Effective Instruction for English Learners

  title={Effective Instruction for English Learners},
  author={Margarita Calder{\'o}n and Robert E. Slavin and Marta S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  pages={103 - 127}
The fastest-growing student population in U.S. schools today is children of immigrants, half of whom do not speak English fluently and are thus labeled English learners. Although the federal government requires school districts to provide services to English learners, it offers states no policies to follow in identifying, assessing, placing, or instructing them. Margarita Calderón, Robert Slavin, and Marta Sánchez identify the elements of effective instruction and review a variety of successful… 

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