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New Guide To Help States Commonly Define English-Learners - Education Week News (blog)

New Guide To Help States Commonly Define English-Learners - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
New Guide To Help States Commonly Define English-Learners
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Can Florida agree with California on who an English-language learner is?
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Teachers: what would help you serve English learners? - 89.3 KPCC (blog)

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... school class at the Cordova Villa Elementary School in Rancho Cordova.
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Test Yourself | ELL Practice - New York Times (blog)

Test Yourself | ELL Practice
New York Times (blog)
Note: As we explained last week, we'll be publishing a new type of Test Yourself question, one just for English-Language Learners, each Monday morning this school year.
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The ESOL Odyssey: What is an ESOL specialist and what do they do?

The ESOL Odyssey: What is an ESOL specialist and what do they do? | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
I'm starting a new series here on my blog called "Putting the Pieces Together for Effective ESOL". Throughout this series, I will share information about what is going on in the ESOL world, up-to-date research, different ESOL ...
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Many Charters Not Reporting English-Learners, GAO Finds - Blogs ...

Many Charters Not Reporting English-Learners, GAO Finds - Blogs ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
More than a third of charter schools in 2010-11 did not report the number of English-language learners in their data collections for the federal government.
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Test Yourself | ELL Practice, Aug. 19, 2013 - New York Times (blog)

Test Yourself | ELL Practice, Aug. 19, 2013 - New York Times (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Test Yourself | ELL Practice, Aug. 19, 2013
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In the 2012-13 school year, Mr. Ferlazzo wrote a popular monthly series for us called Ideas for E.L.L.'s.
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College Lectures for Advanced ELLs: Academic Earth | TESOL Blog

College Lectures for Advanced ELLs: Academic Earth | TESOL Blog | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Alexandra Lowe shares an online resource for advanced and higher ed ELLs that can spark discussion and lively debate, and can lay the groundwork for essays.
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New Orleans Schools Face Complaint About Treatment of ELL Families - Education Week News (blog)

New Orleans Schools Face Complaint About Treatment of ELL Families - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
New Orleans Schools Face Complaint About Treatment of ELL Families Education Week News (blog) A new complaint alleging that some charter schools in New Orleans are discriminating against the non-English-speaking parents of Vietnamese and Latino...
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Science Standards Designed for Wide Range of Learners - Education Week News

Science Standards Designed for Wide Range of Learners - Education Week News | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Science Standards Designed for Wide Range of Learners Education Week News Eighth grade English-learners who took the 2011 earth, life, and physical sciences portion of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, for example, scored an...
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English-Language Learners: Public School's Forgotten Kids - TakePart

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English-Language Learners: Public School's Forgotten Kids
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English-language learners are more likely to drop out of high school than their peers. (Photo: Washington Post/Getty Images).
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PARCC Approves Testing Policies for English-Language Learners - Education Week News (blog)

PARCC Approves Testing Policies for English-Language Learners - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
PARCC Approves Testing Policies for English-Language Learners Education Week News (blog) A group of states designing common assessments to measure how well students have mastered the Common Core State Standards today gave its first round of...
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Turning the Page: Short Fiction for English Language Learners ...

Turning the Page: Short Fiction for English Language Learners ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus: Teachers at Work - Getting to grips with stories in the EFL environment is more than simply dealing with problematic vocabulary. It's all to do with context, and how words work together to form a ...
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English Language Learners in Rep. Kline's Student Success Act ...

The parade of bills that could replace No Child Left Behind continues this week with Wednesday's markup of Rep. John Kline's (R-MN) version. All signals suggest that this won't be the year Congress finally updates the ...
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ESL/ELL/Bilingual - Curriculum Collection at WCSU - Research ...

He provides an abundance of ELL, ESL and EFL teaching materials, resources, and ideas. He also shares ... It is funded by the U.S.
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Analysis of a PARCC ELA Assessment Task Through an ELL Lens ...

Analysis of a PARCC ELA Assessment Task Through an ELL Lens ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
As you may have heard, the Common Core assessment consortium PARCC just released new sample items last week in English language arts (ELA) in grades 3-11 and in mathematics in grades 3-8 and high school.
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The ESOL Odyssey: How to collaborate effectively with your ESOL ...

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Most schools in the United States these days have an ESOL Specialist. I talked in my last post in this series about what an ESOL specialist is and what they do. This post is centered on how to effectively collaborate with your ...
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I Have a Dream Speech: Teaching Adult ELLs Parallelism | TESOL ...

I Have a Dream Speech: Teaching Adult ELLs Parallelism | TESOL ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Alexandra Lowe shares a lesson in which she utilizes video, voice recordings, and transcripts of MLK's speech to teach ELLs about the power of parallelism.
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Common Core poses big challenge for students, big opportunity for teachers | EdSource Today

Common Core poses big challenge for students, big opportunity for teachers | EdSource Today | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
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For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says - Education Week News (blog)

For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says - Education Week News (blog) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says Education Week News (blog) In fact, evidence suggests that total immersion in English in the preschool years for students who speak another language at home leads to a loss of their first...
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Chaplin & Keaton Silent Movies For English Language Learners ...

Chaplin & Keaton Silent Movies For English Language Learners ... | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Chaplin & Keaton Silent Movies For English Language Learners. July 31, 2013 by Larry Ferlazzo | 1 Comment. I think the old silent movies of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton are great for English Language Learners.
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ELL Assessment Groups Move Ahead on Standards, New Tests

ELL Assessment Groups Move Ahead on Standards, New Tests | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
For teachers who work with English-language learners, there's more to grasp than the new common standards in English/language arts and mathematics and the coming assessments that go with them. Also coming are new ...
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Online news site for English learners « sendaiben.org

Online news site for English learners « sendaiben.org | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
The News in Levels website features news stories written specially for learners of English. They have three or four versions of each story (from basic or easy to more challenging), along with a video.
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Language Intervention Levels Playing Field for English Language Learners - Newswise (press release)

Language Intervention Levels Playing Field for English Language Learners - Newswise (press release) | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
Language Intervention Levels Playing Field for English Language Learners Newswise (press release) Newswise — A new approach to teaching pre-kindergarten could take a bite out of the achievement gap and level the playing field for America's growing...
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Teaching Kids in Developing Countries to Tell Their Stories Through Photography - PetaPixel

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And so, they've founded an organization that seeks to undo this wrong in a unique way.
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Using eBooks with ELL students to aid reading comprehension

Using eBooks with ELL students to aid reading comprehension | English Learners, ESOL Teachers | Scoop.it
See how the newest technology including eBooks and music downloads are used at Kindermusik to teach English to children, engaging the whole family!
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