- Ed. Dept.: Tribes, Districts Must Work Together on Behalf of Native StudentsEducation Week| September 29, 2016
- A Bold New Approach to English Proficiency for Kids: Lean On Their First LanguageSouthern California Public Radio| September 29, 2016
- School Program Helps New Teachers Get a Head StartBig Country Homepage (TX)| September 29, 2016
- Ed. Dept. Releases ESSA Guidance for English-Language LearnersEducation Week| September 23, 2016
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.