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From an ‘Undocumented’ Boyhood to a Doctorate
A new memoir hopes to further the debate on immigration policy.
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Crash course in ESL teaching sees high attendance
The UNM/APS English as a Secondary Language summer program had a record 70 students attend its six-week program this year. Holbrook Mahn, associate professor in Literacy, Language, and Sociocultural Studies at UNM, said the 17-year-old institute condenses three of the five ESL courses into a six-week program for current and future teachers who want to receive English as a Secondary Language endorsement. “It’s a high-stress six weeks because you’r...
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Bilingual Parent Article: Why Reading to Your Kids in Your Home Language Will Help Them Become Better Readers
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What is behind the magic of Sesame Street?
A recent study concluded that children who watched Sesame Street in the 1970s fared better in school. Why?
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These books for young adults and mature readers portray a wide range of immigrant experiences representing the globe and capture the challenges of negotiating between two (or more!) countries, cultures, languages, and sets of dreams.
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When Should ELL Test Results Matter Under the ESEA?
It's an issue to watch as Congress rewrites the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--and as states are approved for waiver renewals under the current law.
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States in Holding Pattern on ELL Waiver Requests
Even though Florida got unprecedented federal flexibility when it comes to English-learners and accountability, a handful of other states have yet to see their requests approved.
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Dual Language Learners Reader Post #10: Preparing Educators to Work with DLLs
How are we preparing teachers to work with dual language learners? Can we improve?
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Congress: Bilingualism Is Not a Handicap
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These booklists capture a wide variety of immigrant experiences, both contemporary and historic.
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Carnegie Corporation of New York: Great Immigrants
Carnegie Corporation of New York addresses issues related to the Achievement Gap -- the gap in academic achievement that persists between minority and disadvantaged students and their white counterparts -- through the following programs: Urban and Higher Education New Designs for Education ...
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Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).