Title I Focus Schools

Presentation 9/23/2015

Title I Focus Group PowerPoint

Academic Language and Literacy

Jeff Zwiers: Academic Language, Literacy

Understanding Language: Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas
  • Middle School ELA Unit
  • Online Courses Available
    • Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering Language for College and Career Readiness
    • Using Communication -Focused Activities in Designated English Language Development Lessons
    • Learning as Evidence: Improving ELLs' Argumentation Skills through Formative Assessment Practices
    • Using Complex Texts to Develop Language

Effective Practices for English Learners: Implementing Multi-tiered Systems of Support for English Learners—Briefing on Effective Practices, Monday, September 21, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT, Washington, DC

Hear from grantees of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), on the results of three model demonstration projects to refine and adapt multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) for ELs with, or at risk of having, literacy-related disabilities. Through the findings from the projects, panelists will provide guidance to administrators, teachers, instructional coaches and policy makers on implementing a culturally and linguistically responsive MTSS in schools with bilingual education or English as a Second Language programs. To attend the event at the LBJ Auditorium (400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC), please RSVP by September 17 to Claudette Carey at 202-245-7291 or Claudette.Carey@ed.gov. This event will also air live on theEDstream network. Sign-language interpretation and captioning will be provided. If you require additional Section 504 accommodations, please contact the Section 504 office by Sept. 15, 2015 atom_eeos@ed.gov.


Scaffolding for ELLs

Go to Strategies: Scaffolding Options for Teachers of English Langauge Learners, K-12

Professional Development Programs
NC Guide to SIOP
NC Guide to ExC-ELL
GLAD: Guided Language Acquisition
QTEL: Quality Teaching for English Learners

NC DPI Presentations

Title III State Led Initiatives for English Language Learners

Sentence Talk with the WIDA ELD Framework

WIDA ELD, Academic Language, Juicy Sentence and Talk Moves
Talk Moves Map
Accessing Complex Text ELA_ELL
Formative Assessment Article: Margaret Heritage
WIDA MPI Template
ELA Retreat_ Dr. Lily Wong Fillmore
Alice in Wonderland Complex Text