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Common Core and ELLs

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What the new standards mean for English language learners (RT @TESOL_Assn: A New Blog: Common Core and ELLs - Colorin Colorado http://t.co/Ah1kcOg1 #edreform #ccss...)...
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School Is Over for the Summer. So Is the Era of Majority White U.S. Public Schools.

School Is Over for the Summer. So Is the Era of Majority White U.S. Public Schools. | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
When schools reopen this fall, demographic changes will have tipped the balance to nonwhite students.
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See the Secret to Helping English Language Learners Succeed - PR Web (press release)

See the Secret to Helping English Language Learners Succeed - PR Web (press release) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
See the Secret to Helping English Language Learners Succeed PR Web (press release) As our experts have discovered, one of the secrets and strategies to helping English language learners succeed is making appropriate accommodations in the classroom...
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How Can We Build “Cultural Capital” With Our English Language ...

How Can We Build “Cultural Capital” With Our English Language ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
In reflecting on my own journey as an English language learner and drawing from my own practice as a student and teacher, I would like to share some practices that made a difference for me and which are also validated by ...
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The Beginner's Guide To Google In The Classroom - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To Google In The Classroom - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Google offers a ton of solutions for students, teachers, and classrooms. Some products are intentionally designed for classrooms, others just happen to work well for that setting as well as many others. The Google Apps For Education and Google Play for Education are two tools built for teachers and students that encompass a ton of different …

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Learn 47 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

Learn 47 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Download free language lessons. Collection features audio lessons in 46 languages including Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic...
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Most Teacher Preparation Falls Short on Strategies for ELLs, NCTQ Finds

Most Teacher Preparation Falls Short on Strategies for ELLs, NCTQ Finds | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The organization's second annual review of preparation programs finds few places that adequately prepare teachers for addressing the language and literacy needs of English-learners.
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English-Speaking Abilities of Immigrants: A Snapshot From the U.S. Census Bureau

English-Speaking Abilities of Immigrants: A Snapshot From the U.S. Census Bureau | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Newly-released data from the Census Bureau shows that English-speaking abilities of immigrants vary by time of arrival in the United States and education levels.
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New York State Sets Focus on English-Learners

New York State Sets Focus on English-Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
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Playing with Language - TED Talks

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Common-Core Test Experts Explain ELL and Special Education Supports

Common-Core Test Experts Explain ELL and Special Education Supports | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Foremost experts on common-core testing supports for English-learners and students with disabilities answered a range of readers' questions.
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What Language Does Your State Speak?

What Language Does Your State Speak? | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Last month, I wrote about the fun and the pitfalls of viral maps, a feature that included 88 super-simple maps of my own creation. As a follow-up, I’m writing up short items on some of those maps, walking through how I created them and how they succumb to (and hopefully...
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Great Educational Web Tools Created by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Educational Web Tools Created by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Math strategies for ELL students - DreamBox Learning

Math strategies for ELL students - DreamBox Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Learn about strategies and best practices to help ELL students meet elementary math goals and standards while they are also acquiring language skills.
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Applying the Right Technology for English Language Learners - Huffington Post

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Applying the Right Technology for English Language Learners
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There are numerous barriers in place when it comes to the instruction of English Language Learners (ELLs) in America's K-12 schools.
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Finally, A focus on English learners | TESOL Blog

TESOL International Association was invited to a meeting with Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other key stakeholders to discuss English language learners.
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States Are Recognizing And Rewarding Students Who Have Bilingual Skills - Fox News Latino

States Are Recognizing And Rewarding Students Who Have Bilingual Skills - Fox News Latino | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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States Are Recognizing And Rewarding Students Who Have Bilingual Skills
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In recent years, though, bilingual education has regained its popularity and is increasingly attracting native English speakers.
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10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t …

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Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse

Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Recording of the webinar is now available! Great practice guide!

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Surge of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border Presents Education Challenges

Surge of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border Presents Education Challenges | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Obama Administration is scrambling to provide more long-term shelter space for the wave of children coming from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
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Civil Rights Groups Sue Texas Districts Over English-Learner Services

Civil Rights Groups Sue Texas Districts Over English-Learner Services | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The lawsuit alleges that tens of thousands of English-learners across Texas are receiving substandard instruction.
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A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Excellent TED Ed Talks to Improve Students Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent TED Ed Talks to Improve Students Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Language, Literacy Seen as Barriers to Early Education for Immigrants

Language, Literacy Seen as Barriers to Early Education for Immigrants | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Though many states are expanding their early-childhood programs, immigrant families with young children remain among the least likely to take advantage of them.
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The Most Common Language In Each US State—Besides English And Spanish

The Most Common Language In Each US State—Besides English And Spanish | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
In 43 of the 50 United States, Spanish is the most commonly spoken language after English. But if we remove Spanish from the mix, which language turns up most in each state?
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Mathematics Teaching Ideas for the Common Core

Evidence that has emerged in recent years helps students engage with Common Core mathematics and helps teachers prepare for Common Core teaching. In this webinar, Professor Jo Boaler will translate...
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