Spotlight on English-Language Learners

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English-Language Learners


The Education Week Spotlight on English-Language Learners is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Implementing dual-language programs
  • Tailoring common-core instruction to English-learners
  • Parsing new guidelines for meeting unique English-learners’ needs
  • Measuring the effectiveness of ELL teachers

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Collinswood Language Academy's experiences with two-way language learning illustrate why North Carolina state education officials are sold on the idea.
October 15, 2014 – Education Week

The Council of the Great City Schools has set out criteria to help educators bring common-core-aligned lessons and materials to English-learners.
September 10, 2014 – Education Week

With their heightened emphasis on language and explication, the new math standards pose unique challenges for students who are not fully proficient in English.
November 12, 2014 – Education Week

The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
June 4, 2014 – Education Week

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