- Beyond ‘Hidden Figures’: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math WhizzesThe New York Times| February 22, 2017
- For Ed-Tech Company Newsela, 'Fake News' a Big Challenge - and OpportunityEducation Week| February 22, 2017
- For Children of Bilingual Parents, West Hartford School Offers Parent Read-Aloud ProgramHartford Courant (CT)| February 22, 2017
- Undocumented Teachers Shielded by DACA in Legal and Emotional Limbo Education Week | February 21, 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.