Category Archives: ELL

My letter to a 5th grader despondent over ELA score — Katie Lapham

Hi Mr. Gates, Were you a good test-taker? I wasn’t and neither is one of my 5th grade ELLs. In fact, he isn’t a true ELL but he hasn’t yet tested proficient on the NYSESLAT (you know about this standardized … Continue reading

Posted in Common Core High Stakes Testing, ELL, Teachers' Letters to Bill Gates, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments