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Practical Steps to Supporting English Learners in ELA and Math Classrooms by Laura Austin, Carson City School District, & Crystal Gonzales, English Learners Success Forum

Classrooms today are likely to have at least one English learner (EL) student. How do we ensure they are learning the same content as other students? How do we ensure that they are achieving to their full potential? This doesn’t get addressed with “just good teaching” but, instead, requires intentional actions and dedicated conviction to adapt curriculum, policies, and practices …

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Interview with Mariama Sesay-St. Paul

In this episode, Sierah Tyson, the Education Nomad, sits down with Mariama Sesay-St. Paul to talk about literacy education that helps students meet high expectations. Mariama Sesay-St. Paul is a vice principal of curriculum and instruction at Science Park High School in the Newark Public School District. She began her career as an educator in 2000 as a Teach For …

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3 Things Our ELA Team is Reading Right Now

With the new school year just around the corner (and for some, already beginning), ELA teachers across the country are preparing to usher the next generation further down the path of literacy. To that end, we asked our ELA team to share articles or books that have helped them improve their practice.  Ending the Reading Wars: Reading Acquisition From Novice …

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