The Five Pillars of Equitably Grading ELLs

Note: This post first appeared on Colorín Colorado February 16, 2018 and complements a blog written by Larry Ferlazzo. That piece is titled Grading English Language Learners – A Perspective From Two Teachers. We have recently discovered that there is a lack of resources in our field about how to equitably grade English…
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SupportEd’s First Guiding Principle: ELs Bring Many Strengths to the Classroom

English Learners Bring Many Strengths to the Classroom SupportEd’s Five Guiding Principles At SupportEd we frame all of our work — from professional development to technical assistance to research in the field — on the following five essential guiding principles for working with English Learners (ELs): 1. ELs bring many strengths…