How K-12 Schools Can Use the Government Assistance Program ESSERESSER stands for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, a federal program administered by the Department of Education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides emergency financial assistance to public school districts across the country.A recent article “Schools Got $122 Billion to Reopen Last Year. Most Has … Read More
Become a Digital World Language Reader Author – Get Published on Flangoo
Become a World Language Reader Author on Flangoo.comNew Self-Published Story Section in Flangoo Lets World Language Students Enjoy Your Stories.Flangoo.com provides a library to Spanish, French, and German digital readers to World Language teachers and over 300,000 of their students. Flangoo digital World Language readers work online, on all devices, and include “listen along” audio narrations, video content, imagery, vocabulary, … Read More
Why Ricky Martin Is Unapologetically a Part of My Classroom
Wait—before you assume that’s just plain weird and click on a story with more educational value, at least hear me out.
Concept Attainment—The ELL Way
April 18, 2019Maria Lee One of my favorite strategies to use with English Language Learning (ELL) students is Concept Attainment. This strategy helps ELLs connect prior knowledge with new concepts. The Concept Attainment strategy is based on Jerome Bruner’s research into a psychological process called Concept Formation. In order for humans to cope with their diverse environment, people group information … Read More
Fighting Senioritis: The Joys of Teaching 12th Graders
Senioritis, according to anyone who’s ever been one, is when motivation and effort levels flat line, usually during senior year, resulting in tardiness, absences, and poor grades.
9 Things I Have Learned About Teaching Writing
February 28, 2019 Aimee Ross Credibility first: I have 27 years of experience as a high school English teacher and five as an adjunct for a local community college. I have taught 10th-grade English, journalism, 12th-grade English, creative writing, and Composition I and II. And I even advised the school newspaper for a decade. I have taught hundreds, maybe thousands … Read More