Category Archives: Advocacy

Being an English Language Learner

Check out this short film, Immersion, which gives us a great view into what our students’ worlds might be like.  Definite food for thought about what some of our students are going through.

 

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Language, Meaning, and Connotation

This podcast, from PRI’s “The World,” discusses how different languages talk about pregnancy and the possible implications of word choice to talk about pregnancy.  Extremely interesting stuff….

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-04-14/language-pregnancy-seems-pregnant-meaning-it

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Fostering ELL Parental Involvement

Thanks to Kim Gearhart for finding this great video about boosting parental involvment for our ELLs!

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