On September 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. (ET) / 4 p.m. (PT), the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will host a complimentary webinar titled “Electioneering: How Elections throughout American History Have Been Shaped by Rhetoric, Values, and the Media.”
A 20-state review of research and policies from the federal Institute of Education Sciences found no clear-cut process for identifying English language learners with learning disabilities. The report from the institute’s Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd found that states and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English learners who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
The Common Core State Standards for English Language Learners Series, available from TESOL Press, focuses on the urgent need to provide guidance for teachers who will be implementing the CCSS in classrooms with ELLs. The audience for these books is practicing teachers, preservice teachers, graduate students, academics, researchers, and professional development providers.
The STORRI website was designed by students and faculty members of Teachers College, Columbia University, to attract, share, unpack, engage, and reflect on stories that teachers tell about the complexity of contemporary classrooms.