What We're Reading - March 6, 2019
Here are 6 articles that are trending this week in the ELL Community...
- In a blog post featured by Seidlitz Education, Valentina Gonzalez describes how the workshop approach can support English learners and provides actionable steps on how to implement it with reading and writing activities.
- From New America, Aaron Loewenberg describes Head Start's efforts to frame bilingualism as an asset and discusses why quality early childhood education is particulary important for dual language learners
- In a response to a previous article from Education Week and The Hechinger Report about the benefits of retaining English learners in the third grade, authors of the study and other EL experts urge caution in applying this strategy too widely.
- From Language Magazine, Joanna Duggan and Teddi Pedaris lay out the 10 key components of an effective English learner plan - from identification to reclassification.
- Natalie Arbatman, a student at Mountain View High School in California, writes about how English learners and special education students can find success in the arts. This article appears in The Oracle, a student run publication.
- From LA School Report, Laura Greanias analyzes a new survey that shows significant differences in how English and Spanish speakers view their schools, and the results are compelling.
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