Empowering LLs
Ep 47. Bathroom Briefs - sharing strategies w/colleagues

Ep 47. Bathroom Briefs - sharing strategies w/colleagues

January 22, 2021
Laura Baker (@laurabct) will share how she has taken the concept of Bathroom Briefs and implemented them for her school.  It's an easy, fun approach to advocate for language learners. 
 
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Ep 46.Elly Tobin - Multiple ways to use Quick Writes

Ep 46.Elly Tobin - Multiple ways to use Quick Writes

January 15, 2021

Consultant and long-time school leader, Elly Tobin, shares how we can use Quick Writes, informal, frequent writing opportunities to enhance learning.  Quick Writes can be a tool for synthesis, discovering connections, comprehending content, and developing language skills. 

 

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Ep 45c.Dr. Katie Toppel - Distance earning for lower elementary school

Ep 45c.Dr. Katie Toppel - Distance earning for lower elementary school

January 8, 2021

An incredibly practical & inspiring conversation Dr. Katie Toppel (@Toppel_ELD) about strategies for lower elementary school language learners during distance learning co-hosted by Carol Salva (@MsSalvac). Video: https://youtu.be/Kw9gvRQpvj4

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/. You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh

Ep 45b. Jennifer Serravallo - Connecting with students online

Ep 45b. Jennifer Serravallo - Connecting with students online

January 1, 2021

Jennifer Serravallo @JSerravallo shares practical strategies for connecting with students online from her new book by the same name (amzn.to/2KB5bIh). Here is the setting video mentioned in the video that Jeniffer created with the Clips app (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/clips/id1212699939) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7DS00BQjRs.To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/. You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh

 

Ep 45. NVD - a simple reading comprehension strategy

Ep 45. NVD - a simple reading comprehension strategy

December 25, 2020

In this episode, I share a reading comprehension strategy that will help students become independent readers of difficult, on-grade text. 

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh https://twitter.com/tankhuynh

Ep 44b.The new WIDA Standards explained w/ Dr. Kray & Jon Nordmeyer

Ep 44b.The new WIDA Standards explained w/ Dr. Kray & Jon Nordmeyer

December 18, 2020

Dr. Fernanda Marinho Kray (@Fernkray) and Jon Nordmeyer (@nordmeyerj) share the exciting new updates to the WIDA Standards and how teachers can use them. 

 

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh https://twitter.com/tankhuynh

Ep 44. Valentina Gonzalez -Implementing reading & writing workshop for language learners

Ep 44. Valentina Gonzalez -Implementing reading & writing workshop for language learners

December 11, 2020

In this episode, @ValentinaESL shares strategies to make reading and writing workshop a successful learning experience for language learners. This model of literacy instruction is loved by many educators, and Valentina will share how language learners can learn in this model as well. 

To read her blog post on the workshop model, use this link (https://www.empoweringells.com/ell-workshop/

To purchase her book on the workshop model, use this link (https://www.amazon.com/Reading-Writing-English-Learners-Framework/dp/1732194874

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh 

Ep 43. Carol Salva - Creating a context for SIFE to learn

Ep 43. Carol Salva - Creating a context for SIFE to learn

December 4, 2020

Carol Salva (@MsSalva) shares a really touching story about how, with the help of her SIFE, they were able to transform learning for students by creating a meaningful context to learn. 

To purchase her Boosting Achievement book, you can visit this link https://amzn.to/2IuBSD2.

Articles mentioned in the conversation:

https://www.empoweringells.com/22-creating-context/

https://www.empoweringells.com/25-sociocultural-context/

https://seidlitzblog.org/2019/03/27/qsssa-more-than-turn-talk/ 

 

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh 

 

Ep 42. Jeff Anderson - Redefining grammar instruction

Ep 42. Jeff Anderson - Redefining grammar instruction

November 27, 2020

Jeff Anderson (@writeguyjeff) helps us redefine what grammar instruction can be. He offers an inquiry approach to grammar instruction that focuses on expression rather than rules memorization. 

Mechanically Inclined can be bought with this link (

https://amzn.to/35lbOUB)

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh

Ep 41.Nancy Motley - Increasing engagement with Talk-Read-Talk-Write

Ep 41.Nancy Motley - Increasing engagement with Talk-Read-Talk-Write

November 20, 2020

Nancy Motley (@nancymotleyTRTW) shares how we can increase class engagement with #TRTW. This is a process that can be used in any content-area classes and with any grade level.

 

If you wish you purchase her book called Talk Read Talk Write, you can use the following link: https://amzn.to/2v6MYuk

 

To learn more about one of Tan’s courses, go to https://www.empoweringells.com/courses/

You can connect with Tan on Twitter at @TanKHuynh

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