Month: August 2009

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans

Today I attended the White House Initiative (WHI) on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Community Conversation in Boston, MA. It was an incredible opportunity for CHANGE! This purpose of the event was to participate in a community conversation about the future of educational opportunity and excellence for Hispanic Americans. Juan Sepulveda, The WHI Executive Director…

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Featured on Cleared View Education

We have featured in this great website under special education related topics at number 54! *Cleared View Education Here is their description: 100 Best Blogs for Teachers of the Future August 4th, 2009 Working hard to earn your teaching degree, you are likely ready to jump right into your own classroom already. Before you do…

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Available training for Academic Vocabulary Instruction for Pre-K – 2nd Grade ELLs

WestEd’s SchoolsMovingUp: “Academic Vocabulary for Pre-K – Grade 2 English Language Learners” YOU ARE INVITED TO AN E-WORKSHOP SERIES Presenter: Pamela Spycher , Ph.D., Director of English Learners and the Language Arts (ELLA ) at WestEd Dates: September 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2009 Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm (PST) Cost: $400 (Please see “Group…

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Great Vocabulary Resources for ELL and Two-Way Program Teachers

cure for herpes ry these websites you will love them for your classroom: Vocab Grabber Vocab Grabber is a new feature from the people who created The Visual Thesaurus.“…it intelligently extracts key vocabulary from any text you’re interested in, allowing you to sort, filter, and save the most relevant vocab words.” See http://www.visualthesaurus.com/vocabgrabber/ WordSift This…

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