The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are successful poor rural districts doing and how do they accomplish their mission?
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.