Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners

Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners

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Discover the research and facts on what works in educating English learners! This comprehensive resource examines the research on promoting success among students who come to school knowing little or no English and translates current findings into specific recommendations for developing policies and programs for English learners. With illustrative scenarios throughout, this book gives educators and policy makers solid, research-based information about: Using studentsa€™ home language in academic programming Teaching English and academic content simultaneously School and district factors that affect achievement for English learners Sociocultural factors in success, including the influence of parents and familiesBecause of all the possible hidden confounds (see Chapter 1), we cannot say with certainty that the advantages ... Science and social studies are taught in Spanish in kindergarten and the beginning of first grade; by the second half of firstanbsp;...

Title:Promoting Academic Achievement Among English Learners
Author:Claude Goldenberg, Rhoda Coleman
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2010-04-12


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