Archive for March, 2015

Year Four EOC…Here We Come!

We are only days away from EOC testing! I am certain everyone is attempting to remind students of the best reading and writing strategies, tackling short answers and reminding students of essay writing tips, etc.  Here’s a last minute reminder of the Big Four reading skills:  making connections, author’s craft, text evidence, and understanding the […]

How are we addressing the needs of our ELL students?

Throughout Texas schools, each year, more and more students participate in the Bilingual/ESL programs. As educators, we have become accustomed to this trend. But, just because we are accustomed to the trend, does this mean that we are really meeting the needs of our ELL students in the classrooms? We hear the phrase “best practices” […]