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Celebrating World Teachers’ Day: Literacies of Vulnerability

Spencer Salas
Spencer Salas

On October 5th, UNESCO celebrated World Teachers’ Day 2022 with the theme of teachers transforming education around the globe! In honor of the celebration, I want to share a memory of my fourth-grade year at Old Creek Elementary School in … Continue reading

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Literacy and New MLLs in U.S. Elementary Schools: Another Look

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

In my August blog post, I talked about the characteristics of multilingual learners (MLLs) who come from families and communities that are literacy oriented. I described a family whose daughter, Angela, made an excellent adjustment to U.S. elementary schools because … Continue reading

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Reading With Purpose This School Year

Spencer Salas
Spencer Salas

Hello again from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte! In July, I kicked off this teaching reading blog with some thoughts about the categories of “reading” and “literacy” and why they matter for a new school year. For this … Continue reading

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