What's more important for English-learners? A great overall teacher or a teacher with ELL certification?
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October 07, 2014
June 17, 2014
The organization's second annual review of preparation programs finds few places that adequately prepare teachers for addressing the language and literacy needs of English-learners.
April 07, 2014
Rethinking how ESL teachers are prepared to support ELLs under new, more rigorous standards in reading, math, and science is essential, three English-learner experts write.
June 18, 2013
Very few teacher preparation programs are adequately addressing the needs of English-language learners, a new review finds.
June 27, 2012
A new policy brief zeroes in on concrete steps California can take to improve the academic outcomes for its large English-language learner population.
April 30, 2012
A new paper from the Center for American Progress recommends that all teachers need to be adequately prepared to teach English-learners.
February 28, 2012
New report describes how seven states' teaching standards address needs of ELLs.
September 13, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education awards $14.8 million in grants to colleges and universities supporting English-language learner instructors' professional development.
May 31, 2011
Having school-level instructional teams is one tool that has helped San Diego's Chula Vista Elementary School District succeed with English-language learners, according to a long-time administrator in the district.
December 28, 2010
A guide by two professional-development consultants spells out in great detail how teachers can tailor instruction for English-language learners according to the students' levels of English proficiency.