Maria Evans is an amazing educator and incredible inspiration to us. She's a long standing friend of Be GLAD. We were honored to have her share her experiences (struggles and successes) with us at our annual conference.Read More
View this classroom demonstration video to learn how to use our award-winning Sentence Patterning Chart (SPC) in Spanish! This strategy provides the opportunity to practice oral language in Spanish in a fun, engaging way.Read More
One of our favorite features from our new BFFs at Uplevel are the completed Process Grids. They've built ALL of the Next Generation Science (NGS) and History-Social Science (HSS) units for K-5. That's 41 fully developed units that drive Common Core Standards for English Language Arts (CCS-ELA) through rigorous academic content using our award winning strategies.
These are GLAD units on steroids with a complete scope and sequence for all the new standards. We're excited as an organization to have this valuable resource to use for our Classroom Demonstrations when providing inspirational PD (professional development). It allows us to focus on our 'how' because our 'what' is expertly-designed by Uplevel.
The following Process Grids have these neurological features to help accelerate language acquisition and literacy for all learners, especially for English Language Learners (ELL)...Read More
First grade students at Las Palmas Elementary School, a two-way language immersion academy in Southern California, are studying how animals and plants around the world use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
Following direct instruction in Spanish with the Graphic Organizer Input Chart (Diagrama visual de conceptos), students take their own notes in their Learning Logs (Diarios de aprendizaje)...Read More
Calling all Spanish teachers!
Over the next couple months, we'll be sharing some tips on our blog for using GLAD strategies in the Spanish or Spanish dual language classroom. To kick off our GLAD en español posts, here is a list of some of our favorite GLAD strategies in English and in Spanish.Read More
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