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New Teacher Advocate
The Professional Journal for New Teachers
The New Teacher Advocate is designed to support new teachers transitioning from being a student through being a student teacher and into their first years of teaching. Its succinct articles are meant to provide support through steps to take, resources, patterns to follow, tips, and lots of practical applications. This quarterly journal can be tucked into your bag or purse to read during short periods of free time. It’s not unusual for new teachers to report implementing ideas from the New Teacher Advocate within 24 hours of seeing them!

Fall 2014 Theme: English Language Learners

iPad NTA Cover STRATEGIES
Writing, p. 2
Language Arts, p. 12
Using Newspapers, p. 14
Content Vocabulary, p. 16
Reading, p. 18

CULTURAL ADJUSTMENT
TELL about Culture, p. 3
Cultural Transitioning, p. 8

FAMILIES
Family Involvement, p. 4
Home Visits, p. 11

TECHNOLOGY & TIPS
Classrooms Without Walls, p. 6
ELL Classroom Tips, p. 10

Online Extras

Making Academic Vocabulary Accessible to ELLs by Ingrid McVanner

Bridging Barriers: The 6 B’s to Involving Parents of ELLs by Osaro Althouse

Bridging the Language Gap by Madeline Kovarik and Leah Zaguroli

Going the Extra Mile: Connecting with Students’ Families by Robin Quick and Danelle Conner

Co-Teaching: How to Support ELLs by Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove

Say ‘Cheese’ & More: ELLs, Cameras, and Language Development by Andrea Honigsfeld

Novice Notes: ELL Myths and Facts by Deborah Vilardi

ProPointers: Meeting Cross-Cultural Needs by Ruth Van Reken


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