Our mission is to support classroom teachers serving English Language Learners through the enriching and scaffolding of reading and content curriculum. Using best practices, and a variety of approaches and strategies, our goal is to provide teachers with a diverse toolkit of activities and materials in order to help with their educational practice.
Jeannie London, Ed.D. is a full-time teacher working with ELL students in the Hillsboro School District in Oregon. She has taught in elementary and middle schools, general education, ESL/ELD and bilingual programs. She holds endorsements in English as a Second Language, Reading and Administration, and a doctorate from the University of San Francisco in International Multicultural Education.
Dr. London has taught at Concordia University, University of Portland, Portland State University, Pacific University and California State University, Hayward in Teacher Education, Ethnic Studies and TESOL Graduate and Undergraduate Programs.. Recently, she teaches Research Design and Methodologies at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. She works to support teachers looking to enhance their delivery and instructional practices to English Language Learners. Her research interests focus on supporting and improving English Language Learner's reading and comprehension in Language Arts and content areas through the study of grade level literature ,word development and Corpus studies.
In 2009 LAReading was founded to provide vocabulary development support to language teachers primarily in English. The Language Academy, founded in 2014, is in development and promises to provide English Language Teachers the tools and systems they need to support and engage English Language Learners in language and content instruction.
As a classroom teacher and instructional coach, this BLOG is a chronicle of everyday issues and challenges that face ELL students their teachers. She hopes others may find the information provided here useful.
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