Approach to English
A systemwide program that
offers in-depth reading and
writing sessions works for
all students, not just English
Fair And Square
Assessments for ELLs
Diane Staehr Fenner
Three ways to ensure
more equitable and valid
assessments for ELLs.
With Open Arms
Schools must make school
more welcoming, especially
to those students who feel
that no one cares.
EL Study Guide
Wayne Wright and Jane Hill
Jane Hill, author with Kirsten B.
Miller of Classroom Instruction
That Works with English
Language Learners (2nd ed.,
ASCD, 2013), talks about what
beginning English language
learners need from their
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