Helpful article about helping to define the knowledge that students will obtain (known as a learning objective) and not what they will 'do' to obtain this knowledge. What students do to learn can be defined at what tasks they will do (listen, speak, read, and write) to learn.
Many educational scholars and practitioners, including me, have written extensively about teaching students from underserved populations. The focus of this work has included students living in poverty, from diverse cultural and racial experiences, and who are English learners. These are made more relevant by an ever-increasing population of students and families living in poverty, the significant rate of school absenteeism among our nation’s poor, and an increase in racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity among the nation’s populace. While it’s critical to understand underserved student populations, it is especially important to look at the type of language and literacy that are needed to perform successfully in school. Some students come to school with a deep foundation in the language system that is used in school while increasing numbers do not. These differences represent what many refer to as the achievement gap. We might think of it as an academic language gap between students who come to school with this foundational language and those who must learn it while simultaneously attending school. What is proficiency in academic language? In the United States, the federal definition of the abilities that an English learner must obtain to be considered proficient in English sheds some light… Read More
A new study shows that poverty may have a direct impact on the early development of the brain, with children from poor families lagging behind in two key.
Debbie Zacarian's insight:
Most English language learners as well as many of the nation's students live well below the poverty level. It's been found to have a deep impact on brain development- though not impossible to overcome, we need to address the issue intentionally
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