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What We're Reading - March 7, 2017

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In the spirit of Continuous Learning, here is a curated collection of what we've been reading recently. As always, we encourage you to join our growing ELL Community, and share these articles using the hashtag #ELLReads!

Policy and Practice

  • The Washington Post reports on The Schools of Opportunity Project, which focuses on resolving "unequal learning chances resulting from problems like poverty and racism". They call this the "opportunity gap", not the "achievement gap". 

Teaching and Learning

ELL Spotlight

  • Education Week profiles Denver Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova's work in promoting equity for all students - including effective strategies for ELLs - in their 2018 Leaders To Learn From series.
  • What does it look like to successfully teach both language and content to ELL students in science classes? ecoRI News profiles Teacher of the Year for Excellence in Environmental Education Kerri Withrow Valentine. For more ideas, check out the video from our last blog post.

What are you reading? Leave a comment below and share on social media using the hashtag #ELLReads.

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