What Does Research Say about Effective Practices for ENGLISH LEARNERS?

Coleman, Rhoda; Goldenberg, Claude
January 2010
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Winter2010, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p60
Academic Journal
The article offers strategies and techniques for English Language Learners (ELLs) to improve their level of literacy. It states that academic language is different from the language used everyday and that knowing the differences is essential for effective academic instruction. It notes that students must not be taught expressive and receptive language for both oral and academic language. It emphasizes that language development and sheltering techniques should be implemented into content instruction.


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