- 5 Million English Language Learners: A Vast Pool of Talent, At RiskNPR| February 23, 2017
- César Morales: Superintendent Fosters Love of ReadingEducation Week| February 23, 2017
- Federal Hiring Freeze Leads Some Army Bases to Suspend Pre-K and Other Child ProgramsThe Washington Post| February 23, 2017
- Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math WhizzesThe New York Times| February 22, 2017
Ideas for Families
Part II of the series on informational text will first provide an overview of what close reading is and could mean for ELLs, including some definitions of close reading. Then I’ll present the role of background knowledge, which is a major consideration with teaching ELLs close reading, and share some recommended resources.