English Language Learners

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Teaching Writing to Adult English Language Learners: Lessons From the Field

2016

This article presents the results of a survey and follow-up interviews with adult English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors to identify the writing instruction they deliver, the text types they teach, and the time they devote to writing.

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We Speak NYC Videos

2018

Although developed for immigrant populations living in New York City, We Speak NYC videos can be adapted to serve all ELLs, as they help English language learners improve their language skills, learn about their rights, and access city services.

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Adult Learners
Decorative image for Resource Profile Realizing Opportunities for English Language Learners (ELLs) Through State Academic Content Standards Webinar

Realizing Opportunities for English Language Learners (ELLs) Through State Academic Content Standards Webinar

2016

Archive of September 14, 2016 webinar. 

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Issue Brief

Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Issue Brief

2015

This issue brief, one of the resources in the suite of materials “Preparing English Learners for Work and Career,” provides teachers and administrators with an overview of current research and practice related to connecting English language acquisition to career pathways.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Integrating Digital Literacy Into English Language Instruction: Issue Brief

Integrating Digital Literacy Into English Language Instruction: Issue Brief

2015

This issue brief, one of the resources in the suite of materials “Integrating Digital Literacy into English Language Instruction,” presents a broad overview of digital literacy as it relates to adult learners in English language acquisition programs.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner: Issue Brief

Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner: Issue Brief

2015

This issue brief, one of the resources in the suite of materials “Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner,” presents an overview of the need for increased rigor in all English language acquisition programs.

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Aligned

2016

Achieve the Core’s Aligned is a publication dedicated to the conversation about Common Core aligned instructional materials.

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Achieve the Core: Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool (IMET)

2016

IMET is a tool for evaluating a comprehensive textbook or textbook series for alignment to the Shifts and major features of states’ challenging academic content standards.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Older Adolescent and Young Adult English Learners:  A Study of Demographics, Policies, and Programs

Older Adolescent and Young Adult English Learners: A Study of Demographics, Policies, and Programs

2016

This document summarizes the findings and implications of an extensive analysis of survey data on English learners (ELs) that was undertaken in 2015, about the demographics characteristics, education attainment, and employment and family status of ELs ages 14-21.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Companion Learning Resource

Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways: Companion Learning Resource

2016

This Companion Learning resource, Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways, provides teachers and administrators with instructional tools, strategies, and resources that support career-focused, contextualized English language acquisition instruction.

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