Tag: english language learners

Tips for Launching a District-Wide Phonics Program

Over the course of a few years here at Lumpkin County Schools, our leadership team began to realize that literacy was a root cause of many challenges in our district. We serve a large...

U.S. Department of Education Focuses on Equity

Last month, the U.S. Department of Education held the first installment of its Equity Summit Series, “Building Equitable Learning Environments in Our Schools.” The program featured First Lady Jill Biden, Secretary of Education Miguel...

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When we have a chance to look back, many in education will recognize 2020 as the year that learning radically changed. The impact of quickly pivoting the entire industry to an online environment has...
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Free Five-Day Virtual Teaching Academy For K-12 Educators

Attendees will create a personalized Blueprint for virtual learning to guide plans for the next academic year, including equitable access The Alliance for Virtual Learning – a coalition of online learning experts spearheaded by University...

Teachers ‘Optimistic’ about English Learner Success

A new McGraw-Hill Education survey shows that while social and emotional learning challenges still present hurdles for English Learners (ELs), the state of English Learning in the U.S. is improving rapidly, with most educators...

Recognizing Gifted English Learners

The National Center for Research on Gifted Education (NCREGE) has published a study, commissioned during the Obama administration, with funding from the U.S. Department...

1 in 4 Students is an English Language Learner: Are We Leaving Them Behind?

Despite a push to train and recruit more bilingual teachers, school counselors, and school administrators, the US is facing a shortage of educators who can support issues relevant to English language learners. English language learners — often...
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