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Mingoville.com - English for Kids. Approved by Teachers.

Mingoville.com - English for Kids. Approved by Teachers. | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Children learn English as a second language with Mingovilles online-based course featuring fun English learning games, grammar, songs, and more.
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Spanish Speakers Request Interpreters for Special Education Meetings

Spanish Speakers Request Interpreters for Special Education Meetings | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Two disability advocacy organizations filed a Justice Department complaint on the parents' behalf, saying that seven Ohio districts were failing to translate documents or provide interpreters.
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Latino Students Make Strides, Still Face Challenges, Report Shows

Latino Students Make Strides, Still Face Challenges, Report Shows | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
"The Condition of Latinos in Education: 2015 Factbook" pulls data from a number of sources to a give state-level picture of K-12 enrollment and shed light on national advances and challenges for Latino students.
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley explains how academic language differs from social language and offers eight specific strategies for teaching the vocabulary that students require to succeed in the Common Core and on the SAT.
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Unlocking Language for English-Learners

Unlocking Language for English-Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Justin Minkel, an elementary teacher in Arkansas, says that a supportive school environment coupled with tailored instructional techniques can help English-language learners make dramatic gains in achievement.
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Georgia preschool providers to launch program for English learners - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia preschool providers to launch program for English learners - Atlanta Journal Constitution | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is launching a new initiative designed to help preschool providers better identify and support children that are learning English.
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Making Immigrant Students and English-Learners Feel Welcome in School

Making Immigrant Students and English-Learners Feel Welcome in School | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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

Start a Free English Test | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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)

College Essay Tips for English Language Learners - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
College Essay Tips for English Language Learners
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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

Great Websites to Teach Anatomy of Human Body in 3D ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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New Resource: Strengthening Policies and Practices for Classifying English Learners — WestEd

New Resource: Strengthening Policies and Practices for Classifying English Learners — WestEd | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Experts Weigh in on Reforms to No Child Left Behind's Title III - EdCentral

Experts Weigh in on Reforms to No Child Left Behind's Title III - EdCentral | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Two national experts reflect on how Title III of No Child Left Behind could be changed to better support dual language learners.
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Teaching English learners language of math

Teaching English learners language of math | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Under the Common Core State Standards, math teachers whose students have varying levels of English comprehension are using innovative ways to teach them math, the vocabulary of math and to discuss how they came up with their answers.
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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | 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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Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Waivers

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Waivers | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Waivers
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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

¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success | White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in US ... - Brookings Institution

Investing in English Skills: The Limited English Proficient Workforce in US ... - Brookings Institution | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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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

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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