I was recently asked about resources on Long-Term English Language Learners (LTELs) – students who have been ELLs for six years or longer – and thought readers would find a “Best” list useful. Feel free to suggest links I’ve missed:
Helping Long-Term ELL’s is from my Ed Week column.
The Difficult Road for Long-Term English Learners is from ASCD.
Changing Course For Long Term English Language Learners is by Laurie Olsen.
For Stalled ELL Students, Graduation Is Often an Elusive Goal is from Ed Week.
Helping English-Learners Break Through Language Plateaus is by Wendi Pillars.
SUPPORTING LONG-TERM ELLS is from Karen Lewis.
Pushing Past Myths: Designing Instruction for Long-Term English Learners is by Maneka Deanna Brooks.
Long Term ELs Part I: Understanding the Issue is by Janna X. Heiligenstein, Ph.D.
Why some students remain long-term ELs? is by Tan Huynh.