Weekly Update 2/1/16

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Interfaith celebrations!

FEBRUARY

  • 1
    • Clean Monday - Orthodox Christian
  • 2
    • Candlemas - Presentation of Christ in the Temple - Christian
    • Imbolc- Lughnassad * - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern Hemispheres
    • Saint Brighid of Kildare - Celtic Christian
  • 3
    • St. Blaze Day - Christian
    • Setsebun sai ** - Shinto
  • 7
    • Four Chaplains Sunday - Interfaith
    • Transfiguration Sunday - Christian
  • 8
    • Chinese New Year - Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist
http://www.interfaithcalendar.org/
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Access 2.0 Testing Window still open

Don't forget to see the updated WIDA site : FAQ's here: https://www.wida.us/assessment/ACCESS%202.0/FAQ.aspx

FREE EL PD opportunity

Free professional development opportunity from Stanford University with your staff that serve English learners (EL). Information and registration for the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be accessed at the links below.

If you have any questions concerning the MOOCs, please email UnderstandingLanguage@stanford.edu.

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TESOL Connections

Even though the link and date says July 2012, it is the current edition of this professional community newsletter. Great articles in the BLOG and a wonderful LISTENING evaluation and free lesson plan on the home page.

I encourage you all to read an article and bring your thoughts to share at our next PLC meeting - or comment here for others to read.http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2012-07-01/email.html