Top Eight Ways to Re-energize Your Teaching for Next School Year

Top Five Ways to Re-Energize Your Teaching for the Next School Year Summertime is a great time to re-energize your teaching career by taking some action and being proactive for the next school year. Many teachers keep notes on what worked and what didn’t. Others promise to read an inspirational educational book like “Teaching Like Champion”, and others set to start a masters program in a new area of education..

Great new Website for English Learners- Level 1, 2, & 3

Finding a great new resource for ELLs is always exciting. Brain Pop is a website with online games for kids. It has been around for a long time but it has changed greatly. The webpage also has great tools for teachers as well. It allows teachers to create quizzes and puzzles that are printable. My favorite new section is one for English learners. I have been asked many times by.

Response to Intervention (RTI) in Bilingual Schools– Position Paper

I wanted to share a 2010 document A FOCUS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELLs) AND THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: A POSITION STATEMENT 2RTI FINAL [5_5_10v2] on considerations of using RTI in bilingual language programs. The position papers summarizes why a 2RTI Model is better than a regular RTI model in bilingual language programs. It also speaks to the importance of language learning and how the 2RTI can serve as a framework.

Spanish Chat for Parents: Helping your child read even if you don’t know English

Spanish Chat for Parents:  Helping your child read even if you don’t know English

These post is a link to a live chat for Understood.Org, a division of the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Understood.org is a website for parents who have questions about their children who have learning and attention issues. The website conducts daily webinars and chats in Spanish and English on critical topics for parents. It is a great resource for parents and the link to their main page. This post.

Spanish Chat Para Padres Que Quieran Saber Sobre el Proceso de Educacion Especial

Spanish Chat Para Padres Que Quieran Saber Sobre el Proceso de Educacion Especial

These post is a link to a live chat for Understood.Org, a division of the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Understood.org is a website for parents who have questions about their children who have learning and attention issues. The website conducts daily webinars and chats in Spanish and English on critical topics for parents. It is a great resource for parents and the link to their main page. This post.

Spanish Chat: Bajas calificaciones en lenguaje: dominio limitado de un segundo idioma o discapacidad del lenguaje

I have been doing a series of Web Chats for Understood.Org, a division of the National Center for Learning Disabilities . Understood.org is a website for parents who have questions about their children who have learning and attention issues. The website conduct daily webinars and chats in Spanish and English on critical topics for parents. It is a great resource for parents and the link to their main page is.

A Quick Guide to Know How to Support Your Child’s Education

By Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D. January 30, 2014 Are you getting ready to prepare for next school year? Is your child a second language learner? Does your child struggle with school? Do you want to know what questions to ask when you meet with your child’s teacher? Parents are often trying to prepare their children for the demands of school but often times they get conflicting messages about what children should.

Recent Open Access Article- How RTI Can Address the Needs of English Language Learners (ELLs)

This recent article just appeared on Google Alerts and I wanted to share it here. The article provides a good summary of what is Response to Intervention (RTI) and culturally and linguistical diverse pedagogies. Aside from providing a good definition of all terms, they summarized the research on how culturally responsive pedagogy can impact the effectiveness and success of RTI. The focus is on Tier 1 Core instruction as a.

Read Conmigo a Great Website of Bilingual Reading Materials

Looking for bilingual reading options? Visit Read Conmigo The website has resources for parents, children, and teachers. You can even submit your story for potential publication. Teacher can also print out resources and worksheets. Signing up is free and you get access to 26 books and a report on a study they did on the use of tablets for reading bilingual books in the classroom. You can also share with.

Benefits of Immersion Language Schools NECN Report

I am happy to share that Boston’s Channel 5 just ran a story on the growing number of language immersion preschools in MA and shared that story of Pine Village Preschools. Now in their 14th year across 8 centers Pine Village Preschools provides young children with an incredible opportunity to become bilingual and reap the benefits on brain development that have been identified in the research. I was also excited.