Saturday, March 23, 2019 MABE’s eighth annual Southern New England Regional Dual Language Conference. Nathanael Greene Elementary School 285 Smithfield AvePawtucket, RI 02860 School visits: March 18-22 Theme: Making Connections:Focus on Culture For registration and more information visit: www.mabene.org
February 6-9, 2019, Charlotte, NC I will be presenting at the Seventh International Conference on Immersion & Dual Language. For more information please visit conference website.
This Thanksgiving, we would like to thank all of our TaJu Educational Solutions friends, extended family and partners around the world. Happy Thanksgiving! Be well my friends!
“Hidden Blind Spots: Systematically Confronting the Inequities Faced by Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Populations”, presented by Alexandra Guilamo – Friday, December 7, 2018 It is such an honor to be able to present this interactive workshop designed to give educational leaders the tools to systematically confront issues of access and equity faced by linguistically and […]
If you are considering a dual language program or are early in your adoption, please stop by my session which I will be presenting on Thursday, November 15th at 3:00 pm (Inn & Spa at Loretto, Acoma North). The title of my session is The Dual Language Start Up Kit: 10 Essentials for Years 1-3, which provides essential guidance that all districts need to ensure a sustainable program that allows students to realize the three pillars of dual language education.
The multi-tiered system of support is a critical framework to ensure ALL Dual Language students are successful. However, when designing MTSS for Dual Language Programs, we must do so with a number of assumptions related to implementation. As with any educational program, all Dual Language programs need a focus on a strong core, or tier one […]
Thank you for serving our schools and communities to provide high quality learning every day and allowing TaJu to be a partner in that journey. From everyone at TaJu Educational Solutions, thank you, teachers! You are the change we seek in the world.
In the next few weeks, schools and districts across the country are in the midst of a crazy time between now and June 30th called “spend down”, it is the last few months of the year where they are forced to either spend their remaining budgets, or risk losing that money altogether. For many schools, this means […]
Are your teachers who serve language learners drowning in data but don’t know what to do with it all? Join Alexandra Guilamo next Thursday, April 12, 2018, for a FREE workshop hosted by TaJu & West 40 Regional Service Center of Illinois, to discover how easy it can be to use language and literacy […]
The first step in ensuring a socio-culturally just educational experience was to recognize the hidden bias of our assumptions by looking inward. As educators, what are our experiences, our appearance that informs how we move through different communities, our norms, and our privileges? Once we acknowledge these aspects of ourselves, we can then look to learn about our culturally and linguistically diverse students. Who are they and what are their experiences that define their beliefs and how they see the world beyond just a data point?