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Column: English learners feel left behind

Column: English learners feel left behind | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Immigrants often lack resources and tools, such as a computer or translator to help them overcome their language barrier while learning online.
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Parenting with an accent: How multicultural families raise their bilingual children in New Zealand | Stuff.co.nz

Parenting with an accent: How multicultural families raise their bilingual children in New Zealand | Stuff.co.nz | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Seung-Hee Cindy Pak has taught Korean to Kiwi kids for nearly 20 years, but teaching her own child was her biggest challenge yet.
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Speak the Same

Speak the Same | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
New Mexico public schools’ push to improve literacy rates reinforces longstanding English-centric language development, frustrating some educators.
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5 Reasons to Use Technology in a Reading Program

5 Reasons to Use Technology in a Reading Program | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Technology is an integral part of every sector. The education sector has been increasingly using digital tools to support hybrid and home learning programs. The global education technology market size was valued at 74.6 billion in 2019 and is projected to grow to $404 billion by 2025. Integrating technology in education helps build literacy and […]
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English learners in college: From marginalized to invisible

English learners in college: From marginalized to invisible | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Support services and attention often drop off for students who still need support learning english in college.
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New National Effort to Address Effective Literacy for Multilingual Learners

New National Effort to Address Effective Literacy for Multilingual Learners | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
The National Committee for Effective Literacy (NCEL) has been formed with the aim of improving research, policies, and practices to ensure that English learner/emergent bilingual students leave school as proficient readers and writers
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Bilingual and Dual-Language Teacher Preparation Programs

Bilingual and Dual-Language Teacher Preparation Programs | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
► University of DelawareProgram Title: 4+1 MA in childhood education in languages, literatures and cultures (with elementary teacher education or early childhood education BS)Format: CampusLength: Five yearsCredit Hours: 150–153Specializations: Unique interdisciplinary 4+1 program, emphasis on pedagogy, language and culture ► Georgia State UniversityProgram Title: MEd in elementary education, dual-immersion concentrationFormat: OnlineLength: Depends on number of credits taken per semesterCredit hours: 36Specializations: Dual-immersion concentration ► DePaul UniversityProgram Title: Bilingual-bicultural education master’s degreeFormat: Online/campus/hybridLength: Twelve coursesCredit hours: 48 quarter hours (not semesters)Specializations: First master’s in Midwest in bilingual-bicultural education; ESL and/or bilingual endorsements included; pre-K–12 and adult focus Program Title: Early childhood education BS with required
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Effective Literacy Education for English Learners Webinar

Effective Literacy Education for English Learners Webinar | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
This webinar, hosted by the National Committee for Effective Literacy, will focus on effective literacy instruction for English learners and emergent bilingual students by documenting and discussing what is missing from current national trends. Research results will also be presented from studies demonstrating effective literacy models that are comprehensive, culturally responsive and inclusive of foundational skills, but not limited by them.
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Oracy Toolkit - San Diego County Office of Education

Oracy Toolkit - SDCOE serves our county’s most vulnerable students and supports school leaders, teachers, and students across the county.
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Community Groups Call Upon State To Release Plan To Overhaul New Mexico Education System

Community Groups Call Upon State To Release Plan To Overhaul New Mexico Education System | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
“As a former ELL student and a first generation graduate, I understand the vital role that opportunities, support and access play within the public school system,” said Transform Education NM Executive Director Cindy Nava.
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Immigrant parents complain of language barriers in schools | Nation And World | yakimaherald.com

Immigrant parents complain of language barriers in schools | Nation And World | yakimaherald.com | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don't speak English say they've long been excluded from parts of their children's education because of language barriers, an issue that's only been exacerbated
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Autistic children can easily become bilingual - research - The Jerusalem Post

Autistic children can easily become bilingual - research - The Jerusalem Post | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
New research shows that autistic children learn two languages easily, and it can even enrich their lives.
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Chronemics and the Nonverbal Language of Time

Chronemics and the Nonverbal Language of Time | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Through the lens of chronemics, we can examine why time appears to have a different essence at, well, different times.
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Literacy in Spanish and English

Literacy in Spanish and English | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated in today’s public schools. The mastery of these skills—including oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and use of phonics—helps ELs develop the strong reading foundation needed for grade-level learning and success across all subject areas. Whether these early literacy skills are taught in students’ first languages or the target language of English, they are critical to ensuring students’ long-term success. By the Numbers: The Need to Support ELsData shows Hispanic students experienced greater unfinished learning in reading, as well as math, over
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Families like mine need more bilingual children’s books

Families like mine need more bilingual children’s books | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Frustrated by the publishing industry’s exclusion of families like ours, I founded Para KIDS!, writes Daniela Palacios.
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The 3 Es of Using Translated Materials

The 3 Es of Using Translated Materials | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Social–emotional learning (SEL) has gained traction in education over the last 20 years. Over the previous two years, it has held a prominent place in the headlines as a top concern of teachers, due primarily to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, educators are now focusing on identifying high-quality, evidence-based programs for their schools.The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), which is a go-to for all things SEL, defines SEL as “the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective
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A Beautiful Language: Dual enrollment introduces HS students to deaf culture | Vermont Business Magazine

“I’ve completely fallen in love with ASL and the deaf culture and I just couldn’t wait until next semester,” she said. “It’s just a beautiful language.” As a mentor last fall, she worked closely with instructor Jacob Veeder.
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UCLA course allows students to apply Spanish language skills in real-world setting

UCLA course allows students to apply Spanish language skills in real-world setting | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Books in a classroom are often not enough as Latino community members have much to share with Spanish language students, said Carla Suhr, a Spanish linguistics professor and director of the Community Engagement Program.
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Senators look to improve bilingual education in V.I. public schools | News | virginislandsdailynews.com

Senators look to improve bilingual education in V.I. public schools | News | virginislandsdailynews.com | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
People from across the Caribbean, and from around the world, call the Virgin Islands home, and that is reflected in the multitude of languages spoken in the territory
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Minecraft world inspires kids to learn English

Minecraft world inspires kids to learn English | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Leading designers at Cambridge University and Microsoft have launched an immersive learning experience in the Minecraft world to support young children in their English education
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Ellen Ochoa, first Latina to go to space, to publish bilingual STEAM-themed children's book series

Ellen Ochoa, first Latina to go to space, to publish bilingual STEAM-themed children's book series | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
The renowned Latina engineer and researcher aims to promote scientific curiosity and the fundamentals of STEAM among young readers.
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Williams: A New — and Long Past Due — Roadmap for Overhauling How Schools Serve English Learners

Ever talked to a precocious elementary schooler? Then you know all about collective nouns. What do you call more than one dog? A pack! A group of cattle? A herd! And, of course, sheep hang in flocks, fish swim in schools, and — best of all — those noisy birds on the roof are a […]
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Celebrating Maine Heritage Through a Love of Language: Meet Jonna Bouré - EIN Presswire

Celebrating Maine Heritage Through a Love of Language: Meet Jonna Bouré - EIN Presswire | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
“My dad did not speak French, but my grandparents did. I always knew they could speak another language, but it was hidden,” said Jonna Bouré, French and Spanish
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Creating a supportive environment for English learners - News - Missouri State University

Creating a supportive environment for English learners - News - Missouri State University | Dual Language Education Challenges & Opportunities | Scoop.it
Faculty member receives close to $3 million grant from U.S. Department of Education to train teachers.
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