TESOL's 2013 issue brief on the CCSS for ELLs includes a brief history of the standards movement, information on how the Common Core State Standards were developed, and an overview of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Blog: Leading Professional Development
This report summarizes TESOL's Common Core and ELLs convening in February 2013 that brought together ESL teachers, administrators, researchers, thought leaders, and policymakers to discuss implementation questions and considerations.
We are excited to share Diane Staehr Fenner's new outstanding article from Educational Leadership, outlining three practical strategies for ELL assessment.
Following our recent series on using Socratic seminars with English language learners to build oral language skills, we learned about an exciting new video series from the Teaching Channel focused on academic conversations with ELLs featuring…you guessed it! A Socratic seminar.
In this post, I'll offer some tips for creating your own elevator speech and share examples of colleagues who've provided brief videos of their speeches online - where you are invited to add your own video clip!