#3 was a biggie for me. Enjoy.
read the list here: http://www.ef.com/blog/language/you-know-youre-fluent-in-another-language-when/
As an English learner myself, I can relate to each one of the items… Reading the list brings back memories…
It is an urgent matter to prepare schools for immigrant and immigrant children. Excerpt:
The nation’s foreign-born population is projected to reach 78 million by 2060, making up 18.8 percent of the total U.S. population, according to new Census Bureau population projections. So there’s no time like the present for improving intervention and support systems for immigrant-origin children and their families.
Read more here: http://www.edcentral.org/immigrant-originchildren/
Read more about the importance of global competence in “Diversity drives demand for global lessons” here http://www.districtadministration.com/article/diversity-drives-demand-global-lessons
Here is a handy little video by one of my classmates. She collaborated with her school’s ESL teacher to produce this informational bit on how to better understand ACCESS scores.
Here’s a video created by one of my wonderful classmates. She’s very articulate and does a great job explaining the reasons why we should use assessment with ELLs as well as how to do so.
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