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Helping English Learners with Short 'i' and Short 'e'

While helping her multilingual students hear and produce the subtle difference between the short 'i' and short 'e' sounds, third grade teacher Estella Escajeda, of Loma Linda Elementary School in Anthony, New Mexico, also provides them with a bridge from Spanish to English by talking explicitly about the connections between the two languages.

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