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Week in Lab Week Five 2010

October9

My week was broken up a bit by a short stint in the jury pool for my county. I was not selected, so I only missed a day. In addition to my prep duties, I also cover a class for the first half hour of the day while teachers meet in grade-levels to do what’s [...]

English Language Development of Standard and Academic English

September26

Ebonics, Ebonics, Ebonics! So much controversy and so little rational discussion surrounded the attempts by the Oakland School District to address the gap in African American achievement. Rather than go through history, I’m going to explain why using both specific ELD methods and a culturally positive approach are a good idea, and share some examples [...]

Recap of Sessions I Saw at CUE 2010

March9

Adina Sullivan Adina’s presentation was basically about using images to help with language development with vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Adina’s presentation was great, and I learned about more than a few activities to incorporate into my classroom. My only regrets? Not getting her agreement to let me tape her, so I can share it with [...]

September in Review

October1

A whole month without a post about what I’ve seen around the Internet. Actually, it’s been longer than that, but since I wasn’t doing a lot of reading, there wasn’t a lot to write about. I’ve just gotten back into the habit of reading and commenting on blogs, so here it goes… Lots of talk [...]

Had fun at the carnival, well join us again!

June2

The participation in the June 2009 ESL/EFL/ELL Carnival was great and folks seemed to have a good time (the word “fun” came up a lot in comments). Let me take this opportunity to share that it is never too early to submit for the next carnival in August 2009 hosted by Candace Williams. The ELL [...]

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