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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 3

In Part One and Part Two of this blog series, we dug in to our first best practice for supporting English language learners within remote learning: providing them…

Dec 3, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 2

In Part One of this blog series, we examined the importance of providing explicit instruction of complete, precise, and rich academic language for English language learners during remote…

Nov 11, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Considerations for Supporting English Language Learners within Remote Learning, Part 1

These are truly unprecedented times and we all are trying our best to navigate ever-changing models of instruction. One thing remains true: we are seeking ways to adapt…

Oct 22, 2020  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Scaffolding Techniques for English Language Learners: Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we considered two overarching types of scaffolds that support English language learners: Verbal Scaffolds use language to support students during instruction…

Mar 20, 2018  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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Scaffolding Techniques for English Language Learners: Part 1

When supporting English Language Learners during instruction we must consider that the instruction is two-fold. Teachers are supporting content and language acquisition simultaneously. This is not an easy…

Feb 28, 2018  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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English Language Learners and Culturally Responsive Teaching, Rule 1

Recently, some colleagues and I have engaged in a powerful book study of Zaretta Hammond’s book Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain. Hammond’s work has immersed us ways…

Feb 26, 2018  |  By Veronica Vasquez
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