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3 Strategies for Teaching ELLs Academic Language

This article provides three concrete strategies for supporting learners in understanding and remembering new academic vocabulary.

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

This Edutopia article begins with a definition of academic language, offers some suggestions for where teachers should start with teaching, and provides eight specific strategies for academic language instruction.

Academic Language and ELLs: What Teachers Need to Know

This article helps educators understand the role that academic language plays in their classrooms and in ELL student success, including information on social vs. academic language, as well as examples of academic language needed for all students to fully participate in classroom activities and assignments.

Meeting the Needs of Today’s English Language Learner

In this interactive online module, ABE practitioners explore the need for more rigorous academic instruction in language and literacy skills. The authors highlight specific elements that research has shown to be critical for adult English language learners’ full access to academic and work opportunities.

ESL and Math

Need resources related to integrating math/numeracy into your ESL instruction? Check out the Language of Math section of the Numeracy resource library!