SupportEd’s Second Guiding Principle: A Supportive School Climate for ELs

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On February 27, 2017
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  • Advocacy, EL strategies, EL tips, ELLs, ELs, English as a Second Language, English language learner, English language learners, supportive school climate
by Sydney Snyder | March 1, 2017 In last month’s newsletter we provided an overview of SupportEd’s Five Guiding Principles and focused on the first principle. Here we take a closer look at Principle #2: ELs learn best when they are taught in a welcoming and supportive school climate. A school culture that supports equitable […]
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October 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 1, 2013
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  • Advocacy, assessment, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, Corwin Preess, ELL, ELLs, English as a Second Language, English language learners, ESL, Illinois State Board of Education, PARCC, Peace Corps, Professional Development
Thank you for reading the DSF Consulting October 2013 newsletter. We have a lot of news to share with you!  Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators Diane Staehr Fenner’s new book Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators made its debut last week at the Illinois Bilingual Directors’ meeting and was very […]
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Culture and Writing for ELLs in the CCSS

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 28, 2013
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  • CCSS, Common Core, Culture, ELLs, English language learners, Writing
Originally posted May 17, 2013 on Colorin Colorado I’m finding that as I write my posts, my original ideas morph into unexpected topics. While preparing last week’s post on ELL writing considerations in the Common Core, I was struck by the fact that the intersection of culture and writing is not explicitly addressed in the CCSS, […]
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