August 11, 2015
by Jake Salazar
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Ninety English Learners Tell Their Stories of Challenge and Triumph in 2015 Summer Program

Poetry, rap songs and vivid videos filled the airspace at the Neutral Zone on Thursday evening, July 23, when 90 English Learners performed their stories of challenge and triumph for more than 250 families, community members and educators.  The Summer … Continue reading

September 30, 2014
by Melissa Stull
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ELMAC Interns Support Sixth Graders with Digital Literacy

ELMAC interns just completed a four lesson unit with Scarlett sixth graders that focused on how to responsibly use the internet.  To learn more about the project, which was led by UM professor Liz Kolb and Scarlett teacher Rosetta Ransome, see: soe.umich.edu.

August 20, 2014
by Melissa Stull
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Summary of 2013-2014 Partnership Activity

The 2013-2014 academic year was full of partnership activity.  The following document provides an overview of grants received; school-wide partnership activities; teacher education courses taught on-site; and presentations and publications.  See: Mitchell Scarlett Activity Summary 2013-2014

August 14, 2014
by Melissa Stull
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2014 Scarlett Summer ESL Academy in AAPS News

This year’s theme for the Summer ESL Academy (SESLA) was “Making a Living/Making a Life.”  To learn more about the SESLA program and how 4th through 8th grade students, AAPS teachers, UM interns, and UM professors worked together, click on … Continue reading

August 16, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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2013 Scarlett Summer ESL Academy in AAPS News and SOE News

The Summer ESL Academy, housed at Scarlett Middle School, involved 4th-8th grade students, AAPS teachers, UM interns, and UM professors.  To learn more, see the following articles: news.a2schools.org and www.soe.umich.edu

May 16, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Students, Teachers, and UM Interns Benefit from Cross Cultural Exchange

One of the goals of the Mitchell Scarlett Teaching and Learning Collaborative is to create meaningful projects that benefit all stakeholders: students, teachers, and interns.  This extended day project met these criteria. Beginning this past February, 20 Mitchell third graders … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Plans for 2013 Summer ESL Learning Academy

For the second year, the Mitchell Scarlett Partnership is helping to coordinate a summer academic and enrichment program for English language learners (ELLs) who will be in grades 4 – 8 in the fall.  The program is open to all … Continue reading

April 23, 2013
by Melissa Stull
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Mitchell 2nd Graders, Supported by UM Intern, Create Staff Biographies

As part of the second grade writing curriculum, Ms. Padgen’s class completed a non-fiction writing unit focused on writing biographies about the Mitchell staff.   This project, led by Ms. Sala, a UM teaching intern, gave students an opportunity to practice these skills … Continue reading