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The Beginner's Guide To Google In The Classroom - Edudemic

The Beginner's Guide To Google In The Classroom - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Google offers a ton of solutions for students, teachers, and classrooms. Some products are intentionally designed for classrooms, others just happen to work well for that setting as well as many others. The Google Apps For Education and Google Play for Education are two tools built for teachers and students that encompass a ton of different …

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I want to know more about  google update . Thanks

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Learn 47 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

Learn 47 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Download free language lessons. Collection features audio lessons in 46 languages including Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic...
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Most Teacher Preparation Falls Short on Strategies for ELLs, NCTQ Finds

Most Teacher Preparation Falls Short on Strategies for ELLs, NCTQ Finds | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The organization's second annual review of preparation programs finds few places that adequately prepare teachers for addressing the language and literacy needs of English-learners.
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English-Speaking Abilities of Immigrants: A Snapshot From the U.S. Census Bureau

English-Speaking Abilities of Immigrants: A Snapshot From the U.S. Census Bureau | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Newly-released data from the Census Bureau shows that English-speaking abilities of immigrants vary by time of arrival in the United States and education levels.
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New York State Sets Focus on English-Learners

New York State Sets Focus on English-Learners | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
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Common-Core Test Experts Explain ELL and Special Education Supports

Common-Core Test Experts Explain ELL and Special Education Supports | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Foremost experts on common-core testing supports for English-learners and students with disabilities answered a range of readers' questions.
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What Language Does Your State Speak?

What Language Does Your State Speak? | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Last month, I wrote about the fun and the pitfalls of viral maps, a feature that included 88 super-simple maps of my own creation. As a follow-up, I’m writing up short items on some of those maps, walking through how I created them and how they succumb to (and hopefully...
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Great Educational Web Tools Created by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Educational Web Tools Created by Teachers for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Math strategies for ELL students - DreamBox Learning

Math strategies for ELL students - DreamBox Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Learn about strategies and best practices to help ELL students meet elementary math goals and standards while they are also acquiring language skills.
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Department of Justice investigating California's services for English ...

Department of Justice investigating California's services for English ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is looking into whether California is adequately overseeing the education of 1.4 million students in the state who are still learning English, according to court records.
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Reading with Pictures: Serious Learning Through Comics

Reading with Pictures: Serious Learning Through Comics | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger David Cutler shares his conversation with Josh Elder, creator of Reading With Pictures, about using comics as a strategy for engaging students to construct meaning while interacting with the pictures and text.

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10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried - Edudemic | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t …

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Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse

Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School: What Works Clearinghouse | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Recording of the webinar is now available! Great practice guide!

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Surge of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border Presents Education Challenges

Surge of Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border Presents Education Challenges | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The Obama Administration is scrambling to provide more long-term shelter space for the wave of children coming from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
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Civil Rights Groups Sue Texas Districts Over English-Learner Services

Civil Rights Groups Sue Texas Districts Over English-Learner Services | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The lawsuit alleges that tens of thousands of English-learners across Texas are receiving substandard instruction.
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A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Google Tip to Help Students Search for Materials Appropriate to Their Reading Levels ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Excellent TED Ed Talks to Improve Students Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent TED Ed Talks to Improve Students Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Language, Literacy Seen as Barriers to Early Education for Immigrants

Language, Literacy Seen as Barriers to Early Education for Immigrants | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Though many states are expanding their early-childhood programs, immigrant families with young children remain among the least likely to take advantage of them.
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The Most Common Language In Each US State—Besides English And Spanish

The Most Common Language In Each US State—Besides English And Spanish | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
In 43 of the 50 United States, Spanish is the most commonly spoken language after English. But if we remove Spanish from the mix, which language turns up most in each state?
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Mathematics Teaching Ideas for the Common Core

Evidence that has emerged in recent years helps students engage with Common Core mathematics and helps teachers prepare for Common Core teaching. In this webinar, Professor Jo Boaler will translate...
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Florida Could Shift Alliances for English-Language-Proficiency Standards, Tests - Education Week News (blog)

Florida Could Shift Alliances for English-Language-Proficiency Standards, Tests - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Florida Could Shift Alliances for English-Language-Proficiency Standards, Tests Education Week News (blog) Florida education officials on Wednesday signaled that the Sunshine State is all but ready to join WIDA, a group of states that share...
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New Common Craft Explains Primary and Secondary Sources

New Common Craft Explains Primary and Secondary Sources | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it

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