- Winners of the 2017 Youth Media AwardsSchool Library Journal| January 23, 2017
- Trump White House Hits Pause on Obama's ESSA Accountability RegulationsEducation Week| January 23, 2017
- Schools Expand ELL Programs, But Lack FundingLoHud.com| January 23, 2017
- With More Exposure to Science, English-Learners' Achievement SoaredEducation Week| January 20, 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.