ELL News

September 21, 2015

ESOL I and ESOL II Curriculum Assessments

2015-16 Schedule

Unit 1

ESOL 1 / ELL 1 (9/28–10/2) – TEST ID: 2707 / Passcode: PU6BY9NU

ESOL 2 / ELL 2 (9/28–10/2) – TEST ID: 2708 / Passcode: CU2ZA6

Unit 2

ESOL 1 / ELL 1 (11/3-9)

ESOL 2 / ELL 2 (11/3-9)

Semester 1

ESOL 1&2 / ELL 1&2 (12/14-18)

Unit 4

ESOL 1 / ELL 1 (2/15-19)

ESOL 2 / ELL 2 (2/15-19)

Unit 5

ESOL 2 / ELL 2 (4/12-18)

Semester 2

ESOL 1&2 / ELL 1&2 (5/23–6/3)

Just an FYI About SSI for 2015-2016

SSI

§Student Success Initiative (SSI) grade-advancement requirements will be reinstated for mathematics in the 2015–2016 school year.

§Retest opportunities will be available for math and reading in grades 5 and 8 on the dates shown on the testing calendar.

Growing and Learning in GISD

Thinking Maps Training

Thinking Maps help ELLs organize their thoughts and support language development.

Dyslexia Training

This training is an eye opening experience. A must for all educators.

TASA iTunes U Courses

Growing and learning.

STEM Professional Development

Newcomer Science and Science Literacy Teachers these are for you!!