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Weekly update 11th August

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Last updated by Breda Matthews
Hi everyone,
        Last week started started very quietly and finished in a flurry of posts. We discussed
Nan shared her school reports in response to Katherine's question regarding using  ELLP stages in reports.  Many thanks Nan. Is anyone else doing this and how do you manage it?
Many thanks to all those who asked and answered questions.

Also on ESOL Online Michelle shared the Pasifika Update


On our VLN groups

A new Setting the Standard resource for us17144 was uploaded to the EL unit standards group.
Check out the video on how peer-to-peer tutoring can support content and language learning on the Secondary ESOL Online VLN group.
Great to see so much activity in these groups and I have now put in a link to the  EAP VLN groupFind it here.
On other communities
Primary ESOL Online have been discussing the SELLIPs resources
and have also discussed Maths resources.
Literacy Online shared a guest post on Motivating students for writing.
English Online have been very busy as usual but conversation that cross over include 
It is well worth searching out Debra Myhill's videos on Youtube in relation to that topic. Just search her name.
Upcoming events

English Online webinar, on Thursday August 14 from 3.45 - 4.45, focusing on developing students’ essay paragraphs to tip them over into ‘Merit’ and ‘Excellence’ at NCEA. Register here.

Pacific Youth Research Symposium - Monday 1 September 2014. 
Have a great week everyone 

Breda Matthews

Facilitator: Secondary ESOL community 

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