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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Stella Villalba reflects on her journey as an instructional coach and offers advice to new coaches in a question-and-answer format.
Stella Villalba uses photos in the classroom as a powerful tool for critical thinking and reflection. Photos allow students to process complex learning as it happens.
Stella Villalba begins with a powerful question for educators to consider in order to begin dismantling systems that oppress marginalized communities.
Stella Villalba shares four values of Reggio Emilia that enhance literacy learning for multilingual students.
Stella Villalba outlines three ways to cultivate a community for students beyond the classroom walls. There is comfort for teachers and students in knowing that a larger community is rooting for them.
Stella Villalba shares books that will fuel your creativity and nourish your imagination.
Stella Villalba compiles a book list about the topic of home. She shares the way she allows students to co-construct their own understanding of home by using picture books that provide a variety of lenses through which to view the topic.
Stella Villalba pens a personal essay reflecting on her journey of learning to confer with students and reminds us of the importance of this practice.
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