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Five Reasons Why Teaching Is Still Great

Five Reasons Why Teaching Is Still Great | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Despite all the negative news about teachers, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate the profession, says a high school teacher.
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Undocumented Students Take Education Underground - NPR

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NPRUndocumented Students Take Education UndergroundNPRAbout 35 students meet every Sunday at an undisclosed location in Georgia to study. They are undocumented and banned from attending some of the most prestigious colleges in the state.
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High School Teacher Lesson Plans Go Open Source - U.S. News & World Report

High School Teacher Lesson Plans Go Open Source - U.S. News & World Report | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World ReportHigh School Teacher Lesson Plans Go Open SourceU.S. News & World ReportFor a high school French teacher looking for a creative approach to verb conjugation, new lesson plans are only a website away.
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Celebrate Teaching | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired}

Celebrate Teaching | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired} | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Celebrate Teaching. October 26, 2012 by Krissy Venosdale | 0 comments. Happy Friday! I had the day off and realized that the *most* downloaded poster of every single one I've shared here is “I Teach: What's Your Superpower?
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Common Core and ELLs

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What the new standards mean for English language learners (RT @TESOL_Assn: A New Blog: Common Core and ELLs - Colorin Colorado http://t.co/Ah1kcOg1 #edreform #ccss...)...
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Viewpoints: Teaching children to read - BBC News

Viewpoints: Teaching children to read - BBC News | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
BBC NewsViewpoints: Teaching children to readBBC NewsThe teaching of reading should encompass a balance of teaching strategies including a systematic approach to phonics and other word reading strategies, and a significant emphasis on children...
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Education Week: Spotlight on ELLs in the Classroom

Education Week: Spotlight on ELLs in the Classroom | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
One out of every five children now enrolled in American public schools speaks a language other than English at home.
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Study: First generation immigrant children do better in school than US-born kids

Study: First generation immigrant children do better in school than US-born kids | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Immigrant children who came to the U.S.before they were teens do better in academic achievement and school engagement than … Read More...

Via Mary Perfitt-Nelson, AnnC, Claudia M. Reder
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Ms.M's Blog: Teaching Tip Tuesday: ELL Students Struggles

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Teaching Tip Tuesday: ELL Students Struggles. Hi everyone, As I was reading a professional book, I found some great info about ELL kids. Considering I am an ELL teacher and writing a blog about ELL kids, I thought I would ...

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Grammar videos | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

Grammar videos | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Get your young learners into grammar with Gran!
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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 the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for ELL and ESL exist online, from full-service websites to reference tools and communities, all designed to make the task of educating ELL students just a little bit easier and more effective.

Here's a list with 50 of the best of these resources, containing lots of valuable content and tools.


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Ricard Garcia, Renee Maufroid, Luciana Viter, Claudia M. Reder
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Here we can find  50 of the best links for teaching a new language.

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20 Revealing Facts About the Latino Achievement Gap - Online Colleges

20 Revealing Facts About the Latino Achievement Gap - Online Colleges | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
These facts show the extent of the achievement gap between Latino students and their peers, as well as some of the origins and repercussions.

The 2010 census estimates that Latinos are 16% of America's population. The information in this post shows an achievement gap in the Latino population.

* Did you know that "most Latino students are American citizens"?

* Did you know that "bullying is a major concern"?

The post provides information on these two issues as well as 18 other issues.


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For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short Supply - Education Week News (blog)

For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short Supply - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short SupplyEducation Week News (blog)Illinois requires some of its publicly funded preschool programs to provide either bilingual or English as a second-language instruction to students who are ...
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College Board Puts Spotlight on Needs of ELLs, New Kinds of Tests

College Board Puts Spotlight on Needs of ELLs, New Kinds of Tests | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.
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SLIDESHOW: How Fourth Graders See The World

SLIDESHOW: How Fourth Graders See The World | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
It is both a blessing and a curse that children are brutally honest. They dream without boundaries.
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The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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The Learning Spy - The Matthew Effect – why literacy is so important

The Learning Spy - The Matthew Effect – why literacy is so important | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Thinking of Teaching: Frayer Model Freebie

Thinking of Teaching: Frayer Model Freebie | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
I have a quick freebie for you tonight. I have been using the Frayer Model for many years in my classroom, mostly when I taught the upper grades. Now that we are a few weeks into the school year I decided to see if my Grade ...
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Guide: Tying Common Core and English-Proficiency

Guide: Tying Common Core and English-Proficiency | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
New guidelines advise states on the language skills English-learners will need to handle the tougher academic content.
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Introduction to Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

Education experts Jackie Jordan Irvine, Geneva Gay and Kris Gutierrez explain how to make culturally relevant pedagogy a reality in your classroom.
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What Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think? - The Atlantic

What Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think? - The Atlantic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The AtlanticWhat Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think?The AtlanticIn general, there is good evidence that explicit teaching of writing makes kids better writers (for a recent review, see Graham et al, 2012).
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Schools Falter at Keeping ELL Families in the Loop - Education Week News

Schools Falter at Keeping ELL Families in the Loop - Education Week News | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Schools Falter at Keeping ELL Families in the LoopEducation Week NewsSchools Falter at Keeping ELL Families in the Loop. By Lesli A. Maxwell. Article Tools. Print Printer-Friendly; Email Article; Reprint Reprints; Comments; Tweet.
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Classroom Magic: Teaching Context Clues

Classroom Magic: Teaching Context Clues | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
I love teaching vocabulary! One of the best strategies I've come up with is to use a graphic organizer and PowerPoint. The PowerPoint is set up to give first the word and then the sentence. After revealing the word and ...
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Context clues help enhance the understanding of the text.

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20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators

20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
With these iPad apps, teachers discover creative ways to incorporate the iPad into teaching with educational & organizational applications.
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Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier ...

Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Tech integration won't make teaching easier. It just makes it easier for students to do amazing things. This is a cropping ruler: It's pretty low tech. If you've ever done any work with photo editing, you may be more familiar with it ...
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