April EL Study Guide

Thiers, Naomi
April 2009
Educational Leadership;Apr2009, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p96
The article discusses how educators can evaluate their teaching methods for English language learners (ELLs). The author notes debates over the use of native languages in ELL education and presents questions for readers to consider regarding their language policies. An assignment for preservice teachers in which instructional materials are considered from the viewpoint of an ELL and bilingual students translate vocabulary for ELLs is discussed.


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