Teaching English Language Learners, Claude Goldenberg, Summer 2008, American Educator, AFT

@inproceedings{Goldenberg2008TeachingEL,
  title={Teaching English Language Learners, Claude Goldenberg, Summer 2008, American Educator, AFT},
  author={Claude Goldenberg},
  year={2008}
}
Should students who are learning English spend the school day in classes where only English is spoken? Or should they be taught reading and other academic skills and content in their native language? Or should their classes be primarily in English, but include some explanations or materials in their native language? If their native language is to be used, how much native language instruction should they receive and for what purposes? And aren’t there other issues we need to consider, aside from… CONTINUE READING

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