A recent article published in The Hechinger Report by Sarah Butrymowicz takes an in-depth look at how schools serving Diné (Navajo) students are responding to the Common Core State Standards, adopted by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) for use in its schools nationwide.
This week I'll share some ways in which students' culture might impact writing within the CCSS framework.
I’ll start this week by giving you an overview of how the writing standards are organized in the CCSS for English Language Arts/Literacy as well as some initial "ELL questions" I had when taking a deeper look at the standards.
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.
In a speech given to the Association for a Better New York today, American Federation of Teachers’ President Randi Weingarten called for a moratorium on all “stakes” associated with the CCSS assessments.
In this post, I’ll first share some highlights of the Californians Together Common Core advocacy toolkit, and then I’ll leave you with my takeaways.
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.
In this week’s post, I will take a deeper look at the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) themselves and will share some resources on teaching science to ELLs with you.
The institute focused on how the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) will impact the ELL field and provide more depth, rigor and equity to science education.
First, I will set the stage by sharing one expert's view of academic language for ELLs. Next, I will introduce you to a new book series from Corwin that focuses on theory as well as practical ideas for teaching ELLs the academic language of mathematics and English language arts. Finally, I’ll showcase some practical examples for teaching mathematics to ELLs in grade 2 from one of the book’s chapters.