Educating English Language Learners: Implementing Instructional Practices

Jacqueline Vialpando, Jane Yedlin, Caroline Linse, Margaret Harrington, and Geraldine Cannon
01 Jan, 2005

The National Council of La Raza published this 2005 guide to support charter school educators. The authors describe the process for identifying English language learners (ELLs), review theories related to second language acquisition and language development, discuss considerations for selecting program models and training staff, and outline a number of instructional strategies that can be used to help ELLs succeed.