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Statistic Of The Day: Lots Of ELL Students & Not Enough ELL Teachers

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Wanted: Bilingual Teachers is a new article from U.S. News (I found it via Twitter, but couldn’t remember you shared it – sorry).

Here’s an excerpt:


I’m not clear, however, on the article is suggesting that only bilingual teachers can be effective with English Language Learners, which is obviously incorrect.

I’m adding this post to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. Not sure where or how it suggests that ONLY bilingual teachers are effective with emergent bilingual learners. Most research does show, however, that the most effective instructional approach for these students are dual-language programs that develop students’ two language simultaneously (albeit at different rates).

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