Research about English Learners

Research Regarding English Learners At a recent Literacy Leadership symposium, Dr. Jana Echevarria presented on who are our English Learners today and provided research about English Learners. The Latino population leads the country in population growth over the past 10 years, according to the U.S. Census reports, and Spanish is the largest second language in the United States, making Spanish-speaking … Read More

Katherine Del MonteResearch about English Learners

Title I, Part A – Funding for Parent Involvement

Title I, Part A Funding for Parent Involvement can help you to increase Parent Involvement and to improve English vocabulary skills with the hispanic population, as a way to foster meaningful Parent Involvement opportunities. As indicated by the Parental Involvement provisions published by The U.S. Department of Education, the Title 1, Part A, guidelines state that parent involvement in their … Read More

Katherine Del MonteTitle I, Part A – Funding for Parent Involvement

Resources to help immigrant children and English Learners

As schools take in new English Learner students, resources and staff development will play a crucial role in how school districts adapt to their ever-changing student populations. It’s critical that educators have the appropriate language resources to help immigrant children and English Learners succeed. Currently, Federal funding requested for dealing with children arriving by the thousands from Honduras, Guatemala, and El … Read More

Katherine Del MonteResources to help immigrant children and English Learners

Support for Teachers with Anti-Bullying Children’s Book: Boy Zorro and The Bully

In today’s world there is so much talk about children being bullied at school, and teachers are in more need than ever to find solutions for their classrooms to deal with kids bullying other kids. A new anti-bullying children’s book: Boy Zorro and the Bully is a creative way for teachers to open up the lines of communication about what … Read More

Katherine Del MonteSupport for Teachers with Anti-Bullying Children’s Book: Boy Zorro and The Bully

Family Engagement is Key to School Success

Over 40 years of research confirms that family engagement improves readiness, achievement and graduation rates – Harvard Family Research Project The Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) reports, “over 40 years of research confirms that family engagement improves student readiness, student academic achievement, and graduation rates.” At a time when over one-third of all American students fail to graduate, every empirically … Read More

Katherine Del MonteFamily Engagement is Key to School Success

Professional Development for Teachers of English Learners

The Latino Family Literacy Project™ is your best option for Professional Development for Parent Involvement with English Learners. Teachers who attend our program training love the workshop and leave inspired to provide the best Parent Involvement with English Learner parents to meet their Title I requirements for Parent Involvement and Title III requirements for English Learners so that parents can … Read More

Katherine Del MonteProfessional Development for Teachers of English Learners

Title III for English Learners

Title III for English Learners According to the U.S. Department of Education, Spanish-speakers are by far the largest segment of the Title III English Learners.  Title III, Part A funds can help you to improve Parent Engagement and improve English skills with the EL parents. The main goals of Title III are for English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic … Read More

Katherine Del MonteTitle III for English Learners