Maya Workshop: Language and Identity

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

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!

Another great poster for Patton Foods class by our ELLs

posted Feb 6, 2016, 9:49 AM by Helen Simpson


More Patton Foods Posters by our ELLs

posted Feb 6, 2016, 9:47 AM by Helen Simpson


Patton Foods ELL Student Posters

posted Feb 6, 2016, 9:44 AM by Helen Simpson

Check these awesome posters that Patton Foods ELL
Students created comparing nutritional facts of fast foods~ Very interesting and fabulous art work!

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