Opportunities to Inspire the Great Minds of the Future
Little Scholars, a leading provider of afterschool enrichment programs, summer camps, and tutoring, is looking for exceptional teachers for a unique teaching experience. Little Scholars hires teachers who appreciate organic learning beyond the tests. Its enrichment programs and summer camps are offered at local public and private schools. Little Scholars provides the curriculum, including the materials and supplies, to teach the programs. Tutoring is individualized for each student: the tutors choose from a variety of proven methods when planning lessons to make sure each student is successful. Little Scholars is perfect for teachers, education students, retired teachers, and teachers looking for part-time work. Visit the website to learn more and submit your résumé.
Researcher and ELL expert Jim Cummins has identified three keys to success in teaching students who are just learning English:
· Engage students in their literacy by providing access to resources.
· Ensure that all teachers are prepared to scaffold their instruction across the curriculum.
· Affirm and value students’ background, culture, and identity.
Across the nation, many schools are using edtech tools to support their teaching of English language learners through these three tactics. Read Middlebury Interactive’s special report on how technology can help address the needs of English language learners.
YoungArts, the NationalYoungArts Foundation’s signature program, is an application-based award for emerging artists, aged 15–18 or in grades 10–12, from across the United States. Youth who are US citizens or have permanent residency status in the US are eligible to apply.