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Book Review: Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners: Practical Strategies to Develop Higher-Order Thinking Skills

Originally posted on Colorin Colorado by Diane Staehr Fenner Background Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners: Practical Strategies to Develop Higher-Order Thinking Skills is the latest book by Larry Ferlazzo and his teaching partner Katie Hull Sypnieski. Released in May 2016 and published by Jossey-Bass, it serves as…

The International Baccalaureate/CCSS/ELL Connection

Originally posted January 21, 2013 on Colorin Colorado by Diane Staehr Fenner In the recent article titled “Educators Tout IB’s Links to Common Core,” Education Week described the intersection between the standards used in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and the Common Core. In case you’re not familiar with IB, the program has been…