- From Refugees to Voting Rights, Books for Kids to Inspire an Inclusive SocietySchool Library Journal| February 28, 2017
- Latino Protests Prompt Chicago to Restore Funding for High-Poverty SchoolsEducation Week| February 27, 2017
- Superintendent Builds Bridges to New Immigrant CommunitiesEducation Week | February 24, 2017
- 'Girl Rising': How Education Helps Girls Overcome Poverty, Discrimination Vermont Public Radio| February 24, 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.