Educating Afghan Newcomers

A webinar for schools

The Office of English Language Acquisition prepared a webinar for K-12 educators to discuss

  • The refugee resettlement process
  • Refugee students’ rights to education
  • Funding and supports available to elementary and secondary schools
  • Refugee resettlement funding and supports
  • Resources for educating newcomer students

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Educating Afghan Newcomers
Getting Started with Translanguaging in the Multilingual Classroom

Getting Started with Translanguaging in the Multilingual Classroom

How can teachers effectively use translanguaging strategies in their work with multilingual learners?

Getting Started with Translanguaging in the Multilingual Classroom
Interview with Cindy Tracy, owner of World of Reading

Interview with Cindy Tracy, owner of World of Reading

WOR - Source of quality foreign language and ESL products.

Interview with Cindy Tracy, owner of World of Reading
Surveying Multilingual Families

Surveying Multilingual Families

Have you thought about asking the families of your English learners what they think about the services for them at your school? We have a tried-and-tested survey instrument for you at no charge.

Surveying Multilingual Families
My Name My Identity Campaign

My Name My Identity Campaign

What is your name story? What can you share about the meaning, importance, and origin of your name? Engaging in the activities of the My Name My Identity campaign will cultivate a learning environment where everyone takes pride in sharing stories about themselves.

My Name My Identity Campaign
Educating Afghan Newcomers

Educating Afghan Newcomers

Have you recently welcomed newcomer students from Afghanistan? The Office of English Language Acquisition hosted a webinar to address the fundamentals for educators to know.

Educating Afghan Newcomers
Calling All Heritage Language Schools in the Community

Calling All Heritage Language Schools in the Community

Are you teaching a heritage language program on the weekends, after school, in a play group, or during story time at your local library? Why not register it with the Heritage Language Programs in the United States?

Calling All Heritage Language Schools in the Community
Encouraging the Use of Home Languages

Encouraging the Use of Home Languages

Are you potentially interested in encouraging your students to keep learning in their home languages but not sure how to get started?

Encouraging the Use of Home Languages
Translanguaging Explained

Translanguaging Explained

Marybelle Marrero-Colón depicts for you what emerging multilingual students can gain from translanguaging pedagogy in any classroom.

Translanguaging Explained
Creating a Supportive Environment for English Learners

Creating a Supportive Environment for English Learners

Learning a new language like English can be tough. It’s even more difficult for students new to the U.S., many of whom had to leave their home countries under traumatic conditions.

Creating a Supportive Environment for English Learners

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