Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners

Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners

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Discover the research and facts on what works in educating English learners! This comprehensive resource examines the research on promoting success among students who come to school knowing little or no English and translates current findings into specific recommendations for developing policies and programs for English learners. With illustrative scenarios throughout, this book gives educators and policy makers solid, research-based information about: Using studentsa€™ home language in academic programming Teaching English and academic content simultaneously School and district factors that affect achievement for English learners Sociocultural factors in success, including the influence of parents and familiesAmerican Institutes of Research and WestEd (2006), for example, found that schools with higher ELL achievement set ... Their schools also used pacing guides that help teachers stay a€œon tracka€ and cover course content in a timely fashion.

Title:Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners
Author:Claude Goldenberg, Rhoda Coleman
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2010-04-12


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