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The Talking Cure: Teaching Mathematical Discourse

The Talking Cure: Teaching Mathematical Discourse | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
With the Common Core State Standards hovering, a middle school math teacher discusses her efforts to help her students reason abstractly and approach problems more systematically.
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Stephen Krashen presents at the 36th TESOL Greece International Convention

Compelling Comprehensible Input” Sponsored by New York College SUMMARY: Input must be comprehensible to have an effect on language acquisition and ...
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Dual Language Learners Reader Post #7: Federal Policy and DLLs/ELLs - EdCentral

Dual Language Learners Reader Post #7: Federal Policy and DLLs/ELLs - EdCentral | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Congress and courts have frequently intervened to develop new policies governing dual language learners' education. Here's an abridged account.
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Interactive map ranks school standards around the world

Interactive map ranks school standards around the world | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

According to a new report commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)., the U.S. ranks 29th.

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4 Characteristics of Effective Teachers of ELs | TESOL Blog

4 Characteristics of Effective Teachers of ELs | TESOL Blog | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
What makes an effective English language teacher? Read up on the four characteristics here.
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▶ TEACHING EXPLICIT VOCABULARY - Part 1 - YouTube

Video presentation that explains explicit vocabulary instruction.
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▶ Teaching English Language Learners to Read - YouTube

Diane August, Margarita Calderón, and Fred Genesee discuss best practices for teaching English language learners.
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How to Measure English Learners' Development More Accurately - EdCentral

How to Measure English Learners' Development More Accurately - EdCentral | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The way we measure English Learners' progress is designed to underestimate them. Fortunately, there's an easy fix.
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Learning the Duolingo - how an app is speaking volumes

Learning the Duolingo - how an app is speaking volumes | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Around 70 million people have so far signed up to Duolingo – the app which applies the language of computers to help students learn a foreign language for free
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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

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Up to date and very useful.

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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

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Google tips, tricks and tutorials that I definitely did not know about it.

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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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What We (Don't) Know About English-Learners and Special Education

What We (Don't) Know About English-Learners and Special Education | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The English-learner population is growing quickly, but there's still little research on how to best evaluate these students for special education needs, according to a federal report.
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States and Districts with the Highest Number and Share of English Language Learners

States and Districts with the Highest Number and Share of English Language Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
While English Language Learner (ELL) students are spread throughout the United States, their density, or the share they represent of total public school enrollment, varies greatly by state. This fact sheet, drawing upon data from the U.S. Department of Education, examines the states and districts with the highest shares and populations of ELL students and offers a detailed breakdown of some key statistics.
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In U.S. Schools, Undocumented Youths Strive to Adjust

In U.S. Schools, Undocumented Youths Strive to Adjust | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
While some schools have struggled to meet the needs of an influx of immigrant students, others are offering supports to help them get a linguistic, cultural, and academic foothold.
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▶ TEACHING EXPLICIT VOCABULARY - Part 2 - YouTube

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Experts weigh in on states' English language learner policies - EdSource

Experts weigh in on states' English language learner policies - EdSource | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
All teachers should have at least some English learner training, report states.
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Ideas for E.L.L.s | Teaching and Learning About Work and Careers

Ideas for E.L.L.s | Teaching and Learning About Work and Careers | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
What do I want to be when I get older? What career would I excel at? How will I get a job? These are questions students everywhere think about, and this universal interest makes work and careers an engaging topic to explore when teaching English language development.
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A Principal's Reflections: Engagement Does Not Always Equate to Learning

A Principal's Reflections: Engagement Does Not Always Equate to Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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5 Great iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls in Class

5 Great iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls in Class | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

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APRENDIZAJE AUTÓNOMO EN EL ÁREA DE MATEMÁTICAS 's curator insight, March 5, 8:36 PM

ESTRATEGIAS DIDÁCTICAS PARA UN APRENDIZAJE AUTÓNOMO EN EL ÁREA DE MATEMÁTICAS EN BÁSICA PRIMARIA.

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In France, we use Wisembly, a french startup.

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This would be great to add to a classroom.

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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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