- Research Aims to Bring English-Learner Data Into FocusEducation Week| August 21, 2017
- High-Achieving, Low-Income Students: Where Elite Colleges Are Falling ShortNPR| August 21, 2017
- "Malala's Magic Pencil" by Malala Yousafszai | SLJ ReviewSchool Library Journal| August 21, 2017
- Virginia's Test Scores Hold Steady Overall But English Learners Make StridesThe Washington Post| August 17, 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.