Today's suggestions on teaching ELLs academic language are contributed by Julie Harris, Emily Phillips Galloway, Nonie Lesaux, John Spencer, Erik M. Francis, and Donna DeTommaso - Kleinert.
Marilee Sprenger, author of the book, "101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick," agreed to answer a few questions.
Tan Huynh, Vicky Giouroukakis, Maureen Connolly, Margo Gottlieb, and Ivannia Soto share suggestions on assisting English Language Learners with academic writing skills.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: How do we teach ELLs formal language and how to write argument essays for the CCSS?
Tom Rademacher, author of the new book, "It Won't Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter To Teaching," agreed to answer a few questions.
Pernille Ripp, Alfonso Gonzalez, Jeremy Adams, Roxanna Elden, Ann Mausbach, Kim Morrison, Michael Haggen, and Maia Heyck-Merlin contribute their ideas on how to end the school year well.
Timothy D. Walker, author of the new book, "Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies For Joyful Classrooms," agreed to answer a few questions.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the most important things to keep in mind when ending a school year?
Elliot Y. Merenbloom, Barbara A. Kalina, Thomas R. Hoerr, Erik M. Francis, Andrew Miller, and Effuah Sam contribute their ideas on extending or not extending the school year/day.
Matthew Lynch, author of the new book Understanding Key Education Issues: How We Got Here And Where We Go From Here, agreed to answer a few questions.