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The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

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Project Appendix D | Teaching Tolerance

Project Appendix D | Teaching Tolerance | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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What a great way to find culturally diverse texts linked to CCSS!

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¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success | White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

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Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in US ... - Brookings Institution

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Report focuses attention on English learners | EdSource

Report focuses attention on English learners | EdSource | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Believe that students’ native languages are cultural and linguistic assets;
Offer professional learning opportunities and collaboration time to ensure all teachers are able to support English learners;
Offer English learners access to a full Common Core–aligned curriculum;
Engage parents and forge strong home-school connections.
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Four focus areas that can make a difference to school/district success with ELs.

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A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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New Teachers: Resource Roundup

New Teachers: Resource Roundup | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.
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How Learning A Second Language Affects The Brain

How Learning A Second Language Affects The Brain | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Research on of learning a second language might eventually lead to advances in the use of technology for second-language learning. Brain imaging research may eventually help us tailor language learning methods to our cognitive abilities.
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Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners

Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | 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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15 Visual Content Tools That Rock

15 Visual Content Tools That Rock | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Today I'm sharing just why it's dangerous to put your trust in copy on it's own and why visual content can create the perfect balance for your blog.

 

 


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 6, 8:22 AM

A short list of tools for creating visual content.

All of them are good, but are much more than these 15.

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, September 7, 8:39 AM

Great list of useful graphics tools!

Tatiana Kuzmina's curator insight, September 27, 1:42 PM

Good selection

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ELLs to Keep Increasing as K-12 Schools Cross 'Majority-Minority' Threshold

ELLs to Keep Increasing as K-12 Schools Cross 'Majority-Minority' Threshold | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The 2014-15 year is projected to be the first in which white students will no longer be the majority in K-12 public schools, and as public schools grow more diverse, the number of second-language learner is expected to keep rising.
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Teachers of English-Learners Feel Least Prepared for Common Core, Survey Finds

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An October 2013 survey of teachers by the Education Week Research Center shows that teachers feel least confident in their preparation to teach the common-core standards to English-language learners.
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Making Immigrant Students and English-Learners Feel Welcome in School

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At a panel discussion and film screening Tuesday, experts in education and immigration advocacy discussed how to build welcoming school communities for all students, like immigrants and English language learners.
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Start a Free English Test

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EFSET - the world's first free standardised English test. Take an English test today whether you are just starting to learn English or are preparing for a certification exam like the TOEFL or IELTS. Prove your English to the world.
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English Language Learners with Learning Disabilities - YouTube

Bilingual speech-language pathologist Dr. Cárdenas-Hagan discusses effective assessment and instruction strategies for ELLS with learning disabilities and wa...
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College Essay Tips for English Language Learners - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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7 Beautiful Words With No Direct English Translation (IMAGES)

7 Beautiful Words With No Direct English Translation (IMAGES) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
You know that feeling you get when surrounded by close friends or family -- perhaps gathered around a fireplace after a meal, or chatting on the couch in your pajamas on a Sunday morning? There truly is no word to describe it. Or at least not in Engl...
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Great Websites to Teach Anatomy of Human Body in 3D ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Big-City Districts Delve Into Common-Core Teaching for English-Learners

Big-City Districts Delve Into Common-Core Teaching for English-Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Washington-based Council of the Great City Schools is also spearheading a project to upgrade common-core-aligned instructional materials for English-learners.
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Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs

Urban Districts Develop Common-Core Guide for Teaching ELLs | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Council of Great City Schools has set out criteria to help educators bring common-core-aligned lessons and materials to English-learners.
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The War on Poverty: Fifty Years and Counting

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Academic language, War on Poverty, Achievement Gap, Closing the Achievement Gap
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Innovation Excellence | Four Signs You’re Working Innovatively

Innovation Excellence | Four Signs You’re Working Innovatively | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Just in from New Zealand: Jeremy Suisted on the big four positive signs that the work you and your team are doing is meaningful, innovative and a passionate part of your team’s work life.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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What does it take to Innovate?

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Engage and motivate, Reward and encourage ...innovation and ideas ...don't question it.great read

Franklin Delano Williams's curator insight, August 29, 11:52 AM

....While there are others, these are four excellent indicators that you are innovating.

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Beyond the border: the US's deadly immigration crisis

Beyond the border: the US's deadly immigration crisis | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Texas has become the deadliest state in the US for undocumented immigrants. This four-part series from the Guardian and The Texas Observer looks at the lives affected by the humanitarian crisis
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