Stella Villalba

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Stella Villalba divides her everyday life teaching English language learners for one part of the day as she has been doing for over 20 years. The other part of her day includes collaborating and coaching teachers across the Dublin, Ohio, school district, bridging understandings regarding teaching ELLs. Stella is a Lead Ambassador for NCTE. She is passionate about languages, literacy, and culture. You can keep up with her on Twitter @stellavillalba, Instagram @stellavillalba, or at her blog, Listening and Learning: A Teaching and Coaching Life.

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May 28, 2021: Craft Moves for Writers

Craft Moves for Writers is the theme of this week’s newsletter.

Perspectives Podcast with Stella Villalba

Stella Villalba discusses the importance of perspectives.

Insight Before PD

Stella Villalba explains how professional development planning at a new site begins with lots of questions and observations.

Picture Books That Affirm and Celebrate Students’ Identities

Stella Villalba shares 2020 picture books to celebrate and affirm students’ identities.

Crafting Action Plans with Teachers

Stella Villalba shares her process for developing plans with teachers for intervening and supporting individual students. Stella works with English language learners, but the principles are applicable to any child.

First-Grade Conference: Information Writing

Stella Villalba confers with Esmeralda about her information writing on blue jays.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Accountability for Young Writers

Stella Villalba teaches young writers about writer’s craft. So how come evidence of learning from the minilessons isn’t showing up when she confers with her students? She decides to develop a plan to help students link craft lessons with their writing.


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