Back to School Reflection for Educators of MLs 

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On August 18, 2022
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As you prepare to welcome new students back to school, it is important to take a precious few moments to reflect on where you are and how far you have come in terms of ways to support multilingual learners’ (MLs’) equity. I recognize that there are so many competing needs and priorities as you envision […]
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Setting Up Your Classroom to Foster a Language Learning Environment for MLs

  • Posted by Mindi Teich
  • On August 12, 2022
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One part of my job as a Multilingual Learner (ML) Coach that I love is visiting teachers and students in their classrooms. While it is always exciting to listen in on student conversations and watch as students turn ideas into written pieces, I am also always eager to see the personal touches teachers have brought […]
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How to Serve Your Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE)

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On July 19, 2022
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Have you noticed any changes to your multilingual learner (ML) population in recent years? As educators of MLs, we are aware that world events often have an impact on our newly arrived MLs’ lived experiences. In this point in time in which immigrants and MLs are often the topic of conversation among policymakers, it is […]
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7 Resources on Culturally Responsive Teaching for ML Educators 

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On May 27, 2022
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Finding quality resources online on culturally responsive teaching for MLs can be tricky.  Look no further — We’ve compiled 7 resources that are filled with quality content, PD hours, and everything to help guide you on strengthening your expertise around culturally responsive teaching for MLs.     1.) Padlet Padlet is an easy-to-use platform that […]
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SupportEd President conducts keynote and pre-conference session at MABE 2022 

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On May 17, 2022
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DEARBORN, MI, MAY 17, 2022 — SupportEd President and Founder, Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD, gave the keynote presentation at the Michigan Association for Bilingual Education (MABE) in Dearborn, Michigan on May 5. MABE is a nonprofit organization that has been formed to encourage and promote multilingual education in the State of Michigan so that all […]
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SupportEd seeks to hire Multilingual Learner (ML) Coach position

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On May 5, 2022
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Multilingual Learner (ML) Coach Position | SupportEd  About SupportEd SupportEd, LLC is a woman-owned small business based in Fairfax, VA specializing in Multilingual Learners (MLs). Founded in 2011 by Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner, best-selling author and ML expert, SupportEd meticulously crafts customized solutions to fit each client’s strengths, needs, and provides teachers and administrators the […]
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EL Advocacy Case Study #2: Social Emotional Learning and ELs During COVID-19

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On April 5, 2022
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EL Advocacy Case Study #2: Social Emotional Learning and ELs During COVID-19 This case study is the second of three that will focus on advocating for English learners (ELs) during the Covid-19 pandemic. We developed this case study based on conversations we have had with teachers of ELs as well as research and best practices […]
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Culturally Responsive Teaching and Social-Emotional Learning among Topics from Supported’s NABE Conference Presentations

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On February 18, 2022
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NEW YORK CITY, February 18, 2022 — The SupportEd content team attended and presented at the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference on February 7-10 in New York City. NABE, a non-profit membership organization, strives to advocate for educational equity and academic excellence for bilingual/multilingual students in a global society since 1975. The annual conference is […]
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SupportEd President Keynotes AMTESOL Conference  

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On January 30, 2022
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JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, February 11, 2022 — SupportEd President, Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD, was the keynote speaker at the Alabama-Mississippi Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (AMTESOL) conference on January 28, 2022. AMTESOL serves the needs of intensive program teachers, administrators, graduate students, and P-12 teachers in the field of ESL throughout Alabama and […]
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