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Multilingual ELL Children’s Literature: 6 Great Books

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

One recognized benefit of children’s literature is its ability to act as both a window and a mirror. A mirror in that it may offer a reader a reflection of oneself, which can be a form of validation that one … Continue reading

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Fish Can Really Help: Transitioning From One Culture to Another

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Anne Marie Foerster Luu

Background Mika came to us a little bewildered nearly halfway into the school year. She was aggressive in her body language and in her volume. She didn’t speak any English at all, but she was in a place where her … Continue reading

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