English Learners

Instructional Practices for English Language Learners

Reviewing instructional practices for English Language Learners can help move the entire school toward a comprehensive and culturally responsive approach. Because of the increasing dropout rates among EL students, educators are putting a larger focus on ELL programs that get students to speak and write English in authentic academic contexts.

English Learners

Strategies for Supporting EL Students (English Learners)

English Learners (EL) are students whose primary or first language is not English. They need special assistance in order to participate effectively in school instructional programs. The instruction and assessment of students, cultural background, and the attitude of teachers have been found to be factors in EL student achievement.