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Tips to Help my Child Build Phonemic Awareness

My son is an unenthusiastic reader. With his entrance into the first grade, I wanted to make sure his foundational skills were strong and that his reluctance to read was not due to a lack of proficiency. I found some great tips for increasing phonemic awareness, and I wanted to share them.
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The Problem with Sorting:  Putting ELL Kids into Low-level Programming

Hispanics have recently surpassed African Americans as the largest minority group in the United States. Immigration has accelerated, and larger numbers of children in U.S. schools come from homes where English is not the primary language. Students referred to as English Language Learners (ELL students) are the fastest growing segment of the student population.
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Out of Control

It's bad enough that children are increasingly losing control over their personal opinions and insights for the sake of making the right scores on high-stakes tests. It's awful when they become ill over it--when it's not about educating children as much as it is about controlling them.
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