- Bureau of Indian Education Joins WIDA Consortium on English-LearnersEducation Week| September 30, 2016
- Boston Brings the Music Back by Boosting Arts EducationPBS NewsHour| September 30, 2016
- Banned Books Are Often Diverse Books. Check the Stats.School Library Journal| September 30, 2016
- Ed. Dept.: Tribes, Districts Must Work Together on Behalf of Native StudentsEducation Week| September 29, 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.