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Learning Language Every Day! An Activity Calendar for Children Ages 2.5-5.5 Years and Their Families
This calendar sample includes pages from each of the 6 available languages:
English, Spanish, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Simplified Chinese.
These large (13.5″ x 9 5/8″) 2015-16 wall calendars are designed to support home language development and learning at home. They feature full-color, child-friendly illustrations, suggested word lists, connections to Kindergarten expectations, and cut-out activity cards with developmentally-appropriate language-based activities. A two-page calendar guide, and focus bulletin for practitioners accompanies each classroom set of calendars.
Educators, please check out the new resource:
Promoting immigrant student success across America
“Thank you for offering a quality workshop! I learned a lot and will be able to use many of these great ideas. Sometimes I feel as if my students are overlooked. Not enough is being done to help them be more successful in school.” – Participant
Immigration can be a teaching and learning tool that benefits all of America’s increasingly diverse classrooms. Immigrant students, themselves, are gateways to the wider immigrant communities through their families, cultures and languages.
|Clockwise from top left: Susan Rojas, The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.; Eileen Kugler, Embrace Diverse Schools; Claire Tesh, American Immigration Council; Denzil Mohammed, The ILC Public Education Institute; and Silja Kallenbach, World Education, Inc.
These were some of the takeaways from the annual free online workshop, Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators
, hosted by The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. (ILC) Public Education Institute on July 8 and 9, 2015. The online workshop featured 10 experienced presenters interacting with educators from 29 states. Through in-depth presentations, interactive sessions and group chats, participants had the rare professional development opportunity to learn and share their knowledge and resources with fellow educators and experts. Read more.
Below are recordings of the six modules and the panel discussion from the free online workshop. To access the slides and other resources, please visit our website
to learn about all of The ILC Public Education Institute’s free online workshops, which have served more than 1,000 people across the country to date. You can sign up
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Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD, Associate Professor, Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology Department, Lynch School of Education, Boston College.
Sarah Lynn, Author, Pearson ELT; ESOL Instructor, Center for Workforce Development, Harvard University
Sara Burnett, Education Associate, Community Education Center at the American Immigration Council
Katie Li, Teacher and Instructional Coach, Charlestown High School, MA; Consultant, The Internationals Network for Public Schools
Silja Kallenbach, Vice President, U.S. Division, World Education, Inc.;
Eileen Kugler, President, Embrace Diverse Schools; Claire Tesh, Senior Manager, Community Education Center at the American Immigration Council;
Susan Rojas, ESOL Instructor, The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.
Denzil Mohammed, Director, The ILC Public Education Institute
Chiara Magini, Assistant Director, The ILC Public Education Institute
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