The Confianza Way

  • We Assure Harmony for English Learners When We All Play Our Parts in the Symphony

    by Sarah Said  In a symphony each instrument is key to the sound of the harmony.  If one instrument or section of the symphony fails, the whole piece falls apart.  Could you imagine what would happen in the orchestra if the cello player didn’t play because that wasn’t his song? What if he felt li... View Post
  • Integrating Writing into All Content Areas

    By Brianne McGee The academic content we teach our students has drastically changed over the years. The curriculum has become increasingly more rigorous. Educators are consistently overwhelmed by the amount of content that has to be taught during the school year. I am sure many of us have experie... View Post
  • Essential Elements for a Powerful Language Plan

    by Amy Melik An old Chinese proverb states “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”  We often use this analogy when educating the students in our classroom. An ultimate goal for educators is that we equip our students to be able bodied, ... View Post