Fourth Offering of Stanford University MOOC Announced

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On April 5, 2015
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  • Jeff Zwiers, MOOC, Stanford University, Understanding Language
Originally posted on Colorin Colorado by Diane Staehr Fenner on February 17, 2015 Stanford University is offering their longest-running course, Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering Language for College and Career Readiness, from February 18 – May 19. Registration for this latest round of the MOOC is free and available here. The MOOC is described as such: “In this thirteen-week […]
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Tech Assistance & Research

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 17, 2014
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We provide technical assistance to districts and states to support EL instruction and assessment. We also provide research expertise on EL policy and practice.
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Curriculum Design

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 17, 2014
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We evaluate and/or create products and materials targeted at PreK-12 students and teachers to use in teaching ELs language and content simultaneously. We scaffold content area curriculum for ELs at different levels of proficiency.
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Professional Development

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On October 17, 2014
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We design and provide engaging, research-based professional development to clients based on their needs and a solid PD framework framed around EL student achievement.
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May-June 2014 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On June 2, 2014
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  • Advocacy, Colorin Colorado, ELL, English as a Second Language, Professional Development, TESOL, TESOL International Association
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting, a small business that supports English learner achievement and teachers of ELs. We’d like to share some of the ways we worked toward EL equity during the past two months. Supporting TESOL International Association with Three Projects In addition to Diane Staehr Fenner’s ongoing managing of Council […]
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April 2014 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On March 31, 2014
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  • academic language, Advocacy, CCSS, Corwin Press, ELL, NYSED, teacher evaluation, TESOL
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting, a small business that supports English learner achievement and supports teachers of ELs. We’d like to share all the ways we worked toward EL equity during the past month and how we spread the word through our writing and presentations. TESOL/Kellogg Foundation Grant We are thrilled to […]
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March 2014 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On February 28, 2014
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After a very long winter in the Washington, DC region, we’re hoping that March will “come in like a lion and go out like a lamb!” Thanks for taking an interest in the DSF Consulting newsletter. DSF Consulting provides expertise to support English learners’ academic success. We worked on several projects during the month of February that […]
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February 2014 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On January 31, 2014
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  • Advocacy, CCSS, Common Core, ELL, English as a Second Language, English language learner, Professional Development, text dependent questions
At DSF Consulting, we’ve been working hard to ensure English learners receive the support they need to succeed in school. Here are some ways we have worked toward that goal in January 2014. AFT ELL Teacher Cadre Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner joined the American Federation of Teachers’ ELL Teacher Cadre for a book signing of […]
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January 2014 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On December 27, 2013
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  • Advocacy, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, English language learner
Happy New Year from DSF Consulting! This month we’d like to highlight some writing we’ll be doing which will be published in 2014 and will share links to our recent blog posts on the Colorín Colorado website. We’ll follow with a roundup of the clients and partners we collaborated with in 2013 to support English […]
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December 2013 Newsletter

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On December 3, 2013
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  • Advocacy, American Museum of Natural History, CCSS, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, English as a Second Language, English language learner, ESL, GATESOL, NYSTESOL, Professional Development
Thank you for your interest in DSF Consulting, LLC, a woman owned small business that supports English Learner (EL) achievement. We’d like to highlight some of our recent publications, blog posts, ongoing projects, and presentations. Publications Diane and Ayanna’s coauthored article Practical Strategies for Implementing the Common Core with English Learners was published by the […]
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