Culture Corner: Special Rites of Passage in China

28/09/2018

When working with Chinese heritage families and students, it is important to understand their culture. Find some facts here at https://cuecc.com/chinafeature/custom/2009824035304848.htm

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Using Assessment and Mistakes for Student Growth

16/11/2018

At http://blog.mindsetworks.com/entry/mistakes-are-not-all-created-equal

Excerpt:

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Why the types of mistakes matter and how to use them constructively,


English-Learners and ESSA: Many States Are Lowering Academic Goals, Advocates Charge

16/11/2018

Stay informed and read more at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2018/05/will_state_essa_plans_meet_the_needs_of_english_learners.html


A Story About Mayan Mam Language in the USA

15/11/2018

Interesting story about Lanin=Americans sho do not speak Spanish at http://kalw.org/post/oakland-raised-maya-are-bridging-mam-language-gap-local-courts#stream/0


Teacher Summer: 6 Books That Explore the Immigrant Experience

15/11/2018

Got some time? Check out the titles and learn through stories at https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/05/31/six-summer-books-that-explore-the-immigrant-experience/


Talking With Your School Community About Immigration: Conversation Starters

14/11/2018

A great resource for handling “those” conversation at http://schooltalking.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/flipping-scripts-version-FINAL.pdf


Culture Corner: The Most Popular Foods in Europe

14/11/2018

find a map at https://theculturetrip.com/europe/articles/this-map-shows-the-most-popular-foods-in-europe/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=072018mapfoodeurope


Lesson Planning Corner: A Fortune-Telling Activity for the Simple Future Tense

14/11/2018

Find the activity at http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2018-06-01/index.html


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