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December 2018 Volume 39, No. 6

December 2018

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FOCUS

Given that over 5 million K-12 students in the U.S. public school system are classified as..

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More than half of the world’s population is bilingual (Grosjean, 2010). In many countrie..

In our professional development work with teachers of English learner students, we have id..

More than 4.8 million students come to U.S. schools with a home language other than Englis..

TOOLS

There is substantial evidence documenting the impact of high-quality, educative learning m..


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IDEA

In fall 2012, my colleagues and I in Missouri’s North Kansas City Schools knew something..

When I work with educators on the broad topic of job-embedded professional growth, I often..

Since 2013, a majority of states have been working to implement new standards for K-12 sci..

RESEARCH

In 2015, nearly 5 million public school students were identified as English learners, acco..

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING IMPACT Effective Professional Development for Teac..

Highlights from recent research...

VOICES

Stephanie Hirsh
How learning shaped my leadership

Knowing this will be my last opportunity to write this colum..

Leigh Wall
Let's ensure that equity includes English learners

Learning Forward has always been committed to educational eq..

Belinda Bustos Flores and Lorena Claeys
Bilingual teacher workforce starts with English learner stud

As university bilingual educators raised in Spanish-speaking..

Sarah Ottow
Take a schoolwide approach to supporting English learners

As a professional learning specialist focused on English lea..

Suzanne Bouffard
No matter our role, multilingual students are our students

More than 4.8 million students come to U.S. schools with a h..

Leigh Wall
Everyone deserves the opportunity to learn and grow

Growth and development are fundamental to teaching and learn..

Olivia Elizondo Zepeda
Reach out as you navigate transitions

Transitions are familiar to Olivia Zepeda. From immigrating ..

Janice Poda
What does 'evidence-based' mean, according to ESSA?

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) calls for ..


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