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Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches offers a comprehensive, user-friendly, review, and analysis of recent research to inform and improve instructional practices in order to help English learners, who currently constitute one in four of California's K-12 public school students. This series of Webinars explores key areas of the publication.

Improving Education for English Learners - Webinar Series California Department of Education

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Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches offers a comprehensive, user-friendly, review, and analysis of recent research to inform and improve instructional practices in order to help English learners, who currently constitute one in four of California's K-12 public school students. This series of Webinars explores key areas of the publication.

    • video
    Research to Guide ELD Instruction

    Research to Guide ELD Instruction

    In this Webinar from the series on English language learners, William Saunders, Research Associate at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Claude Goldenberg, Professor of Education at Stanford University, provide an overview of the current research with the aim of identifying effective guidelines for English language development (ELD) instruction. First, the presenters define and explain ELD instruction and explain how it differs from sheltered content instruction. They then present guidelines for ELD instruction derived from the six syntheses and meta-analyses they reviewed and evaluate the strength of the evidence for each of these guidelines.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Research to Guide ELD Instruction Presentation Handout

    Research to Guide ELD Instruction Presentation Handout

    • video
    ELD: Foundations & Implementation in K-5

    ELD: Foundations & Implementation in K-5

    In this Webinar from the series on English learners, Ann Snow, Professor in the Charter College of Education, California State University, Los Angeles, and Anne Katz, Independent Education Consultant, present an overview of effective research-based English language development (ELD) instruction in grades K-5. After discussing the implications of the research for ELD instruction, they discuss how to design ELD instruction and assessment, focusing on the application of instructional strategies for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Katz and Snow provide unit and lesson plan examples of effective ELD instruction and discuss features of high-quality professional development.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    ELD: Foundations & Implementation in K-5 Presentation Handout

    ELD: Foundations & Implementation in K-5 Presentation Handout

    • video
    ELD: Issues & Implementation at Grades 6-12

    ELD: Issues & Implementation at Grades 6-12

    Presenters on this Webinar in our 2010-2011 series on English learners are Susana Dutro, a founding partner of E.L. Achieve, an organization whose mission is to assist educators in equipping English Learners for academic achievement and Dr. Kate Kinsella faculty member in San Francisco State University’s Center for Teacher Efficacy and consultant to districts and state departments throughout the nation. They address English language development (ELD) for adolescent English language learners based on current research, endemic challenges, and promising practices. They outline a model for rigorous standards-aligned instructed ELD, illustrative examples, and practical tools to inform ELD program design. In addition, they also focus on the explicit teaching of vocabulary and syntactical structures as critical components in building students’ oral and written academic English.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    ELD: Issues & Implementation at Grades 6-12 Presentation Handout

    ELD: Issues & Implementation at Grades 6-12 Presentation Handout

    Copy of presentation in handout format.

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