Tag Archives: English Language Learners

Special Populations Support Grant Workshop

Recipients of the Special Populations Support Grant (SPSG) were required to attend the grant overview workshop at Heartland Community College in Normal on October 22, 2014.   During this interactive workshop, we discussed effective research strategies and explored institutions’ core indicator data and the performance of special population groups.  Closely examining the data helps reveal the root causes… Continue Reading

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How to Reach Goals and Meet Standards, K–8

Research-Based Strategies for English Language Learners How to Reach Goals and Meet Standards, K–8 By Denise M. Rea Sandra P. Mercuri

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Practical Guidelines for the Education of English Language Learners

Practical Guidelines for the Education of English Language Learners RESEARCH-BASED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR INSTRUCTION AND ACADEMIC INTERVENTIONS This is Book 1 in the series Practical Guidelines for the Education of English Language Learners: Book 1: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction and Academic Interventions Book 2: Research-based Recommendations for Serving Adolescent Newcomers Book 3: Research-based Recommendations for the… Continue Reading

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Paralegal Studies New Look Project

In February of 2014, we hosted the formation of the Student/Alumni Paralegal Organization.  The students requested this organization in the past, and we accommodated their request.  The purpose of the organization was to allow the students to invite speakers for continuing education opportunities and to network amongst each other.  The initial meeting was a huge… Continue Reading

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Women in Manufacturing

In an effort to increase awareness and interest among women in non-traditional career programs, Waubonsee focused on Women in Manufacturing with the FY 14 New Look Project. The team’s goal was to learn more about women currently enrolled in non-traditional courses and create opportunities for them to hear from and network with female role models… Continue Reading

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Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations

Title of resource, project, or practice: Online Modules for CTE Teachers Serving Special Populations Name(s), Title(s), and Affiliation of Leader(s): Rick Peterson, Ph.D. , Assistant Professor and Extension Parenting Specialist, Texas A & M Agrilife Extension Please provide an overview of the resource.: These online modules are free and pertinent to any CTE teachers who… Continue Reading

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The Practitioner Toolkit: Working with Adult English Language Learners

This toolkit provides a variety of materials to help language and literacy instructors who are new to serving adults and families learning English. These materials include a first-day orientation guide, lesson plans, and research-to-practice papers on English language and literacy learning. Toolkit

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AFT Toolkit for Teachers: Reaching out to the Hispanic Parents of English Language Learners

Reading Rockets and the American Federation of Teachers have developed the Colorín Colorado-AFT Toolkit for Teachers: Reaching Out to Hispanic Parents of English Language Learners. This toolkit includes background information on reaching out to Hispanic parents, four sample workshops, videos in Spanish and English, and bilingual handouts. Toolkit

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World-Class Instructional Design Assessment

WIDA is an organization/consortium of states dedicated to the design and implementation of high standards and equitable educational opportunities for English language learners. The website serves as a resource for all educators serving English Language Learners. Be sure to visit the proficiency standards to see how your students are preforming. WIDA website WIDA Standards Website… Continue Reading

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GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations Executive Summary

This document provides resources for Perkins professionals seeking understanding of the 2006 law and its impact on special populations in the state of Illinois. GPS for Perkins IV Special Populations

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