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ERIC Number: EJ1089856
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Ten (Usually Wrong) Ideas about ELLs
Gottschalk, Barbara
Educational Leadership, v73 n5 p62-64 Feb 2016
ESOL teacher Barbara Gottshalk frequently hears well-intentioned but misinformed comments and questions about English language learners and her teaching field. In this article, she clarifies the misconceptions revealed by 10 common remarks--for example, "The students will never learn English if they don't speak it in their home," "ESOL students are usually good at math," "He should be retained because he can't do the work," "Your students need to speak more English to each other at lunch," and "Immigrant parents just aren't involved."
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Language: English
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