What impact did your participation in the program have on your classroom instruction?

After participating in the program, I found that I had a new understanding of the needs of my students and how to better serve them in the mainstream classroom.

What was the most valuable component of your participation in the program?

Working with other teachers in my district and discussing best practices helped me find practical ways to improve my instruction.

What effect did your participation in the program have on you personally, as a teacher and a learner?

I became more aware of how language is used and how easy it is to give students a chance to use their language skills in the classroom. I found that my students are more engaged and learning more because I understand them and connect with them better than ever before.

—Math Teacher, South Mountain High School