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
  • 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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Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners in a Virtual or Hybrid Setting: Where Do We Go From Here?

  • Posted by Sydney Snyder and Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On May 19, 2021
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Note: This post first appeared on corwin-connect.com February 8, 2021. That piece is titled Culturally Responsive Teaching for Multilingual Learners in a Virtual or Hybrid Setting: Where Do We Go From Here? Beginning in March 2020 and continuing to the present, educators across the nation have shown remarkable resilience, creativity, and compassion as they work to educate […]
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5 Look-fors for English Learner (EL) Engagement in Distance or Hybrid Learning

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On March 24, 2021
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As many schools across the country transition from full distance learning to hybrid models of instruction, some of us at SupportEd have had the opportunity to observe instruction of English learners (ELs) and coach teachers to hone their skills. We are humbled by teachers’ creativity, flexibility, and intentionality in integrating technology into their instruction to […]
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Building On Our Covid Experience: 3 Ways to Move Forward

  • Posted by Mindi Teich
  • On March 18, 2021
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Last week, Diane wrote about SupportEd’s ten year anniversary. At almost the same time, another anniversary has occurred of an event that has affected each one of us in many different ways. How did you feel when in-person schooling closed? What did you anticipate would happen to you, your students, your family, your friends? In […]
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Celebrating 10 Years of Supporting English Learners (ELs)

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On March 11, 2021
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On March 8, 2011, Diane submitted a request to the Virginia State Corporation Commission to form a small consulting group to support educators of English Learners (ELs). Ten years later she looks back on SupportEd’s journey to this auspicious anniversary. – Celebrating 10 Years of Supporting English Learners (ELs) As with most events that have […]
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Winter News

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On December 1, 2020
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In 2020 we have continued to adapt to the changing instructional landscape by providing facilitated online courses, self-paced on-demand courses and book studies, virtual professional development, and ongoing technical assistance projects to foster the success of English learners. – Facilitated Online Courses  – ➤  Upcoming 12-Hour Facilitated Online Courses (January 25 – March 8, 2021)  Registration […]
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