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Developing Autonomy in English Language Learners

Developing Autonomy in English Language Learners

I’m not gonna sugarcoat it: My students are isolated and lonely. English Language Learners are stuck in a country and a culture they’re not used to, and for the past 12 months, they’ve been told not to interact with other people, the very thing they need to master the...Read more ›
#SuperMuch is Back for This Year’s Virtual Conference

#SuperMuch is Back for This Year’s Virtual Conference

I am #supermuch excited to be getting all stickery with you at Spring CUE this year! A few years ago, after an EPIC weekend of CUE Rockstar TOSA Edition, and all kinds of conversations about stickers, my friend, Ann Kozma, had this incredible idea to host a sticker...Read more ›
Essential EdTech Tools for Future-Ready Teachers of ELLs

Essential EdTech Tools for Future-Ready Teachers of ELLs

Did you know there are nearly 5 million English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. public schools today? In California alone, there are over 2,280,000 Ever-ELs and over 175,000 Newcomers and it is projected that by 2025, 1 in 4 students in the U.S. will be identified as...Read more ›
Setting Our Sights on Post-Pandemic Teaching

Setting Our Sights on Post-Pandemic Teaching

In early 2020, when I agreed to keynote at the Spring 2021 CUE conference, the world was a very different place than it is today. We had no idea how things were about to change, or that this gathering of educators that normally took place in Palm Springs would be...Read more ›
Pandemic Pedagogy in Culturally Responsive Education

Pandemic Pedagogy in Culturally Responsive Education

How are we bridging digital equity and culturally responsive education in Pre K–12 and beyond? How are vital educators leveraging new ongoing modern pandemic pedagogy practices to rethink the status quo? We are not going back to pre-COVID pedagogy. Are we? Pandemic...Read more ›