English Language Learners with Disabilities? A Great Resource for Districts, Schools, and Families

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IMPACT Newsletter, a new resource from the University of Minnesota. The newsletter presents 18 short practitioner/teacher friendly articles focused on the needs of English Language Learners with disabilities. Articles include critical issues like ELLs with disabilities in a Response to Intervention framework by our own Dr. Julie Esparza Brown, issues related to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), resources for parents and professionals from a variety of fields including regular education,.

Great Free E-Book – The IEP Planner

Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Tool: Benefits of Bilingualism

http://www.bilingualspecialed.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/sammay09.jpgCultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Tool: Benefits of Bilingualism

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The National Center of Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness and the Head Star Office has developed four practitioner or parent friendly briefs that discuss and celebrate cultural and linguistic diversity. The following is the title: internet security software reviews 2013 1. The Benefits of Being Bilingual Spanish version – Las Ventajas de Ser Bilingue 2. The Gift of Language Spanish version- El Don del Lenguage 3. Language in the Home and.

Spanglish Baby- Great Article: When Bilingualism is Confused with a Language Disability

Spanglish Baby- Great Article: When Bilingualism is Confused with a Language Disability

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In this article on Spanglish Baby the author summarizes an article about a parent, who is a teacher, that discusses her experience when her child failed a screening for language delays at her son's school. This parent also learned that at her preschool all Spanish speakers had also failed it. When she went for a complete individualized evaluation she learned her son is developing just fine! She also found out.

Guidance for Teachers and Parents on Dealing with the Boston Marathon Violence

Latest Figures on the Growth of Bilingualism

Websites that Support Reading Online in Spanish- Sitios en el Internet que Ayudan en la Lectura

Multi-Tiered Instruction, Support, and Assessment for English Learners-

What do you do if a student who is still acquiring English is not making progress?

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Do you have this question– essay writing We have a student who is a formerly Limited English Proficient (FLEP) and is now failing. He has already been retained. Looking at his data, we are concerned that there may be issues that are beyond language with which he is struggling. In the mean time, as we transition to the WIDA MODEL and have no assessment program here at the school, what.

Continued Support for Students to be Bilingual….