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When your goal is to make expanded opportunities for English learners to practice language skills throughout the school day a reality, how do you go about it?
Check out the practices and programs that help educators engage English learners with compelling, grade-appropriate language and content that we featured in March 2018.
This is the second in a three-part series on Ontario School District’s “language in the air” approach to creating opportunities for students learning English to practice language throughout the school day. Check out Part 1 for more background on this project. From the beginning, our partnership
This is the second in a three-part series on Ontario School District’s “language in the air” approach to creating opportunities for students learning English to practice language throughout the school day. Check out Part 1 and Part 3 to learn more about this project. From the beginning, our
Our librarians recently compiled this list of studies that educators can draw from to improve practices for teaching students learning English.
English learners benefit when they have opportunities for language practice throughout the day. What does it take for schools to make this happen?
A study found disparities in advanced course enrollment among students from different language groups. What can schools do to increase advanced course enrollment and success for English learners?
What does Education Northwest do? Our newly refreshed website makes it easier to find out.
This guide provides basic information for families of English learners and helps you talk with your child’s school, ask the right questions, and support your child on their journey as an English learner. English and Spanish versions are available.
Spanish-speaking students—the largest group of language minority students in Washington state—take fewer advanced courses and earn lower grades in those courses than other language minority students and English-only speakers, regardless of whether they are classified as English learners.
What role can researchers play in closing achievement gaps and expanding equitable outcomes for students?
Education Northwest’s work across several research areas, including support for English language learners, college and career readiness, school improvement and equity in public education, will be highlighted at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA),
With raising Oregon high school graduation rate a top priority, we asked Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Salam Noor a few questions on the direction that the state is taking to make progress in this area.
What strategies promote teacher collaboration across a school and provide English learners more opportunities for academic success?
Based on their experiences working with districts in Washington state, researchers David Stevens and Theresa Deussen offer three recommendations for districts on using data to help ensure equitable educational experiences and outcomes for students.
Oregon Leadership Network events always focus on equity for all students, but this year's spring leadership institute also provided steps to support the safety of undocumented students.
Designed to help educators, administrators and front office staff properly enter students with non-English names into databases, this guide has been expanded to include 11 languages.
Researchers Jason Greenberg Motamedi and Malkeet Singh write about how they used a methodology developed by medical researchers to create a useful tool for determining how long it will take students to pass a language proficiency test and exit English learner services.
English learner students who were enrolled in Washington state public high schools between 2009-2010 and 2012-2013 took fewer advanced courses per school year than never-English learner students, according to a new study by REL Northwest—but students who were similarly academically prepared took...
Researcher Art Burke writes about a successful collaboration that eased the way for a district to translate research into practice and improve teaching for English learners.