Month: May 2012

RTI- Early Warning Indicators for English Language Learners/Bilingual Students in 9th Grade

This recent article by the National High Schools Center looked at Early Warning Indicators (EWI) of English language learners to identify graduation trends for these students. Edweek has published a recent article on this report and it highlights : 1. How well 9th graders perform in their courses predict whether they will graduate– more telling…

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En Español- Recursos para Padres y Maestros (Spanish Resources for Parents and Teachers

Here are 6 great website with a variety of activities that support Spanish language. Great for Dual Language Programs and ESL students learning English Spanish Resources here are a few that are excellent and have families pages in addition for resources for teachers etc. Colorin Colorado: http://www.colorincolorado.org/families/ Esta pagina de web en Español ha sido…

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New Center on Cultural Diversity and Dual Language Supports for Early Chidlhood

For any one interested in resources on diversity and dual language learners please visit the the National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness. This center provides the Head Start community with research-based information, practices, and strategies to ensure optimal academic and social progress for linguistically and culturally diverse children and their families. http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/cultural-linguistic/center Please share…

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