Special Education and ELLs: Policy and Guidelines


A much-needed update for educators at http://www.colorincolorado.org/school-support/special-education-and-english-language-learners/special-education-and-ells-policy-and


Resources for Teaching English Learners With Dyslexia


English Talking Books Resource Site


Great resource for special needs and English language learning learners:  https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-library-service-for-the-blind-and-physically-handicapped/about-this-service/?cid=loc-ppc_s=facebook_c=offsite-2017_ag=student-nf_kw=student2

Students with Learning Disabilities Can Learn New Languages


An important topic in today’s inclusive classrooms.  Read more https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/students-with-learning-disabilities-can-learn-new-languages/3991760.html

Easy Lesson Differentiation


Great tips and great use of technology in 5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences. Read more at https://educationblog.microsoft.com/2017/09/5-easy-adaptations-learners-extra-needs/#mhRvQoZLS1A96F21.99


How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school


Do you know how to accommodate your learners with dyslexia?  Chances are you had, have, or will have someone with this challenge in your learner groups.  Therefore, it is important to have some strategies ready to remove barriers to learning for your students.  Find a good resource at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/04/ew-dyslexia-friendly-school/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

What you can find in this link, excerpt:

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. In order to create a learning environment that feels safe, comfortable and empowering for students, schools need to adhere to basic guiding principles. In “Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly School,” Terrie Noland, national director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally, presented on early intervention for dyslexic students, using the right AT (assistive technology) tools and accommodations for each learner, and creating environments in which students can thrive.

Info About Dyslexia All English Language Teachers Should Know


A presentation relevant to all English teachers. Find it here:

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