Life Academy High School, Oakland
The team of three middle and three high school teachers at will design and investigate their own inquiry questions on best practices in English language development. They will conduct research on current strategies for supporting English Language Learners and develop teacher-initiated lesson cycles. With the help of coaches who are experts in the fields of both ELD and inquiry, teachers will implement projects in their classrooms and analyze results. Ultimately their findings will be presented at conferences and published in professional journals with support from the Bay Area Writing Project.
Summer 2016 - Congratulations to the Inquiry into ELD LIGHT Awards team at Life Academy in Oakland, whose work is highlighted in this video produced by Mills Teacher Scholars. Partnership with MTS provided the theoretical framework, timeline, and outside expertise...