Category Archives: Leadership

Boone County Schools

A classmate of mine has been given the February 2015 Break the Mold Honor for her county.  So proud!  Check it out!

Boone County Schools.

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Why ESL Teachers Should Have a YouTube Channel

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ESL teachers have valuable information that we need to share!

Why ESL Teachers Should Have a YouTube Channel.

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Inspirational Short Films: Validation- Wrong Side of the Bed

This will brighten your day and will urge you to make another’s

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Validation is an independent short film about, well being validated. It talks about the importance of encouragement and motivation, of letting someone know that that he or she is doing something right. SOURCE: squidoo.com

Kurt Kuenne’s short film, ”Validation,” has played at 34 film festivals and won 17 awards. SOURCE: openculture

Directed By Kurt Kuenne

validation LESSON PLAN ON THIS VIDEO (SOURCE: film-english.com)

PLAY THE Compliment Game POSTED by  ddeubel (SOURCE: community.eflclassroom.com)

OLDER RELATED POST 1: Have you given someone a compliment today?

Normality takes a turn on his head when Mr Average Joe suffers a very unlucky day when he gets up on the wrong side of the bed. Will he manage to get back on the right side of life or will he be doomed to suffer bad fortune for the rest of the day?

Directed by Daniel Lucchesi / USA / 2006 SOURCE: shortsbay.com

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Immersion, a short film

Immersion is a short film by Dr. Richard Levien, a theoretical physicist turned filmmaker, that really brings to light the need for advocacy of ELLs in the classroom.

http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/immersion

 

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5 Myths about being an independent language or literacy professional (and secrets of the trade you need to know)

5 Myths about being an independent language or literacy professional (and secrets of the trade you need to know).

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