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Teaching Language Starts with Our Students

By: Eugenia Mora-Flores, Ed.D.Posted 01/18/23
Teaching Language Starts with Our Students

All language communities share common goals, to communicate effectively with one another to meet personal and collective purposes. Developing academic language is similar. What makes social language experiences so successful and what can we learn from those experiences to support language learning in school and classroom contexts? Read this quick blog to get tips and activities for guiding the language learning process in school.

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5 Ways to Build Social Emotional Learning through Literacy

Throughout the pandemic, some students have been in survival mode. With the return to face-to-face instruction this school year, students desperately need in-class support to develop their SEL skills and thrive. Read on to get five strategies for integrating SEL instruction and activities into your literacy block.

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5 Steps to Reaching Academic Equity in Your Schools and Classrooms

Effecting Change for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners gives teachers the opportunity for teachers everywhere to effect change for their learners. Here are five steps to reaching academic equity in your schools and classrooms.

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Academic Equity in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

By: Dr. Almitra BerryPosted 03/12/21
Academic Equity in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

When schools closed beginning in March 2020, most systems struggled to implement remote learning. Schools, educators, learners, and parents just weren't prepared for that. Which is why academic equity has become a focus of schools across the nation.

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8 Ways to Overcome the Challenges of Distance Learning

In March when schools across the United States shut down their buildings and moved to an at-home learning model basically overnight, what you all did as teachers was truly incredible. You didn’t complain or run away; you did what teachers do.   You rolled up your sleeves, met the challenge head on, and MADE THINGS HAPPEN. No matter how many years you have been teaching, no one in education has ever faced this kind of a challenge. Yet you got to the other side of the 2019–2020 distance learnin

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Leading in a Time of Crisis:  Why All Educational Leaders Need to Make SEL a Priority

This time of forced school closures and alternative learning presents the opportunity to learn more about how to implement SEL and how it’s connected to equity, cultural inclusivity and family engagement, school climate and safety, and academic achievement.

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