down in a dispute with Florida over how the state should test thousands of new students who are still learning English in public schools.
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Feds relent. ELLs need more time for tests- and are not getting it.

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California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners'

California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners' | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
After more than 11 years in Los Angeles public schools, Dasha Cifuentes still isn't speaking or writing English at grade level. The U.S. native, whose parents are Mexican immigrants, was raised in a Spanish-speaking household and she acknowledges that the two languages get confused in her mind.
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Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners

Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
As the number of English-language learners grows, teachers must focus on the most essential content and most efficient delivery of instruction.
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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.
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Contemporary Mexican Photography

Contemporary Mexican Photography | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A new exhibit at the Bronx Documentary Center captures the variety of Mexican and Mexican-American experience.
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To Help Language Skills of Children, a Study Finds, Text Their Parents With Tips

To Help Language Skills of Children, a Study Finds, Text Their Parents With Tips | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Preschoolers performed better on literacy tests when their parents received text messages with tips on how to help them, a study in San Francisco found.
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Best Illustrated Books

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The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2014, with sample artwork from each.
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This book is a collection of poems by children from Haiti.

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Growing literacy through Share A Story contest

Growing literacy through Share A Story contest | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The second annual "Share A Story" contest sponsored by The Courier-Journal celebrated four winning young authors and resulted in 12,000 donated books distributed to participants at five local libraries Saturday to promote literacy in Louisville.

The book drive that began Sept. 1 culminated in events held Saturday morning at four branches of the Louisville Free Public Library and at the Jeffersonville, Indiana library. The literacy campaign took place on "Make A Difference Day," the "largest national day of community service," according to USA WEEKEND magazine, which founded the event more than two decades ago.

Illiteracy matters in Kentucky, where an estimated 60 percent of children enter grade school lacking sufficient reading skills, Courier-Journal publisher Wes Jackson said in an interview. Jackson read to children and celebrated with two of the four contest winners and 130 children and their parents and caregivers at the Louisville Free Public Library's newly opened branch at 9725 Dixie Highway. Winning stories will be published by The Courier-Journal, he added.

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Let's create one for English Learners! 

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One way to get books into children's hands and celebrate creativity.

 

Next, have an open mic where children share their stories.

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Number of non-native English speakers growing in Casper schools

Number of non-native English speakers growing in Casper schools | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The number of English language learners in the Natrona County School District has grown by more than 30 percent over the past five years, from 262 total non-native English speakers
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How a Struggling Reader's Brain Works Differently

How a Struggling Reader's Brain Works Differently | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Learn how brain differences affect struggling readers, and steps teachers can take to address those differences in the classroom.

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AnnC's curator insight, September 14, 9:30 PM

Check for discrimination of similar sounding words.  Provide intense, motivating, and frequent instruction.  Build vocabulary from an early age.  Practice listening accuracy,  auditory sequencing, and phonological memory.  Try Fast ForWord program to building skills for reading.

Denver Leigh Watson, M.Ed, LDTC's curator insight, October 28, 10:10 PM

I love info-graphics!  Harnessing knowledge and embracing the differences regarding how our brain functions in learning is the key to becoming a great teacher.  We can empower our teachers by providing them facts and insight on how to reach all of their students.  

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Poetry: Javier Zamora | OmniVerse

Poetry: Javier Zamora | OmniVerse | English Language Learners in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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From El Salvador, Zamora's poetry reflects the conflicts he experienced.

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