How Lessons Can Fail ELs

05/01/2020

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How to support ESL students: Resources

20/12/2019

Find great resources here


Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools

13/09/2019

The country of origin does not allow us to assume the language someone uses. We need to drill deeper to find out. More here


[White Paper] English Learners: 3 Unique Learner Profiles and Support Strategies

05/08/2019

Find info on instructional needs here


Information and Resources WIDA Screener For New Students

09/07/2019

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Find more information, resources, and links (excerpt) in the attached document above

The WIDA Screener is an English language proficiency assessment given to incoming students in Grades 1-12 to assist educators with the identification of students as English language learners. WIDA offers the following resources to help educators prepare for back-to-school screener assessments.

  • • State Identification and Placement Guidance
  • • Let’s Get Going: WIDA Screener Online
  • • Technology Readiness Checklist
  • • Let’s Get Going: WIDA Screener Paper
  • • WIDA Screener Paper Score Calculator
  • • WIDA Store

There are also two recorded webinars to give you a jump start.

  • • WIDA Screener Online Recorded Webinar
  • • WIDA Screener Paper Recorded Webinar

English-Learners and Reclassification: Principals Play Pivotal Role, Study Finds

28/04/2019

Interesting info here


Retaining English-Language Learners or Not?

30/03/2019

It’s not as easy to answer as recent publications suggested. More here


Inclusion & Integration Visual

22/03/2019

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How Can English Learners Participate?

21/03/2019

Are you or your colleagues struggling with the involvement of English learners? Find some ideas here on how to be more effective.


Dual Language Learners Toolkit

17/03/2019

Useful tools for schools at https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/culture-language/article/dual-language-learners-toolkit


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