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At the University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education, we strive to ensure that all children, regardless of background, have the opportunity to receive an excellent Catholic education.
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Kevin Baxter: Education, Committed.
From contemplating a guitar duet with Bruce Springsteen to leading the charge for thriving Catholic schools across the United States. Kevin Baxter, Director of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership program at Notre Dame, shares some thoughts about the intangible aspects that make Catholic schools so special, leadership as vision, strategy and tactics, as well as his reflections on silly fears and big family moves.
47:02
May 26, 2021
Maria McKenna: Education, Unified.
From the origins of Sesame Street and Photovoice, to the pedagogy of vulnerability, to equity, inclusion, and diversity as foundations of education Maria McKenna, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Africana Studies and the Education, Schooling, & Society program at Notre Dame discusses youth empowerment, equity, inclusion, and diversity as foundations of education, as well as her stand on cereal as soup and why she doesn’t really want to live forever.
43:03
April 28, 2021
Grace Period - Week 7: Christ is risen, alleluia! Christ is truly risen, alleluia!
We began the journey of Grace Period on Noah’s ark, weathering the first global pandemic and the destructive waters of the Great Flood. We continued the journey on the waters of Galilee, where our travels were beset by sudden squalls that threatened to swamp our boat. And last week, Holy Week, we walked the great storm of Jesus’ Way of the Cross. These waters, which disrupted our lives and were the cause of so much fear – Christ has walked over them, and stands firmly now on the shore. How? The Gospel’s ultimate answer is so simple, yet it is our greatest discovery: Christ is risen, alleluia! Christ is truly risen, alleluia! Thank you for walking this journey of grace with us over these past weeks. May our Risen Lord who has conquered the storm fill us with hope as we guide our boats to shore. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
07:18
April 4, 2021
Neil Boothby: Education, Engaged.
From dreaming of mastering Creole overnight to learning through doing and creating sustainable pathways out of adversity for children and youth.  Neil Boothby, Director of the Global Center for the Development of the Whole Child at Notre Dame and an internationally recognized expert and advocate for children in adversity around the world explores inward vulnerability and outward resilience, the “conspiracy of goodness”, his weakness for Lay’s potato chips, and the perks of having a time capsule. Learn more at iei.nd.edu/media
36:43
March 31, 2021
Grace Period - Week 6: Walking with Christ through Holy Week
This week on Grace Period, Fr. Lou invites us to walk during this Holy Week with Jesus through the great storm of His life. Though Christ’s Way of the Cross is utterly singular in human experience, He also teaches us that His journey is one we must all make, each in our own way. And Jesus invites us to make it – like Him, as a journey of self-sacrifice – but also as a journey of hope. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
06:37
March 29, 2021
Grace Period - Week 5: Persevering with Hope
This week on Grace Period, Fr. Lou focuses on how we can persevere with hope when it seems like Christ is absent during our time of need. We look to the Gospel of Mark, when a furious squall threatens to sink the disciples' boat as Jesus sleeps.  Was Christ powerless against the squall? Did he not care? Jesus was showing them (and us) what it's like to trust, even in a storm, that we have a God who has our lives—and all that happens within them—securely in hand. The more we can allow this bedrock spiritual reality to settle into our souls, the more calm and hopeful we can be in the midst of life's storms. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period. 
06:34
March 22, 2021
Grace Period - Week 4: Focused on Christ
This week on Grace Period, Fr. Lou continues with the story of the disciples in the storm and focuses on Saint Peter as an example for all of us amidst the storms of this school year.    While ever so flawed, Peter knows there is one in the storm who is greater than the storm, and sends himself out onto the waves toward Christ. This week, our prayer is that we might always keep our eyes fixed on Jesus and recommit to the practices—the Eucharist, Scripture, and daily prayer—that keep us centered on Him. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
05:38
March 15, 2021
Grace Period - Week 3: "Do not be afraid, I am here with you"
This week on Grace Period, Fr. Lou exchanges Noah's ark for a fishing boat and the New Testament story of Jesus and the disciples in the storm. Just as the disciples were overcome with fear in the middle of the storm, we too have shouldered fear and uncertainty this school year. This week, take some time to reflect on the role that fear has played in your life this year. Then allow yourself to be taken in by Christ's response to the disciples: "Do not be afraid, I am here with you," and continue to live in hope. Find out more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
06:04
March 8, 2021
Grace Period - Week 2: Hope is a Gift
This week on Grace Period, Fr. Lou DelFra, CSC, focuses on the stirring in Noah's heart that gets him out of bed and calls him to action—even when that action seems a bit absurd given the circumstances. That stirring is hope. Hope is a gift, a divine gift offered by God right into our hearts that then seeps from our hearts into our limbs. Our prayer this week is to be ever open to this gift, which our classrooms and communities so need: God's gift of hope. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
05:56
March 1, 2021
Ernest Morrell: Education, Empowered.
From Beowulf and hip-hop to the power of literacy transforming lives and changing the world. Ernest Morrell, Director of the Center for Literacy Education, Coyle Professor of Literacy Education, and faculty member in the English, and Africana Studies Departments at Notre Dame, discusses the power of literacy, the limitless potential of children, and being a night person all while having Michelangelo and Raphael painting in his garage.
54:00
February 24, 2021
Grace Period - Week 1: Noah and the Global Flood
Welcome to Grace Period, a weekly series of audio reflections with Fr. Lou DelFra, CSC, designed for you…to help you pause, listen for God’s voice in your lives, and begin anew. As we move through these final months of the pandemic, Fr. Lou looks at another global crisis, a Biblical one, perhaps the global crisis ever recorded, and the spiritual gifts it called forth among God’s people. Join us next time on Grace Period, as we continue to open ourselves to the gift of hope. Learn more at ace.nd.edu/grace-period.
04:58
February 22, 2021
Chrissy Trinter: Education, Energized.
From the delicacy of ice cream to the intersection of mathematics and Catholic Social Teaching. Chrissy Trinter, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education of the ACE Teaching Fellows and in the Notre Dame Center for STEM Education, shares some thoughts on mathematics and Catholic Social Teaching, her passion for students’ human flourishing, Star Wars and why you won’t see her singing karaoke any time soon.
39:56
January 27, 2021
John Schoenig: Education, Inspired.
From handy super powers to the origins of school choice in America. John Schoenig, ACE’s senior director of teacher formation and education policy, shares some thoughts on why school choice matters, Catholic education in light of the pandemic, and how Jack Nicholson and Prince left a stamp on his childhood.
44:53
December 16, 2020
Think. Pair. Share. Overview (1:44)
Think. Pair. Share. brings you stories about education and the people who make it happen. We start with the premise that information is being shared all around us in big and small ways, often at the same time. A conversation can teach you how to split an atom even as you learn the favorite color of the person sitting opposite you. Education is not simply about the giving and receiving of information, but rather having an enlightening experience. Listen, connect, grow with us.
01:44
December 15, 2020
SpACEs - Episode One: Sliding Doors
Welcome to spACEs: An ACE Podcast Adventure! Our episodes feature stories about the unexpected things that happen to you and around—shared through a Catholic lens. Episode one takes us to St. Edward Catholic School in Chillicothe, Illinois, on a Wednesday afternoon last fall—a day that ACE 24's Luke Heineman and his principal, Mr. Mike Domico, will never forget.
17:03
June 28, 2019
ENL 15 on the 15th - May 2018: Preventing the Summer Slide
This month, the ENL team discusses the summer slide, the impact it can have on ELLs, and strategies teachers can implement to prevent this loss of learning and language over the summer months. The conversation is anchored around the Chalkbeat article by Susan Gonzalez entitled "The not-so-secret ELL summer slide problem that no one has quantified". Tune in for great stories and helpful strategies to prevent the summer slide for your students.  Read the article here: https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2015/08/07/the-not-so-secret-ell-summer-slide-problem-that-no-one-has-quantified/ Find more 15 on the 15th Resources at ace.nd.edu/enl/resources
18:03
May 14, 2018
ENL 15 on the 15th - April 2018: Assessment Strategies for English Language Learners
This month, we discuss the loaded and vast topic of assessment. We're focusing today's conversation on summative assessments and the specific strategies that classroom teachers can use to more accurately assess their English language learners. The article "Assessing ELLs in ESL or Mainstream Classrooms: Quick Fixes for Busy Teachers" by Laureen A. Fregeau and Robert D. Leier anchors the discussion and offers concrete adaptations that can have a real impact for English language learners.   Jenny Dees and Clare Roach are joined by Charlotte Perez, a graduate of the ENL Hernandez Fellows program, a member of the ENL Clinical Faculty, and the Resource Teacher at St. Cecilia in the Diocese of Camden, New Jersey. We identify some stress-relieving strategies for teachers that will benefit every child in the classroom, including ELLs.  Tune in and grab a few tactics to try in your classroom this week! The article can be found here: http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Fregeau-AssessingELLs.html Find more 15 on the 15th Resources at ace.nd.edu/enl/resources
19:38
April 15, 2018
ENL 15 on the 15th - March 2018: Strategies for Early Childhood Language Learners
This month, the podcast offers insightful ideas and practical strategies for early childhood language learners–including concrete ways to incorporate students' native languages into classroom libraries, labels, and even dramatic play materials. Read this month's article: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1013928.pdf We’re joined by Courtney O’Grady, a graduate of the ENL Hernandez Fellows program and a long-time early childhood educator who teaches at St. Raymond in the Diocese of Joliet. In addition to Courtney’s expertise in a traditional early childhood classroom, Clare Roach shares her experience starting a two-way immersion preschool program in South Bend, Indiana, an outreach effort of ENL. Tune in to learn more about how our Catholic schools can make a child’s first encounter with school and the learning process even more fruitful. We are currently accepting applications for this years ENL Hernandez Fellows cohort. To learn more about the program and begin an application, visit ace.nd.edu/enl/apply In addition to the article and the podcast, check out these helpful resources: Academic vs Intellectual Goals article: https://deyproject.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/dey-lively-minds-4-8-15.pdf Illinois Early Learning Project Tip Sheets: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/resources/tipsheets/ Head Start Center for Inclusion Visuals: http://headstartinclusion.org/classroom-visuals Colorín Colorado: http://www.colorincolorado.org
23:29
March 14, 2018
ENL 15 on the 15th - February 2018: More Practical Ways to Engage ENL Families
The 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. Listen on SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. This month, the ENL team takes an in-depth look at the second half of the strategies outlined in Breiseth's article. This conversation focuses on simple, applicable, and transformative ways that schools can engage ENL families and enrich their school communities. Tune in for great stories and helpful strategies. Read the article and tune in for strategies to try in your school! Read the article here: www.colorincolorado.org/sites/default…ies_FINAL.pdf For more resources to help your English language learners thrive, visit enl.nd.edu/resources. Subscribe to the 15 on the 15th Resources at http://eepurl.com/bCJDZz
23:32
February 15, 2018
ENL 15 on the 15th - January 2018: Practical Ways to Engage ENL Families
The 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. Listen on SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. This month’s installment is the first part of a two-part series in which the ENL team discusses practical ways that schools can engage ENL families. Strategies include everything from making the enrollment process more accessible, to learning about your ELL population, to creating a welcoming school environment, and more. Read the article and tune in for strategies to try in your school! Read the article here: http://www.colorincolorado.org/sites/default/files/Engaging_ELL_Families_FINAL.pdf For more resources to help your English language learners thrive, visit enl.nd.edu/resources.
22:04
January 15, 2018
ENL 15 on the 15th - December 2017: Latino Access to Catholic Schools
The 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. Listen on SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. This month, the ENL team welcomes Fr. Joe Corpora, CSC, to the studio to discuss the article, "Es Su Escuela Nuestra Escuela? Latino Access to Catholic Schools." Fr. Joe serves as Director of University-School Partnerships in the Alliance for Catholic Education and the Coordinator of Student Care for Campus Ministry. He has been instrumental in striving to increase the percentage of Latinos who send their children to Catholic elementary and secondary schools. In this conversation, Fr. Joe shares important demographic information, heartwarming stories, and practical strategies for schools who are committed to welcoming Latino children. Give yourself an early Christmas present and tune in for the conversation. Read the article here: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1956&context=ce For more resources to help your English language learners thrive, visit enl.nd.edu/resources.
21:02
December 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th - November 2017: 12 Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom
The 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. Subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. In this month’s installment, the ENL team unpacks the article, "12 Ways to Support English Learners in the Mainstream Classroom.” (https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/supporting-esl-students-mainstream-classroom). This month, the team explores the 12 strategies, expounding on why they work, and how they have seen them unfold in the classroom. Tune in for strategies to try in your classroom tomorrow. For more resources to help your English language learners thrive, visit enl.nd.edu/resources.
26:15
November 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th - October 2017: Math and English Language Learners
The 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. Listen on SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. In this month’s installment, the ENL team revisits the article, "Promoting Science Among English Language Learners: Professional Development for Today’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms” from the Journal of Science Teacher Education (link: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10972-008-9103-x.pdf). This podcast examines the article through the lens of math instruction. We are joined by Meghann Kirzeder, M.Ed., an outstanding math teacher with vast experience. Her approach to math instruction highlights linguistic supports in the area of math instruction. Tune in to be inspired and acquire new strategies for your own math classroom.  For more information on how you can empower English language learners in your schools, visit: enl.nd.edu.
24:27
October 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th - September 2017: Science and English Language Learners
Welcome back! This year's 15 on the 15th series will once again feature podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion designed to spice up your planning and instruction. This month, the ENL team explores best practices in science instruction. Katy, Jenny, and Clare unpack the article, "Promoting Science Among English Language Learners: Professional Development for Today’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms” from the Journal of Science Teacher Education. The discussion focuses on writing strategies, reading supports, linguistic considerations in the science classroom, and much more. For additional strategies to help your ELLs thrive in the classroom, visit https://ace.nd.edu/enl/enl-15-on-the-15th-webinar-series#webinars
23:51
September 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th May 2017: Multicultural Children's Literature, Part II
The ENL team continues April's conversation on multicultural children's literature with Notre Dame's Dr. Erin Moira Lemrow. This month's edition focuses on four themes that represent multilingual texts: language as blending in, hybrid language identities, language as culture affirmation, and language as learning from others.  Once again the discussion is inspired by María Paula Ghiso and Gerald Campano's article "Ideologies of Language and Identity in U.S. Children's Literature" (https://www.gse.upenn.edu/diversity/sites/gse.upenn.edu.diversity/files/GhisoCampano_Bookbird2.pdf) Looking for ideas to start a bilingual/bicultural library for your classroom? Download Dr. Lemrow's Top 10 Children's Bilingual/Bicultural Book List (https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5999fc41ff424155ced84575a/files/157fc1b9-4007-4585-9c52-753418a0f8cb/Lemrow_s_Top_10_List.pdf) You can find more multicultural resources for your classroom at enl.nd.edu/resources.
18:31
May 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th April 2017: Multicultural Children's Literature, Part I
The ENL team dives into the topic of multicultural children's literature and how it can be utilized to support our English language learners on their journey of school and language acquisition. Katy and Clare are joined by Dr. Erin Moria Lemrow, a Notre Dame faculty member in multiple departments, including: First Year of Studies, the Institute for Latino Studies, the Center for Study of Languages and Culture, and the Education, Schooling, and Society undergraduate minor. You can get Dr. Lemrow's Top 10 Children's Book List here. This month's conversation is inspired by María Paula Ghiso and Gerald Campano's article "Ideologies of Language and Identity in U.S. Children's Literature" (https://www.gse.upenn.edu/diversity/sites/gse.upenn.edu.diversity/files/GhisoCampano_Bookbird2.pdf) This is the first of a two-part podcast, so be sure to join us next month as Katy, Clare, and Dr. Lemrow continue the conversation on multicultural children's literature. You can find more multicultural resources for your classroom at enl.nd.edu/resources.
21:43
April 14, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th March 2017: Serving Chinese Students in American Catholic Schools, Part II
The ENL team continues last month's conversation with Priscilla Wong and focuses on the linguistic challenges that face Mandarin and Cantonese speakers as they learn English. Priscilla shares her experiences as an English language learner from China and even offers a helpful tip sheet for educators who serve Chinese students.  This month's conversation is inspired by Anthony Zavagnin’s article "The Rising Number of Chinese Students in American Catholic High Schools" from the October 17, 2016 edition of America Magazine. View Priscilla's Tip Sheet here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5999fc41ff424155ced84575a/files/4e765be0-33eb-4fbc-b305-c3add7ba971f/Chinese_Learners_of_English.pdf Read "The Rising Number of Chinese Students in American Catholic High Schools" here: http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/17/rising-number-chinese-students-american-catholic-high-schools Learn more about the English as a New Language program at enl.nd.edu
23:12
March 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th February 2017: Serving Chinese Students in American Catholic Schools, Part I
This month, the ENL team sits down with Priscilla Wong to discuss Anthony Zavagnin’s article "The Rising Number of Chinese Students in American Catholic High Schools" from the October 17, 2016  edition of America Magazine. You can find the article here: http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/17/rising-number-chinese-students-american-catholic-high-schools. Priscilla is a campus minister at Notre Dame and has worked with Chinese students in American Catholic school settings for decades. Over the course of our next two podcasts, Priscilla offers insights into what schools can do to help Chinese students build rapport with teachers and classmates, adjust to faith-filled settings, develop oral language skills, and become engaged members of a learning community.
21:15
February 15, 2017
ENL 15 on the 15th January 2017: Vocabulary Expansion Strategies
This year's 15 on the 15th series features podcasts designed to help you digest short articles (no more than 15 minutes of reading required!). This 15-minute recipe for success is a pinch of insightful reading and a dash of engaging discussion that tastefully blends together research and classroom practice.  In this month's conversation, Katy Lichon and Clare Roach discuss how to develop the vocabularies of ELLs as they unpack the findings in "Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for English Learners in the Elementary Grades" from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and the What Works Clearinghouse. The conversation shares five key vocabulary expansion strategies: 1. Remember the Backdrop 2. Take the Bull by the Horns 3. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words 4. Repeated Exposure 5. Build Linguistic Bridges Listen in on the conversation and consider how best to serve the English language learners in your school. Read the article here: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/20074011.pdf Get more resources to help your English language learners thrive at https://ace.nd.edu/enl/resources.
21:39
January 14, 2017
Saint Andre Bessette: A Reflection by Fr. Lou DelFra, CSC
To mark a series of January Church feast days that offer special inspiration to Catholic educators, we are pleased to publish three short podcasts discussing the lives of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. John Neumann, and St. Andre Bessette. The third and final podcast in this series comes from ACE's Director of Spiritual Life, Fr. Lou DelFra, csc, who sits down with Emily Lazor to discuss the life of St. Andre Bessette, the first canonized saint from the Congregation of Holy Cross. Interested in similar reflections? Pick up a copy of "5 Minutes with the Saints, More Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers" at ace.nd.edu/pages/5-minutes-with-the-saints.
07:16
December 21, 2016
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: A Reflection by Nicole Garnett
To mark a series of January Church feast days that offer special inspiration to Catholic educators, we are pleased to publish three short podcasts discussing the lives of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. John Neumann, and St. Andre Bessette. The first podcast in this series comes from ACE's Coordinator of Policy and co-author of Lost Classroom, Lost Community, Nicole Stelle Garnett, who chats with Sarah Perkins about the life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and her impact on Catholic schools in America. Interested in similar reflections? Pick up a copy of "5 Minutes with the Saints, More Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers" at https://ace.nd.edu/pages/5-minutes-with-the-saints.
09:48
December 21, 2016
Saint John Neumann: A Reflection by John Schoenig
To mark a series of January Church feast days that offer special inspiration to Catholic educators, we are pleased to publish three short podcasts discussing the lives of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. John Neumann, and St. Andre Bessette. The second podcast in this series comes from ACE's Senior Director of Teacher Formation and Education Policy, John Schoenig, who joins Bill Schmitt for a conversation about the life of St. John Neumann, as well as Blessed John Henry Newman and their contributions to Catholic education. Interested in similar reflections? Pick up a copy of "5 Minutes with the Saints, More Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers" at https://ace.nd.edu/pages/5-minutes-with-the-saints.
10:53
December 21, 2016
ENL 15 on the 15th December 2016: Vietnamese Cultural Background for ESL/EFL Teachers
In this month's installment, the ENL Team takes a closer look at serving Vietnamese students in our Catholic schools by reading "Vietnam: Cultural Background for ESL/EFL Teachers." The discussion includes a guest, Sr. Kim Tran, O.P., a Dominican sister and a graduate student in Notre Dame's Master's in Divinity program. Sr. Kim shares her insights about what Catholic schools can do to better serve Vietnamese students, the second-largest community of language learners in Catholic schools. The article can be found here: http://www.vietnamesestudies.org/uploads/4/5/8/7/4587788/vietnamforesolteachersvs2002.pdf
21:45
December 15, 2016
ENL 15 on the 15th November 2016: A Strength-Based Approach to Teaching ESL
In this month's installment, the ENL Team looks at the blog post “A Strength-Based Approach to Teaching ESL” from the Cult of Pedagogy website. The discussion focuses on six approaches teachers can take to celebrate English learners and implement an additive approach to teaching these extraordinary students. Blog post can be found here: http://www.cultofpedagogy.com/strength-based-teaching-esl/ More info at enl.nd.edu.
22:15
November 15, 2016
ENL 15 on the 15th October 2016: Is Being a Good Teacher Good Enough?
In this month's installment, the ENL Team looks at de Jong and Harper’s article, “Preparing Mainstream Teachers for English-Language Learners: Is Being a Good Teacher Good Enough?” The discussion focuses on the five stages of language acquisition, the development of oral language, assessing ELLs, and supporting the development of writing skills!
22:08
October 14, 2016
ENL 15 on the 15th September 2016: What Research Says about ELLs
In this month's installment, the ENL Team breaks down Claude Goldenberg's article "Teaching English Language Learners: What the Research Does - and Does Not - Say". The discussion focuses on pages 14-22 of Goldenberg's text and highlights the benefits of having parents speak in their native tongue at home, the concept of "transfer", and the 7 S's that help new vocabulary "stick" for your students, among others!
14:04
September 15, 2016