December 2015




2016 Year Planner Conferences, workshops, observances and grant deadlines

Open Doors Report More students than ever are U.S.-bound to learn

Nail Polish and Baseball Bats Diana Kennedy suggests “googling for content” to inspire students to read

Growing Global Educators Deborah Ellis engages students in rigorous learning by harnessing their enthusiasm

Toward Biliteracy: Spanish and Californian Trajectories As demands grow for biliteracy in California, Cynthia García Dehbozorgi and Nehemias Giménez García compare the state’s initiatives to those of Spain

STEM in a Chaotic Classroom Lydia Withrow uses a CSI-themed project, creating a mock crime scene to incorporate STEM into her English curriculum

Last Writes Richard Lederer with a Dog’s ‘Night Before Christmas’

Reviews Jobshop Source and more.