USA/ESL Pulling Students Together?

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Good idea or legal violation?  Read “Separate but equal? A school within a school for immigrant students brings help — and controversy.” at http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-05-18/separate-equal-school-within-school-immigrant-students-brings-help-and

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Analysis: Arizona Is the Worst State in the Nation in Serving Students Still Learning English

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Language Learning and Early Music Exposure

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Read “Could early music training help babies learn language? “at https://theconversation.com/could-early-music-training-help-babies-learn-language-58568 to find out!

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Advise For Multilingual Families

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Read “PARENTS AND TEACHERS OF BILINGUAL KIDS, MAKE BOOKS AND READING YOUR HIGHEST PRIORITY!” at http://blog.languagelizard.com/2016/05/18/parents-and-teachers-of-bilingual-kids-make-books-and-reading-your-highest-priority/

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Four Learner Myths

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Suburban Schools Unprepared for Influx of Immigrant Students, Report Argues

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ELT Lesson Planning: Word Art With Photo Collages

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Great new app introduced at http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/05/a-good-google-drive-app-for-creating-photo-collages.html

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Here is a round-up of the features provided by Loupe Collage:

  • Upload photos or get photos from Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Google+, Google Drive, Google Image Search, Twitter, Tumblr, or any other website
  • Create collages in the shape of a rectangle, heart, star, butterfly, world, and more
  • Use the text shape to spell out your name in photos
  • Unique photo collage every time
  • The photos are intelligently placed to make the collage look amazing
  • Move the photos around manually to make it perfect
  • Share the collage with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Email, or embed it on your website or blog
  •  Download the collage to your computer, device, or Google Drive

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