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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SupportEd Talks Culturally Responsive Teaching on ‘Teaching MLs Podcast’ with Tan Huynh

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On January 25, 2022
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SupportEd’s Principal Associate, Dr. Sydney Snyder, and President, Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner, were guests on episode 92 of Tan Huynh’s Teaching MLs Podcast. The podcast is intended for teachers who are passionate about language learners. The duo talked all things MLs (multilingual learners) and shared the five principles of culturally responsive teaching for MLs. The content is based on their best-selling book, Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners: Tools for Equity. In the book, both authors share practical, replicable […]
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Te Challenges We Recognize About Teaching MLs in 2022

  • Posted by Michele Iris
  • On January 6, 2022
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Trust us — we know things are very complicated right now. We recognize how challenging it has been the last couple of years, and we completely get it. We put together this list that summarizes what we’re noticing as we collaborate with educators in multiple school districts. We recognize how challenging it has been:  1.) […]
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Equity for Multilingual Learners in Social-Emotional Learning

  • Posted by Mindi Teich and Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 29, 2021
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We are now well into the 2021-2022 school year, and while teachers, students, and families may have settled into some day-to-day routines, we can’t ignore the fact that we are still struggling to manage the complexities of an ongoing pandemic. In addition to the isolation, anxiety, and dramatic shifts in work and school that we […]
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Here to Stay: Effective Tools & Strategies for Multilingual Learners from Distance Learning

  • Posted by Meghan Gregoire-Smith
  • On September 15, 2021
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I vividly remember the day in March of 2020 when my school system in Maryland announced that we would temporarily be shutting down. At the time I was working at the district level in an English language development curriculum office. When we shut down and it was announced that instruction would continue virtually, my team’s […]
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Summer News

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 15, 2021
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Over the first half of 2021, SupportEd has partnered with districts across North America as they transition back to in-person instruction. We helped navigate the implementation of programs to support English Learners (ELs) and Multilingual Learners (MLs) as part of the American Recovery Plan. Here, we’ll share how we’ve been providing three types of online […]
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