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ERIC Number: ED549174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Improving Science and Vocabulary Learning of English Language Learners. CREATE Brief
August, Diane; Artzi, Lauren; Mazrum, Julie
Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners
This brief reviews previous research related to the development of science knowledge and academic language in English language learners as well as the role of English language proficiency, learning in a second language, and first language knowledge in science learning. It also describes two successful CREATE interventions that build academic and discipline-specific vocabulary and science knowledge in English language learners.
Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners. Web site: http://www.cal.org/create/publications/briefs/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: ED-R305A05056; R305A050056