10 assumptions to rethink about English language learners
from Education Week
The percentage of English language learners in U.S. schools is steadily increasing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. While much of the growth is in urban areas that have traditionally attracted immigrants, significant increases in ELL populations can be found all across the nation. Since new and veteran teachers often feel inadequate when teaching ELLs, it's crucial that we acquaint ourselves with them as individuals and avoid stereotypes or misconceptions about these learners.
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