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Double Jeopardy: The Factors that Keep ELLs From Reaching Their True Potential

Date: Sep 6 2016 @ 12:00pm PT
Length: 45 minutes
Presenter: Martha S. Burns, Ph.D.
Double Jeopardy: The Factors that Keep ELLs From Reaching Their True Potential
Author: 3

English language learners often face more than one roadblock to their success - whether that's lack of English language skills, the impacts of stress and poverty, or inconsistent attendance. As an educator, how do you mitigate the effects of these external factors? How is their brain wired to these circumstances and what can you do about it? Join us to learn how to help ELLs make rapid growth in reading and language arts using the Build English Fast solution. 

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Stress and Poverty - How to Undo Their Toxic Effects on Learning

Date: May 23 2016
Length: 60 minutes
Presenter: Martha S. Burns, Ph.D.
Stress and Poverty - How to Undo Their Toxic Effects on Learning
Author: 82

Picture one student's face now. Can you tell what's going on in his/her brain? What stress is doing to his/her learning? New research is showing the impact of stress and poverty on the brain - and best of all - what can be done to reverse these effects. There's more going on "behind the scenes" with your students than you may realize. Join us to gain a better understanding of how to make a difference in their learning at the classroom, school and district levels.

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