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Education Students Boost Reading Skills of English Language Learners at Elementary School

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Childhood Education Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

U of A Student to Use Research Award to Help ESL Teachers at Local Industry

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education International Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Oregon Professor to Talk About Educational Needs of English Learners

Monday, October 09, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Education Reform Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Springdale Teens Value Biliteracy, Earn New Award

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

High Schoolers' Field Trip Provides Valuable Experience for Graduate Students

Friday, May 19, 2017

Tina Howlett, assistant professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages, arranged a visit to give her students practical experience.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Curriculum and Instruction Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

ESL Symposium Offers Professional Development Credit to Educators

Thursday, February 09, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Lectures Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
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