WORDLESS VIDEOS FOR ELT

12/04/2019

via WORDLESS VIDEOS FOR ELT-2


Working With Visual Texts: Tapping Into Student Passions

04/03/2019

Good tips at https://www.middleweb.com/39117/3-ways-to-help-students-analyze-visual-texts/


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


Must-Have Resources for Administrators about Supporting Immigrant Families

13/11/2019

From one of my favorite resource sites:

https://www.colorincolorado.org/blog/must-have-resources-administrators-about-supporting-immigrant-families


Here’s how the literary world is shedding light on the lives of undocumented kids and teens

12/11/2019

An article with great resources


Tech Tips: MERRIAM-WEBSTER LAUNCHES PUKU, AN ADAPTIVE VOCABULARY TRAINING APP

11/11/2019

Find more here


APA News: Hyphen

10/11/2019

Link to publication. Stay abreast of APA and don’t forget to order your new edition. Excerpt:

We updated our hyphen guidance this year to say no hyphen is needed in a compound modifier if the modifier is commonly recognized as one phrase, and if the meaning is clear and unambiguous without the hyphen.
One example is first quarter touchdown. pic.twitter.com/8AJc0zCwJm

— AP Stylebook (@APStylebook) August 28, 2019


09/11/2019

Downloadable resource here


Tone vs. Mood: How to Use Tone and Mood in Your English Writing

08/11/2019

Teach your students how to use each. More here


4 Videos SUPPORTING IMMIGRANTS IN SCHOOLS: 4 VIDEOS

07/11/2019

Please share with your school communities or use them for PD. Link

Excerpt of the Website:

Videos:

KEY IMMIGRATION ISSUES

This video for all PreK-12 educators and leaders describes registration guidelines and immigration laws, and offers suggestions for welcoming new students, including unaccompanied minors, responding to ICE, as well as other ways that educators can be advocates for students and families.

APPROACHES TO EDUCATING REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS

This video shows how educators can address refugee issues, inside and outside the classroom. It also describes steps that school districts can take to ensure that immigrant families are included in their children’s education, and highlights students’ suggestions of ways that teachers can improve their schooling experiences.

IMMIGRATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

This video shows how a 1st/2nd grade bilingual teacher brings current immigration issues into her classroom through literature. The video also shows how schools can collaborate with immigrant advocacy organizations, and make stronger connections with families.

IMMIGRATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

This video highlights a high school Dream Team, and shows how other schools can start their own club for immigrant justice. It also shows how a school counselor ensures that undocumented students have access to information about attending and funding college.


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