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$5.69 Professional Development

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On September 13, 2012
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Ayanna Cooper / September 13, 2012 Originally published here September 4, 2012 at TESOL International Association’s blog Welcome to the online discussion about Professional Development on a shoestring budget! When reflecting on Rehab Rajab’s article I thought a lot about the ways in which I participate in low cost professional development activities. I have to […]
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Instruction for Diverse Groups of English Language Learners

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On September 11, 2012
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Diane Staehr Fenner / September 11, 2012 In this paper commissioned by Stanford University’s Understanding Language project, Aída Walqui and Margaret Heritage present the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as an “opportunity” for educators to more effectively serve ELs and positively impact their academic achievement. They describe five research-based principles upon which they feel instruction […]
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The Role of the English as a Second Language Teacher During the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On September 11, 2012
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Diane Staehr Fenner / September 11, 2012 Forty-six states have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), but few have fully executed and practices to assist English Learners reach those standards. This disconnect poses a number of challenges for English as a Second Language (ESL) and general education teachers as they work to ensure the […]
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