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Learning loss is a reality that many English learners face. Interrupted learning has long impacted many ELs' education, and remote schooling environments have largely exacerbated these gaps. In order to combat learning loss in ELs, schools must supply teachers with the tools necessary to better identify and address the needs of each individual student.
In this episode, we dive into specific examples of these tools, including:
We discuss all this and much more with Dr. Adrian Johnson, Superintendent of Schools in Hearne, Texas. Dr. Johnson's district is 95.5 percent economically disadvantaged and faces unique challenges due to its rural location. Dr. Johnson is a regular contributor to Ellevation’s ELL Community. He has appeared on the In This Together docuseries as well as other episodes of Highest Aspirations. Dr. Johnson brings the important perspective of how rural school districts are working to best support their English learners.
During our conversation, we mention the following resources:
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