A Collaborative Game Plan for Student Equity
What happens when teachers work to ensure their students’ success but that success remains elusive? Frustration. I hear frustration from teachers when they feel they are not meeting the needs of their students. Teachers care deeply.
3 Benefits of Restorative Dialogue for English Learners
In a recent episode of our Field Trip podcast, we talked with Grace Delgado, the Director of Language Acquisition, and Lorin Furlow, the Director of Special Services, of Brazosport Independent School District near Houston, Texas. Grace and Lorin have developed and incorporated restorative practices with ELL classroom tools in a way that is making a profound difference in their school district.Continue Reading
Interactive Map: ELL Population Growth by State
The most recent national data indicates that almost 10% of public students in the U.S. are participating in English language learner programs. That percentage is up from 8.8% in 2004. The data keeps telling us that the ELL population is on the rise but what does that mean specifically for your state and unique education community?