Last month, I began a series, Putting Theory into Practice: Implementing Effective Strategies for English Language Learners
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In my last blog post: “What does Common Core Mean for English Language Learners?” we explored some effective strategies for teaching English Language Learners (ELLs). In this series, we will delve deeper into those strategies and look at some practical ways to implement them in the classroom.
There are two converging ground swells in American education right now.
On the one hand, 45 states are implementing a universal set of standards that seek to not only direct teachers in what students should know at a certain level, but why they should know it and how they should be able to use it.