Addressing the English Learner Teacher Shortage
Monday, April 1, 2019
Black male teachers in a circle with students on carpet

In 2017, the U.S. Department of Education awarded a multimillion-dollar grant to Aquinas College in Michigan intended to address the shortage of English Learner (EL) professionals in that state. A press release about the grant outlined the gravity of the situation, noting that “about 88,000 students in Michigan need an...

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Twitter 101: Grow Your Personal Learning Network
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Twitter 101: Grow Your Personal Learning Network

The digital age is rapidly changing the education world by revolutionizing everything from classroom materials to assessments and grading, so it’s no wonder that educators are venturing online themselves in search of professional development. With the education landscape undergoing a daily evolution, social media has become an essential resource for...

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Helpful Tips for Welcoming Immigrant Families to School
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Group of kinds facing the caera in school classroom

According to data compiled by the Pew Research Center, the number of immigrant families in the United States has been rising steadily since a quota program that restricted immigration was altered in the 1960s. From that point on, millions of people from around the world migrated to America, and today,...

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