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The Benefits of Teaching in Two Languages
Bilingual education facilitates connections beyond the confines of a classroom.
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New special report from Education Week on ELLs!
Articles in this special report explore the efforts states and school districts are making to effectively teach English-language learners.
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Ideas for English-Language Learners | Earth Day and the Environment
With Earth Day and Arbor Day this month, here are four exercises to help students practice their English while learning about the environment and their role in keeping it healthy.
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The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students
Few gifted programs across the country have done what Paradise Valley, Ariz., has done to identify and support gifted English language learners.
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Does More Time on the Playground Equal Success in the Classroom?
Some schools in Texas are taking part in a research project on the effects of giving elementary students four 15-minute recess periods per day.
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Why it matters when we butcher student names: Google hangout w/ @hari Sreenivasan today, 1pm EST #ActuallyMyNameIs
Does having a unique name affect you? Did a teacher ever butcher or make fun of it? Share your experiences using #ActuallyMyNameIs as part of NewHour's Google Hangout.
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With More Dual Language Schools, New Crop of Leaders Needed
A new master's program aims to combine bilingual education and leadership.
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These articles, websites, and books provide a great way for students to learn about the environment through language-rich activities.
On this page. Articles; Recommended Books and Websites. To get started, you may want to take a look at our section on Science Instruction for ELLs (which includes information about the Next Generation Science Standards), as well as our bilingual parent tips for science activities at home!
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Helping English-Learners Meet the Common Core's Speaking and Listening Standards
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How Can Teachers Meet The Needs Of Unaccompanied Minors Who Have Suffered 'Complex Trauma?'
About 30 Montgomery County Public Schools educators are sitting in a circle. Most of them teach English as a Second Language, or ESOL. Today it’s their turn to learn. The lesson is about understanding
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Happy Birthday, Cesar Chavez! Resources for supporting migrant students and related books for kids and teens
Educators who work with migrant farmworker students have a unique opportunity to make a significant difference for their students, even if they only work together for a short time. Learn more about the challenges that face migrant students and how to provide them with opportunities for success ...
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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).