Bilingual/ESL

Graduate Student Receives National Bilingual Teacher of the Year Award

Irma De la Guardia has been named “Teacher of the Year” by the National Association of Bilingual Education. A third-grade dual-language teacher at DISD’s Withers Elementary School, De La Guardia also pursues a graduate degree in Simmons’ Urban Education Leadership … Continue reading

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Supporting Strong Learning for Immigrant Children

Assistant Professor Karla del Rosal offers a personal perspective on educating immigrant children, her life’s work. Read more about her research and ideas about how teachers can be more effective in her Huffington Post piece here.

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In Partnership with The Dallas Morning News, Doris Baker Teaches Parents About Early Childhood Education

Assistant Professor Doris Baker trains Latino parents to disseminate information about early childhood education and literacy though a project launched by┬áThe Dallas Morning News and Al Dia. This project, called Hispanic Families Network, uses social media as a source of … Continue reading

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Scott Baker Presents Webinar on New ELL Practice Guide

Scott Baker, executive director of Simmons’ Center on Research and Evaluation, chaired an Institute of Education Sciences panel to create a new practice guide for teaching and supporting English learners. The result of the panel’s work will be discussed in … Continue reading

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