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Quick facts about Padonia's ESOL program

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Esol wiki

  1. 1. Welcome to Padonia International Elementary ESOL!
  2. 2. ESOL <ul><li>In Baltimore County: </li></ul><ul><li>More than - 3,700 ESOL students </li></ul><ul><li>-110 countries </li></ul><ul><li>- 89 languages </li></ul><ul><li>- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - </li></ul><ul><li>At Padonia: - 91 ESOL students (PK-5) </li></ul><ul><li>- 17 countries </li></ul><ul><li>- 15 languages </li></ul>
  3. 3. All Parents Welcome! <ul><li>Parents and teachers are a team with the same goal: to help your child succeed! </li></ul><ul><li>Parent-Teacher Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>- Everyone asked to attend one in November </li></ul><ul><li>- Does NOT mean your child is in trouble </li></ul><ul><li>- Teacher will talk about your child’s progress </li></ul><ul><li>- You can talk about your child’s strengths and needs </li></ul><ul><li>- Interpreters will come if we request them </li></ul><ul><li>- Call, write a note or e-mail the teacher ANYTIME if you have concerns </li></ul><ul><li>American Education Week: Nov. 14-18, 2011 </li></ul>
  4. 4. School Communication <ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Baltimore County School Website </li></ul><ul><li>www.bcps.org </li></ul><ul><li>Connect-Ed Phone Call </li></ul><ul><li>We want to hear from you! If you have a question, please ASK! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Parent Involvement <ul><li>Join the Parent Teacher Association PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer: (Mandatory Volunteer Training) </li></ul><ul><li>In School </li></ul><ul><li>At home </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>PTA Activities </li></ul><ul><li>PAW Night in February! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Attendance <ul><li>Please come to school on time. </li></ul><ul><li>If absent, for sickness or another </li></ul><ul><li>reason, please send in a note with </li></ul><ul><li>the date and time. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ESOL Instruction <ul><li>Models of Instruction: </li></ul><ul><li>The ESOL teachers take students to the </li></ul><ul><li>ESOL classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>The ESOL teacher comes to the student’s </li></ul><ul><li>mainstream classroom. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ESOL Progress Reports C – Consistently demonstrating P-Progressing ND-Needs development N-No acquisition or application of skills NA- not assessed Students receive progress reports twice a year from their ESOL teachers. Parents receive information about their child’s language progress.
  9. 9. Bad Weather? <ul><li>Television: </li></ul><ul><li>WBAL-TV -Cable 21 or Channel 11. </li></ul><ul><li>The Education Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Comcast Cable channel 73 </li></ul><ul><li>Verizon FIOS channel 35 </li></ul><ul><li>Radio : </li></ul><ul><li>WBAL-radio AM 1090 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.bcps.org </li></ul><ul><li>Delayed Opening: 1 hr. late, 2 hrs. late </li></ul><ul><li>Early Closing: 1 hr. early, 2 hours early </li></ul>

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