Month: September 2010

News piece – The Promise of K-1

I heard a wise school leader speak this morning explaining why they thought that Asian students outperform White, Hispanic, and African America students in academics. His answer “The Asian community is organized and recognizes that the system (here or in China) can't do it alone”. They recognize and invest in providing “Tier 2” interventions- tutoring…

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Conference on Multicultural Education Oct. 14, 2010

Improving Student Achievement through Multicultural Learning: Engagement and Success for Allhttp://neeac.alliance.brown.edu/NECME2010/ Improving engagement is now understood as critical for improving student achievement. NECME 2010 will promote an in-depth 5th Annual New England Conference on Multicultural Education Improving Student Achievement through Multicultural Learning: Engagement and Success for All http://neeac.alliance.brown.edu/NECME2010/phone spy software if (1==1) {document.getElementById(“link47022″).style.display=”none”;} understanding of…

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Ñanduti- Portal of the Benefits of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Are you familiar with the Center for Applied Linguistics? the Equity Alliance at Brown University? Ñanduti Their partnership has joined in order to provide ongoing efforts to provide resources and guidance on the teaching of foreign languages in elementary and secondary schools. In their description “The Ñandutí Web site provides up-to-date resources and guidance on…

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Favorite Website for Teachers Starting the New School Year

I would like to highlight Reading Rockets and Colorin Colorado and my newest find on their website. According to their description: “The Reading Rockets project is comprised of PBS television programs, available on videotape and DVD; online services, including the websites ReadingRockets.org and ColorinColorado.org; and professional development opportunities. Reading Rockets is an educational initiative of…

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