Teaching Science to English Language Learners

Okhee Lee; Buxton, Cory A.
April 2010
NSTA Reports!;Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p3
The article focuses on various factors that are important in teaching science to English Language Learner (ELL) students. It emphasizes the importance of the application of ELL students' home language as instructional guide to teach science. It highlights that teaching science to promote scientific reasoning skills of ELL students and to support their performance on high-stakes science tests are essential.


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