Recent ESL Announcements

We enjoyed the interaction between UNC faculty and Patton students of indigenous descent sharing Maya literature, art, and film.

Regina Schmidt's classes at Salem are studying life cycle of chickens by incubating and hatching eggs; chicks are expected to hatch on Wednesday, May 3!

posted by Helen Simpson   [ updated ]


Every School Needs a Sign Like This in the Car Line!

posted Apr 17, 2017, 8:24 AM by Helen Simpson

New Hope Elementary in Hillsborough, NC

WIDA National Conference 2016

posted Oct 15, 2016, 11:27 AM by Helen Simpson

Burke ESL presented with Dr. Joan Lachance, TESOL Professor of UNC-Charlotte at the WIDA National Conference about Long-Term English Learners: identification via data analysis; targeting stalled language domains; strategies and program options.

Color-Coding in Donielle's Classroom, Aligning Reach Colors with Folders

posted Oct 4, 2016, 12:08 PM by Helen Simpson


Color-Coding in Planbook.com and in the Classroom Aligned to Reach Curriculum

posted Oct 4, 2016, 12:04 PM by Helen Simpson

See how Donielle color-codes her classes in planbook.com, as well as her classroom journals, folders, and vocabulary for each grade level.

ESL Staff Celebrates Each Other with Candy Awards

posted Jun 10, 2016, 6:32 AM by Helen Simpson   [ updated Jun 10, 2016, 6:33 AM ]

ESL staff experienced "candy awards" at our year end meeting.  For example, our duo at Patton earned the Pop Rocks Rookie Award and the Mentos Mentor Award. Our staff at Mt. Crest earned the "3 Musketeers Award" for working collaboratively so well together!  Our duo at Patton earned the Pop Rocks Rookie Award and the Mentos Mentor Award.  Our team at Forest Hill earned the Twix Award, 'twixt the two of them, they were awesome team!  See pictures of the fun we had celebrating our colleagues!

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