Strategies to Help Build Relationships with English Language Learners

This post was originally published on Edutopia.  rap·port a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other's feelings or ideas and communicate well. My first day teaching an ELL class, I walked in and was very confident that it was going to be the best class ever. After all, … Continue reading Strategies to Help Build Relationships with English Language Learners

An Interview with Rusul Alrubail

My interview with Doug Peterson. On HigherEd, #EduColor & more!

doug --- off the record

Doug: Thanks for agreeing to do this interview, Rusul. You’re another person that I’ve never met in person so I’ll skip my normal first question. We met on Twitter, right?

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Rusul: Indeed we did. You started following me through a list of Ontario Educators.

Doug:  OK, confession time here.  I love your writing but I suspect that I miss a great deal of it since you publish in many places other than your blog.  Where can we find the complete works of Rusul?

Rusul: My own website: Actually, I will be launching a new website soon, hopefully with the same address, and I am really looking forward to it! I try to cross post everything on my personal website, but often forget or don’t have the time. I also write on, Edutopia, Teaching Tolerance, PBSNewshour, and Education Week.

Doug:  One of my favourite posts appeared over the summer…

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