In all, 152 preservice and inservice teachers participated and experienced some of the feelings and linguistic challenges that ELLs
in their current or future classes may experience.
A somewhat paradoxical pattern of overrepresentation and underrepresentation seems to exist in the United States, presumably because both underreferral and overdiagnosis occur because of misunderstanding of the educational needs of students identified as ELLs
(Case & Taylor, 2005), poorly designed language assessments (MacSwan & Rolstad, 2006), and weak psychoeducational assessment practices (Figueroa & Newsome, 2006).
For the PTs enrolled in Ottawa University's variation of the initiative, the curriculum is perceived as lacking because it does not specifically target ELLs
(Majawamariya & Mahrouse).
Our research team developed a teaching strategy of social inclusion of ELLs
in physical education class by using student's native languages.
face many challenges in school, including the curriculum and teachers' instructional methods.
So far, 445 ELL
parents and 800 CPS employees have used the program.
seem to be more comfortable asking questions about why language works the way it does, rather than simply seeking to have a paper fixed.
Contrary to popular belief, a majority of ELL
students in secondary schools are not classified as recent immigrants" it states, adding that about 70 percent of ELL
students currently in grades six through 12 have been in Texas public schools for at least five years, a figure that has increased by 10 percent in the last five years.
2) Certain projects, courses, or practicum experiences can be shaped to help candidates learn to educate ELLs
The mission of Rebecca Hinson Publishing is to jump start English Language Learners out of the silent phase by tapping into their prior knowledge, instill pride in students' identities by addressing their cultural disconnects, and increase ELL
academic performance and graduation rates.
Part I of this Article will set the stage by briefly examining two overlapping groups of students--those classified as ELLs
and those in need of special education and related services--noting some salient similarities and differences and discussing the groups' respective prevalence in U.
Another effective strategy for helping ELLs
develop academic content language is a five-step approach to learning how to take notes during a teacher's lecture.