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Jill Wagner

Hello and Welcome!

I’m Jill Wagner, teacher of English Language Learners (ELLs) in grades 3-5 at Sumner Elementary. I love working with, supporting and learning from students who speak other languages and come from around the world! 

Here at Sumner, I help students build proficiency in English so they can develop the social, academic and content language skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. I am also here as a resource for Sumner staff who work with English learners. We're going to have a great year together!

Our English Language Learners are SOARING together to SUCCESS!

We've got SEAHAWK Pride!


>>> Helpful Links for English learners and families to build English language skills!

Colorin Colorado - To help your child learn to read, succeed in school and learn English

Read Conmigo - Resources to encourage families to read aloud together - in Spanish or English - just READ!

Girls of the Crescent Book List

Starfall - Resources for basic reading and writing skills - Kindergarten & Grades 1,2,3

Spanish-speaking students learn English faster when parents read to them in their native language

Los niños de habla hispana aprenden inglés más rápido cuando los padres les leen en su lengua materna 

(*Haga clic derecho en el artículo de noticias para mostrar la opción Traducir. Seleccione traducir al español!)


>>> Helpful Community Resources for English learners and families!

15 Tips for Helping ELLs Through Their First Winter

***Family Literacy Program - Free Reading Classes

Resources for Immigrant Families - Guilford Parent Academy

Glenwood Branch - Greensboro Public Library - Multicultural Resource Center, ESOL Programs, Global Greensboro Directory

ESOL - Adult Education, Guilford Technical Community College