Honor students' language diversity

02/26/2013

Past Outstanding Young Educator Award winner Liliana Aguas has spent time student-teaching in a two-way immersion classroom. During that time, she found that "students who have a positive perception of their first language academically outperform students who view their first language negatively." In the February issue of Education Update, Aguas explains the role teachers play in helping students form a positive self-image and shares practices educators can use to create inclusive learning environments where language diversity is honored. Read on.

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC