I bet you thought that I was going to miss a month of posting, right? Maybe you thought I had abandoned this blog altogether? Fret not - Here I am! Read on to find some tools that may help you stay sane in spite of a hectic teaching schedule, and a big announcement.
The Illinois Resource Center has published a draft copy of the conference program for the 37th Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students, being held from December 10 through 13 in Oakbrook, IL. In ESL/Bilingual Education circles in Illinois, this conference is commonly referred to simply as the "Bilingual Conference." It is a huge event each year, and often the high point in the year for professional development for teachers who work with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations.