Claudia Rinaldi, Ph.D.

Claudia is a Full Professor of Education and Chair of the Education Program at Lasell University. Claudia is a researcher, consultant, and teacher educator committed to addressing the needs of bilingual students who are learning English and have a disability.

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Benefits of Immersion Language Schools NECN Report

I am happy to share that Boston’s Channel 5 just ran a story on the…

Does this English Learner have a Disability or a Language Difference?

How many times do teachers ask you how you differentiate between a learning disability and…

Implementing MTSS– A How to Book

Announcing “Practical Ways to Engage All Struggling Readers: A Multi-tiered Instructional Approach Using Hi-lo Books”…

Blogging Using Voice and an Avatar- The possibilities for Students

I just discovered this great free app to add a video presence via an avatar.…

How Do You get Your District Started with Multi-tier System of Supports (RTi & PBIS)?

Here is a great small collection of readings and websites that district leaders can explore…

Top 15 Reasons Why You Should Use Peer Mediated Learning in All Classes

In the past I have posted about one of my favorite education strategies to increase…

Free webinar April 30 at 2 pm of Learning in Two Languages in Early Childhood

My colleague Mileidis Gort will be presenting a free webinar on Learning in two languages…

Being Leaders versus Managers in Education

In reading a short article on the differences between leaders and managers, it made me…

MTSS/RTI: Towards a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Appropriate Model for ELLs

Here is the link to my most recent webinar on how to implement Multi-Tiered Systems…

Dual Language Learners in State Early Learning Guidelines and Standards

Here is the actual link to this great resources by state. Please link here