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ELL. A measure of length. In old English the word signifies arm, which sense it still retains in the word elbow. Nature has no standard of measure. The cubit, the ell, the span, palm, hand, finger, (being taken from the individual who uses them) varies. So of the foot, pace, mile, or mille passuum. See Report on Weights and Measures, by the Secretary of State of the United. States, Feb. 22, 1821; Fathom.

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She outlines four stages in the acculturation process: initial enthusiasm or euphoria, during which ELLs may experience excitement about their new surroundings; culture shock, in which they may experience confusion and stress; recovery, during which they find gradual stability; and integration, in which they regain their self-confidence.
schools and programs (McEntire, 2014), Spanish is the first language of the vast majority of ELLs (Santos, 2013).
ELLs will account for 40 percent of the school-age population in the United States by the year 2030, according to colorincolorado.
Some 34 states fund ELL programs through their state's primary funding formula.
may find that it is more effective to train tutors in existing academic units to work with ELLs than it is to establish an additional support unit.
Some of the inequality issues related to language are highlighted when considering ELLs in the deliberative process.
Helpful in gaining an understanding of the battles and sieges that transpired, Van Ells offers factual data like a journalist but explains martial reasoning like a teacher.
By confronting these attitudes, ideas and obstacles, teachers can create meaningful and effective educational approaches and modifications for ELLS.
were identified as ELLs and the five most common first languages spoken were Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic.
Long-term ELLs--those who stayed in ELL programs for five or more years--lagged significantly in every grade.
All of them want to be teachers, but on this first day of class, few see themselves as future teachers of ELLs.
Moreover, programs to address the needs of ELLs vary greatly.