In this New Jersey Department of Education podcast, Ken Bond has bite-sized conversations with leaders in the field. His guests discuss various aspects of educating English language learners in K-12 settings. Topics encompass issues related to bilingual, English as a second language, and English-medium content classrooms. Archived episodes can be found at http://www.nj.gov/education/bilingual/podcasts/.
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Episode 18 - - ELL Advocacy Part 2
In this second part of a two-episode series, Ken interviews Jessica Levin, a staff attorney for the Education Law Center and Elizabeth Franks, a consultant for LLAMAME as well as the socio-political concerns representative for NJTESOL-NJBE. They discuss advocacy for ELLs at the district and state level.
Episode 17 - - ELL Advocacy Part 1
In this first part of a two-episode series, Ken interviews Jessica Levin, a staff attorney for the Education Law Center and Elizabeth Franks, a consultant for LLAMAME as well as the socio-political concerns representative for NJTESOL-NJBE. They discuss advocacy for ELLs at the district and state level.
Episode 16 - - Linguistically Diverse Classrooms With Mary Curran
Mary Curran is an Associate Professor of Practice in Language Education and directs the office of Local-Global Partnerships at Rutgers’ Graduate School of Education. In this episode, Mary discusses teaching in linguistically diverse classrooms.
Episode 15 - - Language Education with Nelson Flores
Nelson is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Linguistics Division of University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. In this episode, Nelson unwraps important issues related to language education policy.
Episode 14 - - Beyond Borders with Kevin LaMastra
Kevin is the Acting Supervisor of Bilingual, ESL, and World Languages at the Linden Public School District as well as the Founding Director of Friends Beyond Borders. In this episode, Kevin discusses culturally sustaining pedagogy and teaching beyond cultural borders.
Excellent ELL cast
Ken provides interesting insights that challenge the way many people think of ELL. His guests are experts in the field that offer new and interesting ways to think about education for young immigrant populations.