Resources for English Learner Teachers

A page dedicated to English learners’ teachers where you will find helpful resources, including tools you can share with the front office (such as Getting It Right: Reference Guides for Registering Students With Non-English Names) and blog posts that will give you ideas for your classroom. We also want to hear from you—follow us on Twitter (@educationnw) and Facebook and feel free to post to Pinterest!

Immigrant newcomers

What can educators can to to assist students who are new to this country?

Six Things

What are six things schools can do to support their English learners?

Cross-school collaboration

How do you increase collaboration across a building to better serve English learner students?

Advanced courses

What do enrollment rates in advanced courses tell us about disparities among English learner groups?

Time to reclassification?

Research on predicting how long it takes for English learner students to reclassify

Bilingual benefits

What are the strengths of students learning more than one language?

Multicultural classrooms

A teacher's perspective on creating equity by learning about students’ cultures

Effective scaffolds

Are your scaffolds for supporting students helping or getting in the way?