I'm intrigued by a description of a supplementary computer math program than is described as a learning tool that "doesn't require any language at all."
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September 24, 2010
August 11, 2010
Experts on the education of English-language learners will be on hand at a conference in September to discuss how the common core standards can be implemented appropriately for such students.
April 28, 2010
The New York Times provides a collection of lesson plans and ideas on how to teach about immigration through The Learning Network.
March 23, 2010
The World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment, or WIDA, consortium is trying to have more say over how publishers create curricular materials aligned with its English-proficiency standards.
January 15, 2010
Quality Counts 2010 finds that 39 states provide resources or guides accompanying their content standards in core academic areas that are geared to special student populations.
January 06, 2010
Materials are available only in English at 16 percent of school libraries in this country, according to respondents to a 2009 survey conducted by the American Association of School Librarians.
January 05, 2010
Ragina D. Shearer, a middle school teacher in Denton, Texas, says that reading aloud to English-learners helps them acquire vocabulary and feel the rhythm of English.
December 16, 2009
The What Works Clearinghouse of the U.S. Department asked the question about whether the tutoring intervention Reading Recovery works for English-language learners but didn't reach a conclusion.
December 04, 2009
A new book published by Jossey-Bass includes information about how to implement Response to Intervention with English-language learners,
November 04, 2009
In his latest move to try to get Tucson Unified School District to halt offering ethnic studies, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction has commissioned a study looking at the test scores of students who take the ethnic studies compared with Hispanics in the state who don't.