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SIOP Lesson Planning Worksheet

SIOP Lesson Planning Worksheet   Subject:                       Grade Level: SIOP Feature Unit/Lesson Plan Example 1. Content Objective   2. Language Objective   3. Appropriateness of Content Concepts   4. Supplementary Materials   5. Adaptation of Content to all levels of

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The Webster University Culturally Responsive Instruction for English Language Learners: Family & Community Engagement Event; July 7th, 2016. Whittier Elementary Sch.

 FAMILY ENGAGEMENT: Family engagement is a shared responsibility of families, schools and communities for student learning and achievement; it is continuous from birth to young adult and it occurs across multiple settings where children learn. National Policy Forum for Family,

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Cultural Insights from Canada’s Centre for Intercultural Learning

Canada’s Centre for Intercultural Learning provides insights to a variety of countries and cultures including common conversation topics, tips on building relationships, stereotypes, class, ethnicity, gender, and recommended books, films, and foods. Their vignettes are unique in that they include a short bio

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Cultural Competence for Educators

National Education Association’s Diversity Toolkit addresses facets of diversity such as class and income, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, race and ethnicity, and social justice. Each section presents basic information on main issues in each subtopic, strategies, and links

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Save the Date: Family Engagement Event

Family engagement expert Phyllis Harris will host the Celebrate Summer Learning at 3pm on Wednesday, July 8th at Gladstone Elementary School, 335 N. Elmwood, Kansas City, Missouri. Community providers will share resources and services, and teachers will lead parents and children in family literacy activities. Please

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JVS’ Global Table Event

Jewish Vocational Service, the primary resettlement agency for refugees in Kansas City and a KCPS Language Services partner, is hosing its third annual Global Table fundraising event benefiting JVS programs and services on Sunday, June 14th at 6:00 p.m. The event

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Tech Tools for Data and Learning

Recently, an applicant to our grant-funded ESOL certification program asked about the role of technology in the program – specifically the purpose of providing an iPad to each participant. While educators increasingly use mobile devices to boost student engagement and learning, the visionaries

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