- Articles on how to teach English language learners to read ... and succeed!
Peruse this section of Colorin' Colorado for research-based and best-practice information for educators, parents, and others concerned about the achievement of ELL students.
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- Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools
Drawing from 35 years of research, Robert J. Marzano focuses on what works. The vocabulary terms that are critical to students' success are included for all grade levels. Learn why insufficient background knowledge is a chronic cause of low achievement, and learn strategies that help.
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- Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners
The research-based strategies from Classroom Instruction That Works are applied to teaching English language learners to help educators raise the achievement levels of these students. Hill and Flynn examine nine types of instructional strategies that maximize learning that can be applied to ELL students in every grade level
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- Colorín Colorado :: Research & Reports
Here you will find the latest reports and research-based recommendations on reaching, teaching, and assessing ELLs. This section may be especially useful for researchers, graduate students, policymakers, curriculum developers, and school administrators.
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- Adolescent Literature
Literacy Matters has located "the best of the best on the Web" to help you deepen and expand your literature program. Within this section you will find web sites containing background information on adolescent literature, research-based instructional strategies, lesson plans, sample activities, book lists, and resources
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- Main page - IPDM Content Network
Welcome to the Iowa Department of Education Content Network website. This website has been designed to help school districts identify content for implementing the district career development plan. The Iowa Professional Development Model provides guidance to local districts as they design and implement district and building-wide professional development. For more information on the district career development plans and the Iowa Professional Development Model go to the Executive Summary
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