Improving Science and Vocabulary Learning of English Language Learners

Diane August, Lauren Artzi, and Julie Mazrum
01 Aug, 2010

The Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE) is a National Research and Development Center funded by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. CREATE is conducting a number of rigorous studies to expand the empirical base of research about educating English language learners (ELLs). This brief describes the implementation and impact of a research-based science curriculum that combines high-quality science instruction with effective instructional practices for ELLs.