Effective Instruction for English-Language Learners

Protheroe, Nancy
January 2011
Principal;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p26
The article examines effective methods of instruction for English-language learners (ELL). It discusses teaching strategies designed to improve the language ability of ELL students and emphasizes the importance of educators in developing programs. The author presents several myths about ELL education and strategies and explores research by the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence (CREDE) and the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (NLP).


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