Effective Professional Development in Schools

26/11/2013

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from: WeAreTeachers’s Page

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Retire the Boring PD

18/11/2013

From:
WeAreTeachers’s Page

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Using Internet Resources to Connect, Collaborate & Share

11/11/2013

Created by Judie Haynes

Using internet resources to connect,collaborate & share -iowa from Judie Haynes

ELL teacher: Using internet resources to connect & collaborate

08/11/2013

A presentation by the distinguished authors and professional leaders and friends Judie Haynes and Karen Nemeth. Full Powerpoint Presentation. Click here


What do YOU Do to Change Conditions?

05/11/2013

From:
Global Equality’s Page
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Common Core Ratchets Up Language Demands for English-Learners

01/11/2013

From:
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No one is a native speaker of academic English.

As the formal written and spoken language of classrooms and professional workplaces, academic English often bears little resemblance to the social, everyday language one needs to communicate effectively in most situations.

It encompasses precise vocabulary, complex grammatical structures, and sophisticated forms of discourse. For English-language learners, acquiring academic language is often the highest hurdle to clear before they can be deemed proficient in English and be able to fully engage in the kind of rich and rigorous content necessary to succeed later in college and a professional work life.


ELLs are Everyone’s Kids: The Role of Collaboration in the CCSS

23/10/2013

From one of my favorite people