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Teaching English Language Learners: What the Research Does — and Does Not — Say

AFT American Educator
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This thorough review offers a comprehensive summary of existing research on issues related to the education of ELLs. Dr. Claude Goldenberg focuses on two major reviews of research, one by the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth, and the other by the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence (CREDE). Topics covered include: bilingual education, oral language development, reading instruction, curriculum, instructional methods, assessment, and accommodations.


Goldenberg, C. (2008). Teaching English language learners: what the research does — and does not — say. American Educator. Retrieved from

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