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  • Some follow-ups from last week As you are processing what Jan shared with us over the past, here are a few complementary resources that have come through my feeds in the past week:Mark Ward at The Gospel Coalition wrote an article titled Teacher, Watch Your Jargon. While ward is specifically writing to non-professional teachers who may be teaching the Bible in various contexts, his main points apply equally well to your classrooms. He says that as teachers, you need to:Know Your Audience - Although Ward usually writes heavily academic material, he writes that, "one of the great privileges of my life was to lay aside every weighty word, and the syntax that doth so easily beset me, for the souls I preached to ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2020, 4:47 AM by HSD Principal
  • Assisting ELL Students In a few weeks, we will have a visit from Jan Dormer, who has years of experience working with students in the process of acquiring English. But here are a few things to get your primed:In Seven High-leverage Formative Assessment Moves to Support ELLs (you need to log into your ASCD account to access the whole article), Duckor and Holmberg provide a variety of methods to determine levels of understanding while your lesson is still in progress:Priming gives students a chance to start their thinking in a safe way. Giving a prompt like, “Write down your thoughts, even if they feel unfinished,” or "Everyone build on this thought," can help ELLs - and all students - feel more prepared ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2020, 5:21 AM by HSD Principal
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