EAL 2.0

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A community of teachers in International Schools with the common goal of creating responsive multicultural and multilingual environments.

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Sep 28, 2012
Jon Nordmeyer replied to Jon Nordmeyer's discussion WIDA in international schools
"Hi Wendy- This is exciting news. Can you email me at jon.nordmeyer@saschina.org? I'd love to ask you another question. Thanks- Jon"
Sep 25, 2012
Wendy Windust replied to Jon Nordmeyer's discussion WIDA in international schools
"Hi Jon, It looks like we will pilot this next year (I've been looking forward to seeing this assessment/diagnostic in action for years!) for placement and monitoring purposes at ASWarsaw. Cheers!"
Sep 25, 2012
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"Hi, I am working at ASW in Poland. Looking forward to all the great learning that goes on here!"
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Sep 13, 2012
Florian Ciprian Baciu replied to Jon Nordmeyer's discussion WIDA in international schools
"We are considering taking a look at how this could be used for admission/ placement of EAL and for entry and exit criteria in the program."
Aug 26, 2012
Florian Ciprian Baciu replied to Wendy Windust's discussion Home Language Survey: ready for translation?
"Very good! Not sure time spent in an English speaking school will give a direct indication of proficiency in the language.maybe would be interesting to allow parents to quantify the different skills their kids have in various languages;can your…"
Aug 14, 2012
Jon Nordmeyer posted a discussion

WIDA in international schools

The WIDA Consortium (www.wida.us) is trying to develop tools and professional learning resources to better serve ELLs in international schools. At Shanghai American School, we have been using the WIDA standards and find their assessment tools very useful.I'm curious about other schools:1)  If you are familiar with WIDA, how do you think they can better support ELLs in international schools?2) If you use WIDA resources at your school, what has been your…See More
Aug 11, 2012
Wendy Windust commented on Wendy Windust's blog post EAL Online Professional Learning Module
"Year three of the module and it is now offered for graduate credit and to all divisions of the school. I am now at ASW and there are 20 teachers enrolled. Exciting!"
Apr 11, 2012

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New(ish) Workshop: Reading Assessment Through Standards and Units of Study

A recent workshop Stevi Quate and I offered to teachers. There may be some good resources in here for you as well!

 

Reading Assessment Through Standards and Units of Study

Posted by Wendy Windust on February 28, 2011 at 11:21am

A few more reading workshop supports

 

Students self-assess where they are at as far as using/applying the thinking strategies to reading:

Reading-Thinking Strategies Self-Assessment

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Posted by Wendy Windust on February 28, 2011 at 11:16am

A Few Reading Workshop Supports for Middle School Students

Making sure students use their independent workshop time responsibly and holding kiddos accountable for their learning are two things that I like ensure and keep track of. Here are a few documents that I like to use during reading workshop time:

 

Student Reading Conference Form: The student is responsible for filling out the information during/after a conference with the teacher (or…

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Posted by Wendy Windust on February 28, 2011 at 11:00am

Resources for the workshop "Thinking Through Text"

Click on the text below to link to the workshop wiki:

Posted by Wendy Windust on October 26, 2010 at 4:53am

EAL Online Professional Learning Module



In the middle school,we are now into the third week of the EAL professional learning module Language Learning, Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum. There are 14 teachers who have decided to take the 10-week course and I think this is an exciting way to deliver content, online skills acquisition/practice, and collaboration in… Continue

Posted by Wendy Windust on February 17, 2010 at 4:04pm — 3 Comments

 
 
 

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