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Eleventh Annual ESL Symposium to Focus on 'Formative Assessment'
"Formative assessment," a process where evidence is used to adjust teaching and learning to improve student achievement, is the focus of the ESL Symposium set for Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn.
U of A Funds Summer School Sessions to Boost English Learning
Education program gives U of A students a chance to teach reading and math skills to children who are English language learners and about to enter kindergarten.
Children Build Language Skills While Learning About Growing Cycle
The combination of a high number of English language learners and an outdoor garden at Bayyari Elementary in Springdale offered educators a fertile field for teaching science camp.
Teachers Can Earn English as a Second Language Certificate or Endorsement
The University of Arkansas is accepting applications from Arkansas prekindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers to attend a new English for Speakers of Other Languages Institute.
Four Faculty Receive Awards for Reducing Student Textbook Costs
Luis Restrepo, Julio Gea-Banacloche, Daniel Barth and Adam Rex Pope received incentives from the University Libraries and Global Campus to offer open access courses and materials.
Director of Family Resource Network to Give Strategies for Involving Parents in ESL Instruction
Jane Adams, director of Keys for Networking Inc., is the featured speaker of this year's ESL Symposium, which will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Registration Open for ESL Symposium That Focuses on Connecting With Parents
The symposium sponsored by the College of Education and Health Professions takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palak Drive in Fayetteville.
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.