The Evolution of Bilingual Education & Insights for Teachers of ELLs Today

history of bilingual education

In episode 111 of the Equipping ELLs podcast we are exploring the history and evolution of bilingual education!

Being bilingual is a superpower, and it’s our job to create a space where our ELLs feel proud of their linguistic heritage. Beyond teaching our students English, we want to celebrate the beauty of bilingualism anbalenciaga 2017 shoes nike daybreak uomo comprar fatos de treino adidas baratos callaway reva femme Bonnets rugby corner veste femme pied de poule marron škare za plastične cijevi brandon aiyuk youth jersey adidas yeezy 700 v3 puma suede classic velvet sneakers in cordovan leather calfskin velvet tongue and toe cap suport tableta bord tp link remote control ćwiczenia na rowerze nike air max ivo black and white Purchase Iowa rugby uniforms, Iowa olive jerseys, Iowa rugby shoes, and other accessories d the diversity of our students.

The History of Bilingual Education

In this episode, host Beth Vaucher dives into the historical milestones that have shaped bilingual education in the U.S. From the early bilingual education laws of the 1800s to the groundbreaking Bilingual Education Act of 1968, you’ll learn about the twists and turns that have paved the way for today’s educational landscape.

Beth shares about the challenges faced by transitional bilingual programs, funding woes, and the ever-evolving definitions of bilingual instruction.

And then you’ll hear a breakdown of policy implications and funding disparities in bilingual education. From Supreme Court decisions to legislative acts, Beth unravels the red tape and discusses how it affects our ELLs’ rights and opportunities.

Advocating for the Future of Bilingual Education

It’s time to arm ourselves with practical strategies and a can-do attitude! From tapping into community resources to flexing our advocacy muscles, there’s so much we can do to empower our ELLs and create inclusive learning environments that celebrate diversity. Beth shares some jumping off points, encouraging you to take part in shaping the future of bilingual education!

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We all know that teaching isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be this hard. Equipping ELLs is a podcast for both ESL specialists and homeroom teachers who are looking for effective and engaging ways to support their English Language Learners without adding to their endless to-do list. Tune in each week to hear tips, strategies, and inspirational stories that will empower you to better reach your ELL students, equip them with life-long skills, and strengthen relationships with colleagues and parents.

Your host, Beth Vaucher, is the founder of Inspiring Young Learners. She is an ESL certified homeroom teacher with over 10 years of experience teaching in the US and internationally. Her background of M.Ed in ESL and Curriculum and Instruction combined with her experience has led her to develop a bestselling newcomer curriculum that has sold in over 90 countries around the globe. She brings a different perspective to teaching ELLs from her years teaching and living abroad and working with ELLs from around the world. You will walk away from each episode with the ideas and tools you need to transform your experience as a teacher and cultivate a thriving and welcoming environment for your ELL students.



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