English Instruction and Math: A Good Combination

01/10/2017

A good reading for teachers who are interested in content English in How to make math a key part of your ELL curriculum at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/09/25/make-math-key-part-ell-curriculum/

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Bilingual Brains and Math: Did You Know? Cognitive Science Study

29/09/2017

Super interesting research findings in Bilingual People’s Brains Process Arithmetic in a Quirky Way, Study Shows at https://www.sciencealert.com/bilinguals-use-different-parts-of-their-brain-to-solve-arithmetic-in-each-language


The Best Advice To Content Teachers About Supporting English Language Learners

22/09/2017

As always, good advice from Larry Ferlazzo at http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2017/09/08/the-best-advice-to-content-teachers-about-supporting-english-language-learners/


Educational Websites by Content Area: Great for Building Background Knowledge in English Learners!

19/09/2017

Frontloading, academic language, and so much more!  Find it at http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/09/32-educational-websites-organized-by.html

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Catching Two Birds: Using Literature For Science and Math in English Lessons

06/09/2017

Excerpt:

Researchers at Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreachpartnered with teachers to design a program they call Novel Engineering, which plays on the literary strengths of elementary school teachers to help them explore hands-on science-oriented activities in their classrooms. Teachers pick a book with tension in it to read, but stop halfway to ask students to generate a list of problems the character is facing. Then students split off into pairs to design, prototype, test and iterate on solutions to their chosen problem.

Find the entire piece at https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2017/08/22/a-literacy-based-strategy-to-help-teachers-integrate-science-skills/


English Math Content Lesson Idea: Video

31/07/2017

Find it in This free tool is a great choice for introducing students to a number line that you can customize to fit their needs at http://www.simplek12.com/math/use-interactive-number-line/


DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY: MOTIVATING STUDENTS TO LEARN ACADEMIC ENGLISH

10/05/2017

Get the guide at:  http://www.middleburyinteractive.com/digital-courses/english-language-learning/school-solutions/case-studies/motivating-students-learn?utm_source=eSchoolNews-eBlast-051017


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