The Confianza Way

  • The Building Blocks of Strengthening an ESL/ELE Co-Teaching Partnership

    by Amanda Goddard Amanda Goddard is a English Language Education Department Head at Foxborough Regional Charter School. She earned her Master of TESL from Framingham State University in 2017 and is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Studies at Lesley University. Follow her on Twitter at @o... View Post
  • A School-Wide Approach for Supporting English Learners

    As a professional learning specialist focused on English learners, I often hear concerns like this one from Bridget, an English learner teacher: “My colleagues in general education classrooms say they care about our school’s English learners, but when it comes to teaching them well, with high st... View Post
  • The Confianza Way: Effective PD Is a Process, Not an Event

    by Marjorie Kirstein Imagine spending the day in a hot, dark auditorium on the day after the last day of school. The power is out, the professional development (PD) presenter has laryngitis, and your school administration has decided to go ahead with mandatory professional development. Imagine be... View Post