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New Internationalist Easier English Wiki

New Internationalist Easier English Wiki | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Internationalist magazine with articles on a reading level that may allow more of your ELs access. Leveled reading and non-fiction text. Common core ready!

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Cobb County ESOL: Six Principles for ELL Instruction

Stanford University has released six principles to guide administrators, academic coaches, ESOL teachers, curriculum supervisors, school principals as they work to develop instruction that is aligned to Common Core.
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Distilling some insights from Second Language Acquisition Research

Distilling some insights from Second Language Acquisition Research | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Since its inception, I've wanted the EDLL blog to be among other things, a portal into the academic world of second language acquisition research, distilling the lessons and findings of researchers into actionable ideas for ...

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Principles for ELL Instruction - January 2013 | Understanding Language

Principles for ELL Instruction - January 2013 | Understanding Language | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Understanding Language is devoted to improving education for English Language Learners in light of the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
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Six principles for daily instruction regardless of grade, proficiency level or program model How are YOU doing?

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Kate Kinsella - Students Need Multiple Exposure.mov

Academic vocabulary is an essential piece of English fluency and a critical component of academic success. Dr. Kinsella demonstrates how a dictionary designe... (LOOK WHO WILL BE AT CABE 2013....

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Teaching in Room 6: Understanding Those Words

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Teaching in Room 6: Understanding Those Words http://t.co/WbgpGZKE
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Why Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques

Why Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Some of the most common strategies for retaining knowledge are the least effective, according to a new report (The best and worst learning strategies | http://t.co/DSvjvvhb via @TIMEIdeas #mschat #elemchat...
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States Show Spotty Progress on Education Gauges

States Show Spotty Progress on Education Gauges | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Prekindergarten, K-12, and college- and career-readiness indicators show gains, but other Quality Counts measures are mixed. (The 2013 edition of Quality Counts is now available, grading states on various education gauges.
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6 Google+ Hangouts All About Education Technology - Edudemic

6 Google+ Hangouts All About Education Technology - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Google is wrapping up a lengthy series of Google+ Hangouts that featured notable educators and thought leaders discussing education technology and more.
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Education

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Very helpful strategies on vocabulary instruction to English language learners! #ell #ellchat #education #edchat #educhat (RT @califone: Very helpful strategies on vocabulary instruction to English language learners!
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10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > Eye On Education

10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > 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 Dav...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

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Croak.it! So amazing I can’t imagine life without it! | Teaching with Tablets

Croak.it! So amazing I can’t imagine life without it! | Teaching with Tablets | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
"Croak.it is a free website that allows the user to record 30 second audio clips. The audio recording is then uploaded to a personalized website and available to anyone who has the link. The developers created the site for users to “Push.
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The ESOL Odyssey: Product Swap: Little Match Girl

The ESOL Odyssey: Product Swap: Little Match Girl | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
This is perfect because I work with 4th grade ESOL students, and have 6 different groups that I work with, all at varied reading levels and language levels. The differentiated nature of this product was a HUGE bonus for me, ...
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Yes, the local languages are in trouble - The Guardian Nigeria

Yes, the local languages are in trouble The Guardian Nigeria He only understands and speaks English as his mother tongue, even his name 'James Green', contributed in further distancing his little mind from his cultural identity; his parents...

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What's Language Got to Do With It?

Tashi deleg! University of Melbourne graduate student Sara Ciesielski explains how children growing up in the Sherpa culture learn a lot more than words from...

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When English Doesn't Come Easy - Language Magazine

When English Doesn't Come Easy - Language Magazine | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Language Magazine When English Doesn't Come Easy Language Magazine At the core of our guidebook are a set of effective strategies that teachers can use regularly in classrooms that include English learners and students with learning difficulties.1...
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5 Must-Have Apps for Elementary School Students

5 Must-Have Apps for Elementary School Students | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
These 5 must-have apps for elementary school kids will help ensure that their time spent online is safe and productive. (RT @vidavibrante: 5 Must-Have Apps for Elementary School Students.
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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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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?

How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives.
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Top 12 Teaching and Learning articles for 2012, parts 1 & 2 [Bart]

“@mkostina: Top 12 #Teaching and #Learning articles for 2012, parts 1 & 2 [Bart]. http://t.co/MDmZcRny”; @phi_school
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Language Education We Can Use

Language Education We Can Use | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Foreign-language education needs to change dramatically to become more useful for students in the global economy, David Young and J.B. Buxton write.
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13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012

13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 : phonics genius, phonemic awareness, ece, special education

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The Brainstormer – Spin a Wheel of Story Starters

The Brainstormer – Spin a Wheel of Story Starters | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Brainstormer is an app that started out as a website in 2009. The web version has been replaced the the iPad app that quickly generates story starters for you. The basic Brainstormer app has three ...

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50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education

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50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education

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