What the Research Shows About Teaching English Language Learners

Jennifer Jacobson, assistant editor, of American Educator, a publication of the American Federation of Teachers shares this article on what the research says and doesn’t say about teaching English Language Learners.  It’s a lengthy report with the takeawy for me that it does seem that English Language Development (ELD) is best when taught as a separate subject and not simply integrated throughout the day.  In California, we’re required to teach 30 minutes of ELD but few teachers do.

One Response to What the Research Shows About Teaching English Language Learners

  1. In Arizona the requirement is 4 hours of non-mainstream ELD for ELLs.

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