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The National Academies of • Sciences • Engineering • Medicine

Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Practices for Children and Youth

September 25, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT


Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, examines what research reveals about learning English from early childhood through high school. It also identifies effective practices for teachers and educator to help dual language learners and English language learners and recommends steps policy makers can take to support high-quality educational outcomes for children and you who are learning English.

Join committee members Dr. Linda Espinosa, Bobbi Ciriza Houtchens, and Dr. Claudio Toppelberg for part 2 of a 2-part webinar series to learn more about promising practices for children in early care and education settings, pre-K-grade 12 formal educational system, and promising practices for children and youth who are English learners and have disabilities.

 

 

 

 

What do you know about educating English learners and dual language learners? 
 

 

 

 

New Practitioner Toolkit 

Effectively educating children who are learning English as their second language is a national challenge with consequences both for individuals and for American society. Despite their potential, many young English learners are struggling to meet the requirements for academic success, a difficulty that jeopardizes their prospects for success in postsecondary education and the workforce.

This practitioner toolkit, based on the report Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures, is designed for practitioners who work with children in grade 5 and younger.
 

 

 

 

oting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promisi

Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures

Educating dual language learners (DLLs) and English learners (ELs) effectively is a national challenge with consequences both for individuals and for American society. Despite their linguistic, cognitive, and social potential, many ELs—who ...

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cating Federal Funds for State Programs for English Language L

Allocating Federal Funds for State Programs for English Language Learners

As the United States continues to be a nation of immigrants and their children, the nation's school systems face increased enrollments of students whose primary language is not English. With the 2001 reauthorization of the Elementary and ...

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ating Language-Minority Children

Educating Language-Minority Children

In the past 30 years, a large and growing number of students in U.S. schools have come from homes in which the language background is other than English. These students present unique challenges for America's education system.

Based on ...

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Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children: A Research Agenda

Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children: A Research Agenda

How do we effectively teach children from homes in which a language other than English is spoken?

In Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children, a committee of experts focuses on this central question, striving toward the ...

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