Be the change you want to see in this world

"Winning starts in the mind. Whatever the mind can conceive, it will achieve."
-Joaquin Nangauta Naputi

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Saturday, November 28, 2020

SOE Alumni Association Library

Much has changed since the SOE Alumni Association Library first offered its resources.  Below is a snapshot of what it initially offered. However, times have changed, and it must move forward and provide various online resources in its library at https://soealumniassociationlibrary.blogspot.com. Among the resources it has found valuable to meet the needs of students, including English Language Learners, are provided below. Enjoy!
Looking back at our original SOE Alumni Association Library

Moving forward with a library of online resources:

IXL:  IXL.com

This learning site provides standards-based learning on over 2000+ skills in grades K-12 in language arts, math, social studies, science, and more!


MobyMax:  https://www.mobymax.com/

This differentiated learning website helps struggling learners to catch up in their academic studies in grades K-8.


Reading A-Z:  https://www.readinga-z.com

This site provides thousands of research based and standards-aligned reading materials that are downloadable & projectable.  Resources are appropriate for all diverse learners in grades K-6.


ESL Lounge:

https://www.esl-lounge.com/

This interactive ESL site provides thousands of vocabulary, reading, grammar, listening, and exam preparation exercises.


Colorin’ Colorado:  www.ColorinColorado.org

A bilingual site for educators and families of English Learners


6 Essential Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners:  https://www.edutopia.org/article/6-essential-strategies-teaching-english-language-learners

This resource provides best practices in meeting the needs of ELLs.


Top 5 Strategies to Position English Learners for Success This Year:  https://getsupported.net/top-five-for-el-success/

This site provides effective strategies to help English Learners achieve academic success.


English Learner Infographics:  https://elementaryenglishlanguagelearners.weebly.com/infographics.html

This site provides you with a variety of infographics for English Leaners.  It empowers ELs with captivating visuals for instructional purposes.


NABE Resources for Bilingual Education:  http://nabe.org/resources

This site provides various resources to address the needs of ELs, including the Seal of Biliteracy, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) English Learner Toolkit, OELA Newcomer Toolkit, and more!


TESOL Blog:  Judie Haynes:  http://blog.tesol.org/tag/judie-haynes/

This blog addresses a variety of ESL topics including ELs’ access to education in STEM, smaller class sizes, back-to-school strategies for ELs, scaffolds to support EL learning, and more!


English Learners Blog:  https://elementaryenglishlanguagelearners.weebly.com

This blog takes you through an engaging blog journey with Valentina Gonzalez in an effort to improve instruction for ELs.




Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Biba Ha'ånen Mannå'i Ģråsia!

Happy Thanksgiving❣️🦃🍁


 



Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Happy Veterans Day!

To all of those who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, so that we may have the freedom that we enjoy, we salute you! *HAND SALUTE* God Bless you all!  HAPPY VETERANS DAY!



Image source:  Jerry Trimble Helicopters

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Biba Kumpleanos Faust!

Biba Kumpleanos to our oldest son in the familia!  You have grown to be a wonderful young man.  May God Bless you always, and continue to live your life to the fullest!  Hu guiaya hao❣️🎂🎶🎉🎈