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
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid13332940001?bctid=22173369001

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….”

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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 http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2009/09/resource_research_briefs_on_tw.html.

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.

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