When English language learners (ELLs) struggle to access academic content due to limited English proficiency, they fall further and further behind their peers.
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To address the needs of this growing segment of the student population, educators are working harder than ever to refine administrative and instructional practices to help students master both English and their state’s rigorous academic standards. To support you in your efforts, we’ve assembled a curated list of our top resources focused on helping ELLs achieve success in the classroom.
Learning to speak about highly conceptual topics with a broad vocabulary can be both difficult and increasingly important for older students as they begin identifying their postsecondary interests and goals. Here are four ways you can support English language learners in your secondary classroom.
As a growing number of students in the U.S. identify as English-language learners, it has become more important than ever for educators to be informed and actively engaged in working with this diverse group of students to help meet their needs. In this week’s special English Language Learner edition of the EdNews Round Up, explore some of the latest news covering ELL students and best practices for driving ELL success in the 21st century classroom.
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for parents of ELL students to feel intimidated or discouraged from becoming actively engaged with their children's education due to language barriers or other cultural differences. We know that you have a lot of things on your plate, so we gathered several resources to help you find ways to encourage your ELL parents to engage more.