- Raising a Truly Bilingual ChildThe New York Times| July 19, 2017
- At First Denied U.S. Entry, Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Shows the World What They Can DoPBS NewsHour| July 19, 2017
- Principals Fought Hard for Their Share of Federal Money. Now It Might Be Taken Away.Education Week| July 19, 2017
- Scoring Adjustment to WIDA ACCESS 2.0 Leads to Retention in ESL Classes Around the CountryEducation Week| July 18, 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.