Going A Step Further in SLL with WIDA Can DO Descriptors: Students’ Self-assessment  
Dec08

Going A Step Further in SLL with WIDA Can DO Descriptors: Students’ Self-assessment  

By:  Leticia Daza, MS SLL Teacher; Asociación Escuelas Lincoln – Buenos Aires, Argentina Anyone who has been teaching and/or learning a new language knows that this process develops over an extended period of time. Students learning a new language, according to the Natural Approach, move through five predictable stages before reaching the Language Acquisition in the new language: Preproduction, Early Production, Speech...

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Why Teaching Middle Schoolers Rocks
Nov22

Why Teaching Middle Schoolers Rocks

By Lauren White,  ELL Teacher at the Lincoln School in Buenos Aires, Argenting Last week was a difficult week for me at school.  Perhaps it’s simply that time of the school year and the inevitable stress that it entails, but I would be lying if I wrote that I didn’t occasionally entertain the idea of leaving my middle school post for good. After all, teaching is stressful enough… and teaching middle school kids?  Well, you can...

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7th Annual Lincoln Educators’ Conference – “Dream Bigger, Aim Higher”
Oct29

7th Annual Lincoln Educators’ Conference – “Dream Bigger, Aim Higher”

By Phil Giansante, Yau-Jau Ku, Juan Masdeu, Leandro Segura LEC Organizing Team, Asociación Escuelas Lincoln     On September 8 and 9, 2017,  Asociación Escuelas Lincoln hosted the 7th Annual Lincoln Educators’ Conference (LEC) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This year’s theme was “Dream Bigger, Aim Higher” bringing in over 300 educators from 40 educational institutions (35 from Argentina and 5 International) taking...

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Students SPEAK Up in Student-led Conference at Lincoln School
May08

Students SPEAK Up in Student-led Conference at Lincoln School

By Sarah Waldron @misswaldron12, Allison Poirot @ms_poirot, and Leandro Segura @chunisegura Asociacion Escuelas Lincoln #AELSpeak Moment   On February 17, 2017, Asociación Escuelas Lincoln in Buenos Aires held its first student-led conference, called SPEAK! (Students Presenting Educational Activities for Knowledge).  All students from grades 6 through 12, as well as teachers and parents, were invited to present at and to attend...

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Calling All Science Educators…
Apr27

Calling All Science Educators…

Attending the NSTA Conference:  Calling All Science Educators… Author: Jennifer Heisler Asociacion Escuelas Lincoln, Argentina jennifer.heisler@lincoln.edu.ar Twitter: @JenHeisler1 I recently attended the 2017 National Science Teacher’s Conference (NSTA) in Los Angeles, California. Without a doubt, it was one of the best professional development learning opportunities that I have ever experienced. Partially, this was because it was a...

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