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Developing Students' Academic Vocabulary Helps Beat Achievement Gap

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At a small school district, I faced the challenge as an administrator of diminishing the achievement gap in the student scores, especially in math and science. For example, we noticed that in science there was a 40-point gap between Hispanic students passing the test versus the number of white students passing. Having been in the classrooms and having observed teachers teaching, I knew that they were not treating Hispanic students any differently than the white students. So why was there an achievement gap?


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Fostering Content-Based Instruction for ELLs

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Given their expertise with language, ESL teachers can analyze language and literacy skills in content standards and instruction. Then, they can ... Teaching disciplinary literacy to adolescents: Rethinking content-area literacy.

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