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Academic English speeds Oregon ELLs to proficiency

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Most Oregon students are reaching English proficiency by sixth grade in the years since the state overhauled how it tested and taught its English-language learners. Educators statewide have undergone intensive training that emphasizes research-based strategies to explicitly teach academic English to students and assigning daily writing assignments and heavy emphasis on talking with native English speakers. Oregonian (Portland), The (02/21)


Ore. district adds growth-mindset lessons to teacher training

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

Website allows teachers to share free, supplemental reading texts

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Seeking a better approach for scheduling reading interventions

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2015

Aboriginal students' literacy skills improve under pilot project in Canada

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Educator shares 20 top teaching ideas from Pinterest

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Coaching across subjects at the secondary level

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How identifying attributes can help students learn viewpoints without labels

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Teacher explains why he resists banning cellphones in class

NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 26, 2015

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NCLE SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015


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