Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners

Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners

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How to give English language learners every opportunity for success This practical guide equips school leaders to help English language learners succeed. The authors show how school leaders and staff members can serve as student advocates and apply successful instructional practices that increase student learning. Written in straightforward language with quick reference charts and summaries, the text provides: Strategies for creating a culture of ELL advocacy and achievement Case studies from school leaders who have created positive change for ELLs Professional development tools that build teachersa€™ knowledge of second language acquisition Tips for strengthening homea€“schoola€“community connectionsAlthough the leaders and teachers believed that the parents loved their children and wanted their children to do well, it was ... Before making assumptions, educational leaders and teachers should ask reflective questions to guide their next steps ... leaders initiated communication with parents, they discovered that parents didna#39;t feel a€œinviteda€ despite the letters sent ... Then, they would feel welcome and would be more likely to attend future events and to initiate contact with the school.

Title:Leading Academic Achievement for English Language Learners
Author:Betty J. Alford, Mary Catherine Niño
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-03-28


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