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  1. page Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) edited ... Journal & Website Articles Enabling Academic Success for Secondary Students with Limited …
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    Journal & Website Articles
    Enabling Academic Success for Secondary Students with Limited Formal Schooling by Catherine E. Walsh A study of the Haitian Literacy Program at Hyde Park High School in Boston. "This publication is for educational practitioners and those in universities, agencies, and organizations who work with schools in designing programs that will enable to academic success of these students [SIFE]."
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    and Susan Lafond. Lafond
    "This article provides a profile of SIFEs and their needs, recommendations of best practices, and examples of the kinds of quality school-wide and classroom support that will accelerate their academic achievement."
    Migrant Students: What We Need to Know to Help Them Succeed by Giselle Lundy-Ponce
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    "This article provides a profile of SIFEs and their needs, recommendations of best practices, and examples of the kinds of quality school-wide and classroom support that will accelerate their academic achievement."
    Migrant Students: What We Need to Know to Help Them Succeed by Giselle Lundy-Ponce
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    article about
    Profoundly Multicultural Questions
    migrant children and the difficulties some migrant families encounter when arriving to the United States. The article also describes the barriers faced by Sonia M. Nietomigrant students in regards to achievement and it shares information about Migrant Education Programs (MEP) across the United States. Educators will benefit from learning about how to provide strategies that promote success and will have access to resources recommended by ESL specialists.
    Students with Interrupted Formal Education: A Challenge for the New York City Public Schools A report issued by Advocates for Children of New York about SIFE students and the challenges that they face when they are enrolled in public schools.
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  3. page Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE) edited ... ELLs & The SIOP Model This presentation displays information about the SIOP Model and why …
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    ELLs & The SIOP Model This presentation displays information about the SIOP Model and why it should be used with ELLs, especially SIFE.
    The SIOP Model Presentation This presentation provides an overview of the SIOP Model and its 8 components; it also discusses how the Model can be used effectively with ELLs.
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    Formal Education aA Prezi created by Evan
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    and ways that teachers canto provide a safe and welcoming, standards-based learning environment to best serve these students.that welcomes students from all backgrounds.
    Free Materials for Teaching English Language Learners This website provides free teaching materials for English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) educators.
    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder This booklet provides information about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its associated symptoms. It also shares information about what teachers can do in their classrooms to help refugee students who suffer from this.
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    Journal & Website Articles
    A Synthesis of Scholarship in Multicultural Education by Geneva Gay
    Articles and Book Chapters by Dr. Andrea DeCapua
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    Enabling Academic Success
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    Limited Formal Schooling-Schooling by Catherine E. Walsh A study
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    School in BostonBoston. "This publication is for educational practitioners and those in universities, agencies, and organizations who work with schools in designing programs that will enable to academic success of these students [SIFE]."
    How to Support ELL Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFEs)by Kristina Robertson and Susan Lafond.
    "This article provides a profile of SIFEs and their needs, recommendations of best practices, and examples of the kinds of quality school-wide and classroom support that will accelerate their academic achievement."
    Immigration Transforms Communities by Lesli A. Maxwell
    Meeting the Educational Needs of Migrant Students

    Migrant Students: What We Need to Know to Help Them Succeed by Giselle Lundy-Ponce
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    Profoundly Multicultural Questions by Sonia M. Nieto
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    New York about SIFE students and the challenges that they face when they are enrolled in public schools.
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    Advocates for Children of New York A website dedicated to supporting children who are at greatest risk for school-based discrimination and/or academic failure due to poverty or ELL status in the New York City area.
    Center for Applied Linguistics A comprehensive website that includes information about ELLs in addition to information about immigrant and refugee integration.
    Colorin Colorado A website with a variety of resources for bilingual and ESOL educators, administrators, librarians, and families. The website also includes guides, toolkits, webcasts, and other web resources for teachers and ELL students to utilize in the classroom.
    Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center A website that provides technical assistance regarding the cultural and community orientation refugees receive either before their resettlement or after their arrival in the United States.
    Dr. Andrea DeCapua's Website Dr. DeCapua is a widely known researcher, author, and teacher trainer. She specializes in intercultural awareness training and has presented her research at several national conferences, including the TESOL conference. She created the MALP (Mutually Adaptive Learning Paradigm) model with colleague Helaine Marshall in order to support ELLs who struggle in the classroom; this model has been effectively used with SLIFE.
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  4. page Classroom Management edited CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT {CM2.jpg} ... classroom community. Overview: Classroom management…

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    classroom community.
    Overview: Classroom management includes different areas within the educational environment. For example, it includes communication with parents, students engagement, transitions, behavior management plans, safety procedures, peer mediation, building an effective classroom community, promoting cooperative learning, respect for diversity and optimizing time for learning. In order to create an affirmative community of support, it is essential that students personal and psychological needs are considered.
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    Core Classroom BehaviorisBehavior
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    Basic Principles of Classroom Management is a ​wiki that touches on the basics of classroom management, including discipline vs.management, common reasons behind misbehavior, and what a teacher can do to remedy those problems.
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    Smart Classroom Management is a blog on classroom management by Michael Linsin, the author of Dream Class.
    http://www.cecreality101.org/classroom-management/ is a blog on classroom management that offers advice to new teachers in order to help the teachers to be prepare to manage their classrooms effectively without wasting learning time.
    http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/blog/make-learning-moving-experience is
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    http://gigagod.blogspot.com/2006/07/classroom-management-assistance.html is a blog about classroom management. It has a variety of topics related with how to manage your classroom effectively. Veteran teachers join to hep new teachers to be successful in their careers by providing advice and tips on how to organize the classroom, behavior management, and different procedures.
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    Safety Without Suspensions This article discuss the importance of have good safety procedures in the schools without using suspensions as the mayor consequence for students who break safety rules or misbehave.
    Communicating with Parents Startegies for teachers This article discuss different strategies teachers can use to build a positive communication with parents, engage them in their children's education, and become active members of the school.
    Books
    An Interpersonal Approach to Classroom Management This book focuses on developing positive student-teacher relationships, increasing student engagement, and self-regulation in the classroom.
    Classroom management A guide to Urban School Teachers This book is a guide to help teachers to understand the urban schools and provide information about hoe to work effectively with the problems that urban students and schools have today.
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  5. page Bullying2013 edited ... 1. The Queer Duckling is a fractured fairy tale based on the original story The Ugly Duckling.…
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    1. The Queer Duckling is a fractured fairy tale based on the original story The Ugly Duckling. This book was written by Aimee Phelps, Shannon O'Connor, and Linda Trahan (then Schede) in the fall of 2011.
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    2. Bullying in Secondary Schools: What it looks like and how to manage it , written by Keith Sullivan, Mark Cleary, and Ginny
    Sullivan is a book written about effective ways to identify and deal with bullying in schools.
    "This book is an important and comprehensive resource dealing with school bullying issues in a practical way, with strategies designed to be used easily in the classroom. It gives valuable advice to teachers on dealing with bullies in the most effective way, using victims and bystanders as part of the solution."
    3. Bullying prevention: creating a positive school climate and developing social competence
    "Shows how school professionals can prevent and reduce bullying by creating a positive environment and by ensuring all children have the social skills to communicate well and solve problems without aggression."

    Blogs:
    StopBullying.gov Blog is website where you can find blog posts dedicated to bullying in schools, why this is an issue, and ways that we can stop it. This is part of the website stopbullying.gov which is linked above under websites.
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    Students take action against bullying:
    Local SchoolsTeens against bullying is a website through the National Bullying Prevention Center. This website is dedicated to teens against bullying. It provides information and resources for teens who may want to join the fight to end bullying.
    Local Schools and Students Against
    Bullying:
    Fairport Central School Districthas a section on their web site about cyberbullying and what it is and how to address it. According their website:
    "Cyber bulling can be defined as a form of indirect social bullying that uses technological communications (texts or images). It involves humiliating, harassing, intimidating, trashing, teasing, and/or threatening messages to others on the internet or on cell phones. It can involve someone you know or a complete stranger" (Fairport CSD, 2013).
    Local Teen Stands Up is the story of a local teen from Churchville-Chili who wrote a poem about bullying. She wanted to open peoples eyes to the severity of the issue.
    "Vogel says if this poem helps one person who is a victim of bullying understand they aren't alone, or opens someone's eyes to the problem she'll be happy."
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  6. page Bullying2013 edited ... Bullies as Criminals? - This articles addresses the issue of whether or not bullies should be …
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    Bullies as Criminals? - This articles addresses the issue of whether or not bullies should be treated as criminals. We are seeing a number of suicide deaths as a result of bullying. Should the bullies take responsibility for these deaths?
    Suicide - This is a news article that tells the story of a girl who was bullied by her peers because of an incident that had began online through a social media website. This link also has four video clips all pertaining to cases of suicide that were suspected to be caused as a result of bullying.
    Workshops:
    Power Point:
    1. This particular power was created in a Critical Literacy class where the goal was to create a fractured fairy tale and then present our information on our research. Hope you find it helpful and useful (Phelps, O'Connor, Trahan, 2011).
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    Students take action against bullying:
    Local Schools against Bullying:
    Fairport Central School Districthas a section on their web site about cyberbullying and what it is and how to address it. According their website:
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  7. page Bullying 1 edited ... The following video supports and promotes a Sesame Street Initiative on Bullying Bye Bye Bull…
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    The following video supports and promotes a Sesame Street Initiative on Bullying
    Bye Bye Bully School Assembly: Presented by Obediah Thomas. A fun presentation for elementary students on preventing bullying:
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    the bus.
    Interactive Websites
    Kids Against Bullying This website allows elementary children an engaging way to spot signs of bullying, and ways to prevent it through games, printables, and stories by elementary children offered in video, poster and notes.
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