Book: How a Behaviorist Framework, Flawed Research, and Clever Marketing Have Come to Define – and Diminish – Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners

08/05/2015

This week for free on Amazon, Kindle version of THE TROUBLE WITH SIOP, J. Crawford and S. Adelman Reyes:
How a Behaviorist Framework, Flawed Research, and Clever Marketing Have Come to Define – and Diminish – Sheltered Instruction for English Language Learners

Check out the book yourself…

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BICS and CALP Explained by Cummins

29/04/2015

What better way to learn about theoretical constructs than by the person who invented them?  Watch the video here to learn about BICS and CALP:

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/56112120″>Dr Jim Cummins explains the differences between BICS and CALP.</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/teachaway”>Teach Away Inc.</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>


How Student Centered Is Your Classroom?

06/02/2015

As many of you know, I am a constructivist teacher and LOVE inquiry learning.  So, evidently, this article speaks to me.  Read more and check your own situation:  http://www.edutopia.org/blog/how-student-centered-your-classroom-rebecca-alber


Socratic Circles and the Common Core: An Introduction (Part I

11/12/2014


“Sheltered Instruction” for ELLs

21/11/2014


Lesson Plan, Ready to Go: Smartphone Addicts: A Project-Based Learning Activity

12/11/2014

From our friends at TESOL, always good stuff:

See more at: http://blog.tesol.org/smartphone-addicts-a-project-based-learning-activity/#sthash.VIVcIIOj.dpuf

 


Video: Natural Approach

07/11/2014


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