Archive for the ‘Parent Involvement’ Category

Assigning Homework to English Learners

How can we make homework for ELLs worth the time it takes to complete? Check out the following article to discover specific recommendations on how to make homework relevant for your English language learners. (Article courtesy of Multibriefs Exclusives…

ARD/LPAC Collaboration: Serving Students with Disabilities

Register now! Join us Monday, July 13th for this informative workshop at Region 13. In this training, participants will receive an overview of the identification and exit processes for English Language Learners receiving Special Education Services. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop ID: SU1531932 Free   To register, visit http://ecampus.esc13.net. For more information, contact: Lisa Rukovena […]

Ensuring Students Become Bi-literate: The Necessary Steps for Administrators

Dual language programs are taking the world by storm.  These school enrichment programs meet Texas requirements for bilingual education and can be structured in a variety of ways depending on student population, community input, and staff availability.  While the program models may vary, they are almost all guaranteed to ensure that students achieve bi-literacy and […]

Sheltered Instruction Training with John Seidlitz: Feb 9-10

Hurry, seats are filling up fast! Don’t miss out on your chance to join John Seidlitz here at Region 13 for two days of Sheltered Instruction training on February 9th and 10th. Registration will close at the end of next week (February 6th), so please click below for more information and to register for the […]

The ELL EDvocate 2014-09-08 07:57:07

  The Texas Education Agency has created a video in English and in Spanish to provide a quick overview of the State of Texas Accountability System and what goes into the annual ratings of schools, districts and charters. Theses videos can assist…

Parent Brochures for at Home Reading

Want to get your parents more involved in reading?  Check out these free brochures that cover a variety of topics in both English and Spanish (some in Russian too!) to help guide your parents while working with their kids at home. Some options are: Te…

Adelante Conference for Dual Language Bilingual Educators

Adelante! is an educator­‐led conference focused on Bilingual/Dual Language education in Central Texas. This conference is a forum for educators to share their experiences with other educators, to disperse insight and innovations in teaching and lea…

Designing a Campus Task Force to Increase Parental Involvement Among Latino Families

Parental involement is criticial to the success of students, particularly English languge learners. This article provides an insight into the development of a parent task force that will assist schools in meeting this goal. Please use the following li…

Designing a Campus Task Force to Increase Parental Involvement Among Latino Families

Parental involement is criticial to the success of students, particularly English languge learners. This article provides an insight into the development of a parent task force that will assist schools in meeting this goal. Please use the following li…

Encouraging Parents of English Learners to Support Math and Science Learning

This article is to help schools bring more resources to ELL families in the areas of math and science.  

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