In part two of this blog post Q&A, a panel of experts offer suggestions on ways to encourage teachers who face the challenge of providing support for English language learners.
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The biggest changes in reading instruction in the coming year center on embedding literacy across all subjects a student studies during the school day.
In part one of this blog post Q&A, a panel of experts offer suggestions on ways to encourage teachers who face the challenge of providing support for English language learners.
This is the third story in a three-part series about what it will take for California to succeed with the nearly one-and-a-half million students in public schools who are learning English as a second language.
This is the second in a series about what it will take for California to succeed with the nearly one and a half million students in public schools who are learning English as a second language.
New York City aims to bridge gaps for English language learners.
This is the first in a three-part series about what it will take for California to succeed with the nearly 1.5 million students in public schools who are learning English as a second language.
Native Spanish-speaking students in the Houston school district have more success learning English when they're enrolled in two-way dual language programs that include native English speakers in the classroom, a joint study by the district and Rice University has found.
This blog post highlights three professional development models for developing teacher capacity to serve English learners.
Two new reports analyze English language learner's native languages.
A Connecticut school builds students' skills with a K-2 bilingual-literacy program.
This article explores the relationship between languages and the internet and how language shapes users' digital experiences.
Bilingual Kids May Become Better Communicators; How Exposure To New Languages Builds New Perspectives
Children exposed to more than one language may acquire skills that make them more effective communicators, compared with their monolingual peers, according to a recent study.
Dual-language programs can help English-language learners achieve proficiency in a new language and foster confidence in their language skills.
Budget cuts, low enrollments, and teacher shortages mean the country is falling behind the rest of the world.
In this commentary, the author states that the benefits of language learning extend beyond acquiring fluency.
Illinois district seeks ways to serve trilingual community.
School-within-a-school helps to meet immigrant students' needs.
Montana lawmakers are considering a bill that would provide funding to public schools interested in creating Native American language immersion programs.
Making languages popular, visible and accessible can help Native American tribes reinvigorate language and cultural lessons.
The challenge of helping students learning English become fluent quickly enough so they can learn other subjects, pass state tests and prepare for a life in the U.S. is increasingly common across Central Indiana.
In a 7-year study where half the students are ELLs, setting a school-wide goal of improved writing skills and using a genres-based instructional method improved the performance of EL students on state and internal assessments.
A new congressional compromise would remove many of the unpopular law's more onerous provisions but would still rely on frequent testing.
Boston struggles to keep up with ESOL demands for adult English learners.
The National Research Foundation released a plan to speed up public access for sharing data and results from NSF-funded studies.