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Education Students Boost Reading Skills of English Language Learners at Elementary School
U of A students gave gifts of reading to children at Linda Childers Knapp Elementary School in Springdale this year, both by helping them improve their reading and by giving them a book to take home.
U of A Student to Use Research Award to Help ESL Teachers at Local Industry
Rachel Gerner will begin her master's thesis research in the spring semester at the University of Arkansas with a boost from the Arkansas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Oregon Professor to Talk About Educational Needs of English Learners
Ilana Umansky, assistant professor at the University of Oregon, will give a lecture about the needs of newly arrived ESL students at noon Friday, Oct. 13, in GRAD 343.
Springdale Teens Value Biliteracy, Earn New Award
Springdale teens Idalia Siguenza and Ian Gilbert are different in many ways, but both believe a new biliteracy award they earned for proficiency in speaking and writing both English and Spanish will help them in the future.
High Schoolers' Field Trip Provides Valuable Experience for Graduate Students
Tina Howlett, assistant professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages, arranged a visit to give her students practical experience.
ESL Symposium Offers Professional Development Credit to Educators
Educators who attend the ninth annual University of Arkansas ESL Symposium on Feb. 24 can earn six hours of professional development credit. The deadline to register online is Feb. 17.