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Things To Do in Barcelona

Barcelona, the vibrant and beautiful Catalan capital, is a sophisticated cocktail of culture, history, and urban glamour, all wrapped in sensual …

Madrid, Barcelona (& Valencia) Suggested Itineraries & Tours

01 of 06<p>Guided Tours of Madrid and Barcelona<p>I don't know of any guided tours that show you both Barcelona and Madrid. Instead, they tend to merely …

Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners

6 Storytelling Apps That Get English Language Learners Talking

For English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom, speaking English in front of others — particularly native speakers — can cause tremendous …

Education Technology

Why it’s hard to be a teacher of English language learners — by an ELL teacher

Linda Chantal Sullivan is a high school teacher of English language learners (ELL) who works near Seattle, Washington. When she read a piece by educator Nancy E. Bailey on what makes school so hard for students, parents and teachers today (see the post below this one), she was inspired to write an …

Language Learning

Teaching English Abroad | Info + Advice

Student Engagement & Motivation Strategies & Tips.wmv

Assessment for learning: are you using it effectively in your classroom?

Engagement and effort are essential characteristics of good learners. Research indicates that children who start school socially and academically ahead of their peers tend to be more successful in school. This results in an achievement gap, which widens as children move through the school system if …

On Reading, Learning to Read, and Effective Reading Instruction: An Overview of What We Know and How We Know It

<b>by the Commission on Reading of the National Council of Teachers of English</b><p>There is an ongoing debate about reading. What is it? How is it learned? …

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers . Fluent Reading . Helpful Articles . Johnson School's School-wide Reading Effort | PBS

Article 2:<br>Johnson School's School-Wide Reading Effort<p>Staff at the Johnson School in Charlottesville, Virginia, developed its reading program in …

Teaching

English Language Learners

Many languages, one mission: education for all<p>Highlights:<p>Strategies to help everyone win when educators and families partner in the education of …

Language Learning

Reading Intervention Video

CTI - Collaborative Learning

What is collaborative learning? <br>What is the impact of collaborative learning or group work? <br>What are some examples of collaborative learning …

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

The truth is, and the research shows, students need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. …

The Vocabulary-Rich Classroom: Modeling Sophisticated Word Use to Promote Word Consciousness and Vocabulary Growth

The weather watcher<p>In Ms. Barker's (all names are pseudonyms) kindergarten classroom, just like in so many other kindergarten classrooms, the day …

Kids who struggle with reading: Predicting issues - and intervening - early

New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read – and it has to do with how the brain deciphers speech when it's noisy.<p>Scientists are looking for ways to tell, as young as possible, when children are at risk for later learning difficulties so they can …

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction: Meeting the Instructional Needs of ALL Students in our Classrooms

10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools) | Emerging Education Technologies

Start the New School Year With More Fun, Engaging Techniques and Resources Than You’ll Probably be Able to use all Year!<p>Are you looking for ways to …

Understanding and Assessing Fluency

Let's cut through the buzz around fluency and review what reading fluency is, why it is essential to ensure that our students have sufficient …

Teaching