Educating English Language Learners: A Review of the Latest Research
Year Published: 2018
In this article for American Educator, Dr. Diane August discuss the latest research focused on teaching ELLs, which includes seven principles from a recent consensus report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report, Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures, examines what the research tells us about learning English from early childhood through high school, identifies effective practices for educators, and recommends steps policymakers can take to support high-quality educational outcomes for children and youth who are learning English.
Illustration: Raúl Colón