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Shelton Schools’ Program Helps English Language Learners Excel

Article from CTPost, August 28, 2019 by Brian Gioiele Summer school is not just for students anymore. Teachers from throughout the area gathered Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Shelton once again for the third annual Summer Institute sponsored by the ExcEL Leadership Academy (the capitalized E and L stand for English Learners; students whose families speak […]

Peer Learning: The Dynamic Language Learning Progressions (DLLP) Design Studio

Educators from ExcEL sites across New York and Connecticut gathered in Shelton early in April 2019 for a peer network Design Studio to learn how teachers are using the Dynamic Language Learning Progressions in their classrooms to help English Learners develop language proficiency. Attendees had the opportunity to engage with teachers and see how they […]

Moving Forward: First ExcEL Design Studio

One of the hardest challenges educators may face is the diversity of students that come in and out of their classrooms. Teaching techniques are not one size fits all, a tactic may work for one student but may not resonate with another. In the quest to find new approaches to better serve their students, educators […]
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