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Aligning ELL proficiency standards with academic standards

How can teachers effectively incorporate and align the ELL proficiency standards and the academic standards?

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How can teachers effectively incorporate and align the English Language Learner, (ELL) proficiency standards and the academic standards?

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires that all students from diverse backgrounds, languages, and cultures face the challenge of making academic content and process assessable and relevant to the student. Such action would require subject specific instructional strategies that go beyond the general preparation in ...

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How and why teachers should effectively incorporate and align the English Language Learning ELL proficiency standards and the academic standards. The standards provide tools for defining and understanding the English language as well as the content that ELLs are expected to achieve. In order for ELLs to succeed academically in schools, professional teaching standards for English teachers must be clear to ensure achievement and academic success for their ELL students.

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