Education news, analysis, and opinion about students learning English as a second language.
- English-Language Learners Opinion I Thought I Understood Parents of Language-Learners. Then I Became OneAfter teaching ELL instruction to preservice teachers for years, this professor got a new perspective when her family moved to Germany.English-Language Learners Explainer Who's Teaching the Children Crossing the U.S. Border? Answers to 6 QuestionsA growing number of unaccompanied minors are crossing into the U.S. via the southwestern border. What's happening with their education?English-Language Learners Opinion Assessment Strategies for English-Language LearnersFour educators share practical assessment strategies to support English-language learners.English-Language Learners Spotlight Spotlight on Bilingualism and Remote Learning - Second EditionIn this Second Edition Spotlight, evaluate how schools will measure learning loss for English-learners and more.English-Language Learners Opinion Thirteen Instructional Strategies for Supporting ELL NewcomersFive educators share effective instructional strategies to use with English-language-learner newcomers, including using images and games.English-Language Learners Webinar Examining the Evidence: Supporting Immigrant-Origin Students and English-LearnersImmigrant-origin children and English-learners are among the fastest growing school-age populations in the U.S. As two distinctly different groups of students with overlapping challenges, both immigrant-origin students and English-learners (ELs) often must navigate limited accessEnglish-Language Learners Millions of ELL Students Face Prospect of In-Person, Federal Testing During COVID-19As the coronavirus surges, ELL advocates and testing groups weigh the value of remote testing.English-Language Learners Webinar Meeting the Challenge of Dual-Language LearningAcross the nation, demand for dual-language education has emerged as a popular option as schools seek out ways to help both English-language learners and native English-speaking students become bilingual and biliterate. But even in theEnglish-Language Learners How Will Schools Teach English-Language Learners This Fall?A new database offers a state-by-state look at guidance on supporting English-learner students and their families amid the global pandemic.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Discuss bilingual students’ remote learning needs and how Rosetta Stone English revolutionizes English mastery and provides actionable data.English-Language Learners Spanish-Speaking Students Need Support. A New Podcast May HelpPor Nuestros Niños, an education-focused Spanish-language radio show and podcast, could help families navigate an uncertain return to school.English-Language Learners How Will Schools Measure English-Learners' 'COVID-Slide' Learning Loss?Native-language assessments may more fully reflect what English-language learners know and can do academically after months away from school. But not all states offer them.English-Language Learners Schools Lean on Staff Who Speak Students' Language to Keep English-Learners ConnectedThe rocky shift to remote learning has exacerbated inequities for the nation's 5 million English-learners. An army of multilingual liaisons work round the clock to plug widening gaps.