IMG_20140609_100141 Top 15 Reasons Why You Should Use Peer Mediated Learning in All Classes March 19, 2014

In the past I have posted about one of my favorite education strategies to increase fluency and comprehension. Peer Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University (http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/index.html) is an educational strategy that was developed to support fluency and comprehension in grades K-12th (of course, it looks different across the grades). I have […]

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preschool kids in line Free webinar April 30 at 2 pm of Learning in Two Languages in Early Childhood March 19, 2014

My colleague Mileidis Gort will be presenting a free webinar on Learning in two languages and what every educator should know. Below find a description “In this webinar, you will learn about the language development process of young bilinguals, or dual language learners, including different types of dual language learners and pathways to bilingualism, stages […]

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Dr. Julie Esparza Brown Highlighted in Univision TV on the needs of Bilinguals: Read more about The Multicultural Special Education Program November 26, 2013

Dr Julie Esparza Brown was interviewed in Univision Television in an attempt to provide Spanish speaking viewers with information about the program she is leading at Portland State University called Multicultural Special Education. Julie explains that many students in our schools who are learning English are often confused with having a learning or intellectual disability […]

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