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Calif. Neglecting Thousands of English-Learners, Lawsuit Claims - Education Week News (blog)

Calif. Neglecting Thousands of English-Learners, Lawsuit Claims - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Calif. Neglecting Thousands of English-Learners, Lawsuit Claims Education Week News (blog) Among the allegations in the lawsuit, the ACLU says that some districts receive tens of millions of dollars in state aid, as well as federal Title III...
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A Closer Look at ELL Assessment Group Led by Oregon

A Closer Look at ELL Assessment Group Led by Oregon | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
ELPA 21 is an 11-state group working to design new English-language proficiency assessments that are tied to the Common Core State Standards.
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ELPA is not in GA, but still interesting information for ESOL professionals!

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Great Blogs for Language Learners | The Everyday Language Learner

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10 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing > Eye On Education

10 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing > Eye On Education | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren ...

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English-Learners and the New Science Standards - Education Week News (blog)

English-Learners and the New Science Standards - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
English-Learners and the New Science Standards Education Week News (blog) The final set of new science standards released to the public yesterday presents an unprecedented opportunity for English-language learners to learn rich, academic language...
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Testing Consortia Struggle With ELL Provisions

Testing Consortia Struggle With ELL Provisions | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
In drafting test protocols, the consortia crafting common assessments are using research to sort through the wide variety of state-permitted accommodations for English-learners.
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Further support that we need to promote careful consideration when we select accommodations for our ELS.

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The Wealth Gap Is an Opportunity Gap - Huffington Post

The Wealth Gap Is an Opportunity Gap - Huffington Post | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Wealth Gap Is an Opportunity Gap
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With nearly 149,000 students, 32 percent receive free and reduced-price meals (FARMS), an indicator of poverty, 13 percent receive ESOL, and 11.7 percent receive special education services.
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Parental Involvement Seen as Key to ELL Achievement - Learning ...

Parental Involvement Seen as Key to ELL Achievement - Learning ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The number of ELL students has more than doubled since 1989, with Hispanics as the fastest-growing segment of this population. This problem is often mischaracterized as an immigration one, Mathis argues, but ELL student ...
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edWeb.net: ELL Common Core Challenges & Recommendations ...

edWeb.net: ELL Common Core Challenges & Recommendations ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
ELL Common Core Challenges & Recommendations - On the Road to Academic Success. Presented by Bernadette B. Musetti, Associate Professor and Director of Liberal Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los ...
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TeachThought | 8 Characteristics Of Education 3.0

TeachThought | 8 Characteristics Of Education 3.0 | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
It'd be difficult to suggest that public education is doing much of anything at breakneck speed, but the idea behind this presentation is to clarify how it has changed, and where it could be headed. Just as web 1.0 turned to 2.0, ...
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Blogs and Articles: - Tolerance.org

Blogs and Articles: - Tolerance.org | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Blogs and Articles:
Tolerance.org
Teachers also reported strong results. One said the examination of dialect differences “has proven to be empowering for my minority students.
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ...

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
If you teach forensics, you might be interested in this website with classroom information, course guides, etc. Some in science cover this as well. It is a bit creepy for me, but there are many that are fascinated by this.
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Lawsuit over denial of instruction to ELL students

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California case to watch

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Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the ...

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
I've started a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention: ELL Assessment is a collection of resources ...
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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language -

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of…
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Raki's Rad Resources: Let them Make Videos

Raki's Rad Resources: Let them Make Videos | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Successful Strategies for English language Learners by Heidi Raki of Raki's Rad Resources Do you enjoy the weekly TESOL Teaching Tips? Would you like to view an hour long presentation on this topic? I recently presented ...
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Word Tamer

Learn to master the words with the Word Tamer

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The Phrasal Verbs Machine – A Nice App for ELL Students | iPad ...

The Phrasal Verbs Machine – A Nice App for ELL Students | iPad ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Screen Shot 2013-02-25 at 10.44.21 AM One of the true challenges for English language learners is understanding the meanings of phrasal verbs. The Phrasal Verbs Machine, developed by Cambridge University, is a free iPad app that aims ...
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World of English Language Teaching Comes Together at the 2013 TESOL ... - Albany Times Union

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Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Nonverbal Texts | Edutopia

Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Nonverbal Texts | Edutopia | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Blogger Todd Finley looks at Standard 9 of the CCSS and, with his usual flair, suggests an entertaining range of complex nonverbal texts for students to analyze.
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English-Learner Achievement Mixed in Big City School Systems - Education Week News (blog)

English-Learner Achievement Mixed in Big City School Systems - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
English-Learner Achievement Mixed in Big City School Systems Education Week News (blog) The experiences of English-language learners in some of the nation's largest school systems vary widely when it comes to who teaches them, what types of...
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Second Grader Shows How She Uses Evernote For Fluency - Edudemic

Second Grader Shows How She Uses Evernote For Fluency - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
If you're learning a language or trying to organize your learning, check out this second grader sharing how she uses Evernote for fluency and organization.

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Patrice Bucci's curator insight, March 19, 2013 4:32 PM

Great idea for teaching for fluency using Evernote and the ipad...talk about engaging!

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Big Districts Lack Strong ELL Materials, Survey Finds - Education Week News (blog)

Big Districts Lack Strong ELL Materials, Survey Finds - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Big Districts Lack Strong ELL Materials, Survey Finds Education Week News (blog) Teachers and administrators working with English-language learners in some of the nation's largest school systems believe that much of the instructional material...
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