Colorin Colorado- Assessment of ELLs

Once again I have to say I love this website. It is filled with valuable resources for teachers and parents working with bilingual students _WWW.COLORINCOLORADO.ORG

Attached is the link to the webcast

Do you want to know what “Colorin Colorado” este cuento se a acabado (and now this story has ended) stands for?

In Latin culture this saying is used as a way of letting children know the story is ending. This is idea is used similarly in English literature in books that being “Once upon a time….”


English Language Learners and RTI

Dear Readers,

Mary Anne Zehr a columnist at Education Week has just reviewed a brief that describes Response to Intervention for ELLs. Click here to link to the page and access the document

Brief by Jana Echavarria at The Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English-Language Learners, or CREATE.

Other resources:
Rinaldi & Samson, English Language Learners and Response to Intervention, Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol 40 (5), 6-14.
(includes a case study)

A Framework for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Design of Response-to-Intervention Models. Multiple Voices, 11(1), 24-41.