Beliefs and Philosophies * I believe that every student can succeed. * I believe that every teacher wants to see their ELD students succeed. * I believe with effective strategies and pedagogy, every ELD student will progress and reach language proficiency. * I believe in the power of knowing multiple languages and that students should maintain and keep their primary language while acquiring English. * I believe that both ELD students and their parents are our clients. * I believe that when we support the ELD parents, we are helping the students on their journey to learn English.
Areas of Interests * Thinking Maps for ELLs * Newcomers meeting for parents * Communication between ELD teachers and classroom/content area teachers * Connecting new parents to the school and getting them acclimated * Strategies for reading comprehension