The Virginia Department of Education released the 2021-2022 SOL scores and accreditation results for Virginia public schools, and we are excit…
Not everyone learns the same. The VARK model identifies four types of learners: visual, auditory, read and write and kinesthetic.
Finding innovative ways to teach English to children who don’t speak the language has become a priority in Roanoke Valley schools, where the number of English learners is increasing.
One indication of the importance of immigrants to Roanoke is the city school division’s efforts that go into teaching English to immigrants’ children. Nearly 12% of the city’s 14,000 students are in English Learners programs.
As expected, the results of Virginia’s 2020-21 Standards of Learning (SOL) tests reflect the extraordinary circumstances faced by students and schools last year. Overall, 64% of Greene County students passed their English/Reading SOLs (given in grades 3-8), while 40% passed the math exams (grades 3-8 plus geometry and algebra 1 and 2) and 56% passed in science (grades 5 and 8 as well as biology, chemistry and earth science). By comparison, pass rates in 2019 were 70% for English, 77% in math and 76% in science.
This volume of "Writing from the Heart" commemorates three milestones: 25 years of publication, 35 years since the founding of the organization, and the pandemic year, 2020.
“Among me and my classmates, the effects of this vary from numbness and burnout to academic failure and depression.”
But as COVID-19 cases hit record highs in Virginia, some teachers say that any in-person testing is irresponsible.
Abundant Life Ministries, along with several area organizations, has switched gears to help children with online classes and support families. Most of the local virtual learning centers are at capacity and have wait lists.
For students and their families eager for in-class instruction during the coming school year, Orange County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ceci…
“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you ru…
Dear Jouett Students,
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Six years ago, Yatzil Romero Rodriguez migrated from Veracruz, Mexico, to Charlottesville and didn’t speak English. She said she struggled to …
The free event will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at PVCC’s Main Building.
“The idea behind it is … that it is the pre-adolescent [and] adolescent [ages] that may not have the experiences in the summer that will help them keep learning English.”
Piedmont Virginia Community College will begin offering a free hospitality training program starting early next year.
ALBEMARLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS