The Weekly Knot

Issue 34: Having a Direction

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ESOL Tip of the Week

Motivating Students to Read and Write


As teachers of English language learners, we all know the importance of utilizing hands-on manipulatives. The use of hands-on manipulatives lessens the language load for students and helps to make abstract concepts concrete. This strategy is often reserved for math and science, however Jennifer Nash offers exciting ideas for using the tactile approach to motivating students to read and write. Check out her article from the April issue of Language Magazine by clicking here.

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Weekly Happenings

Monday April 27, 2015

PARCC EOY for 3rd and 5th grade

SMARTboard training in the media center from 2:15-3:45 p.m.


Tuesday April 28, 2015

PARCC EOY for 3rd and 5th grade

Level UP in the media center


Wednesday April 29, 2015

PARCC EOY for 3rd and 5th grade



Thursday April 30, 2015

PARCC EOY for 3rd and 5th grade

Grade Level Chairs Meeting, 2:15 in the Conference Room



Friday May 1, 2015

PARCC EOY

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