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An obsolete unit of length equivalent to 45 inches.
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The ELL competencies were delineated as language, culture, standards-based instruction, assessment specific to ELLs, and professionalism.
The survey consisted of Likert scale questions (see Table 1) focused on the ELL instruction received in the now nine secondary education classes.
On the IRQ, students described the term ELL as one that they "had never heard before" because they lived in the "upper class area" or indicated that they did not see ELLs because "they just went off into their own class; we didn't really know what they did in there.
She outlines four stages in the acculturation process: initial enthusiasm or euphoria, during which ELLs may experience excitement about their new surroundings; culture shock, in which they may experience confusion and stress; recovery, during which they find gradual stability; and integration, in which they regain their self-confidence.
Sociocultural theory suggests that effective instruction and assessment requires educator knowledge of ESL pedagogy and SLA, as well as an understanding of how culture, language, beliefs, and values affect ELL learning and outcomes.
have 10% or more ELLs in their pubic school student populations
Beyond the different usage patterns of LI and ELL students, an ELL lab is able to offer more holistic support for ELLs.
Considering deliberation with ELLs highlights how language choice is reflective of power relations within a society and how certain groups are advantaged or disadvantaged by what is deemed acceptable language.
An article by Spinelli (2008) elucidated another issue facing ELL students--the inaccurate labeling of these students as learning disabled--which can lead to placing them in an inappropriate classroom.
Moreover, research has indicated that ELLs benefit from the same explicit, systematic instruction proven to be effective for native English speakers (Mathes, Pollard-Durodola, Cardenas-Hagen, Linan-Thompson, and Vaughn, 2007).
Helpful in gaining an understanding of the battles and sieges that transpired, Van Ells offers factual data like a journalist but explains martial reasoning like a teacher.