Shaped

A community-driven blog—supporting educators, building lifelong learners, and shaping the future of education.

16 Results
You Can’t Write What You Can’t Say!
It's time to rethink the traditional writing instruction we offer English learners and struggling readers.
Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D; Co-Author, READ 180®; Teacher Educator, Researcher; CEO, Dr. Kate Kinsella & Associates
January 29, 2019
Three Pillars of Support for Middle School English Learners 
Keeping English learners engaged in academic content while they experience profound personal challenges makes our role as educators even more complex and crucial.
Dr. Elena Izquierdo
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
February 27, 2018
Translanguaging: Making Strategic Use of Emergent Bilinguals’ Complete Linguistic Repertoires
Have you heard of translanguaging? Our fall Lead the Way to Literacy webinar series will feature bilingual education thought leaders Yvonne and David Freeman. Take an early look at the Freemans’ insight on this use of students’ home languages to promote the acquisition of academic language and content in English.
Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman
Authors, On Our Way to English, Professors Emeriti, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
October 03, 2017
1 2