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  • Aligning ELL Proficiency Standards 3

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    Aligning ELL Proficiency Standards Amber Castro Grand Canyon University: ESL 433N: Advanced Methodologies of Structured English Immersion March 30, 2014 English Language Proficiency Standards Arizona English Language Arts Standards Stage II Language Strand Standard 1: The student will identify and apply conventions of standard English in his or her communications. HI-2: explaining differences between common and proper nouns in context (singular and plural). 1. Demonstrate command

  • The Fastest Growing Subgroup Of The Nation Are English Language Learners

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    The fastest growing subgroup in the nation are English Language Learners (ELLs). Over a period of 10 years, from 1995 to 2005, ELL students grew over 60% (Wolf, Herman, Bachman, Bailey, & Griffin, 2008). Since 1980, the number of residents aged five years and older that speak a language other than English at home has more than doubled. Fewer than half of these residents are proficient in English. Utah is showing similar trends in population as it is growing more ethnically and racially diverse

  • The Importance Of Learners With Gifts And Talents

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    As the population of English Language Learners , otherwise known as ELLs, has been increasing over the past few decades, so has their disproportionate representation in special education. Too many of our ELLs are often disproportionately placed in special education programs, which may be considered a challenge faced by both general and special educators. But what about the underrepresentation of ELLs in the gifted and talented programs? It seems as though general educators struggle to provide these

  • English Language Learners Analysis

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    New York State’s Blueprint for English Language Learners’ (ELLS) Success The number of English Language Learners (ELLs) is growing in schools in the United States of America (Thomas & Collier, 2001). The United States had about 11 million school-aged children of immigrants in 2005. This was more or less one-fifth of the school-aged population (Rong & Preissle, 2008). Belonging to immigrant families and born outside or inside United States of America, these children are from different racial, ethnic

  • The Education Of The Early Childhood Education Classroom

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    group of students with different languages, backgrounds, needs, and goals. Some ELL students have only come to the United States and speak no English and have a family that also speak no English, while some students might live in a home where only English is spoken. Based on the ELL student’s background, learning style and other factors, the way they take in information differs. Most general knowledge teachers only provide ELL students with the basic requirements to gain academic success in the Early

  • Early Literacy Assessment : Phonemic Awareness

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    Early Literacy Assessment Phonemic awareness is defined as the ability to distinguish sounds; a skill that allows you to listen for, count sounds, and identify distinct sounds. Letter naming isn’t included in phonemic awareness. Phonemic awareness can be taught explicitly or indirectly through games, manipulatives activities, chanting, reading and sing along songs, or poems. Phonemic awareness is more than just recognizing sounds. It also includes the capability to hold on to those sounds, and blend

  • ELL Placement Assessment Essay

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    ELL Placement Assessment Students that are considered to be ELL students have specific tests and procedures that must be followed by schools and teachers in order to properly assess each student proficiency level in English language. After interviewing the ELL coordinator for our school, assessing the ELL student gives both the home and school environment the information needed to develop a plan to to educate each ELL student in the 21st Century. In

  • Obstacles For ELL And ESL Students

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    years, the number of ELL and ESL students has rapidly increased to nearly 5 million. These students come in significantly below those of their peers in nearly every aspect of academic performance. In order to ensure that these students’ needs are being met, you must have a significant amount of coordination and collaboration throughout the educational system. Under the law, each school district must show that the entire student body as a whole is meeting the same academic standards. These subgroups (ESL

  • Educational Policy During The Obama Administration

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    on testing which created hope about the possibility to modify the NCLB legislation (Ovando & Combs, 2012). Conversely, President Obama reinforced NCLB by making teacher qualifications more rigorous and promoting the adoption of national academic standards (Dillon, 2009). In order to help the country to overcome the economic crisis, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 (Baker, 2011; Ovando & Combs, 2012). President Obama’s idea was that by improving education

  • Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol Essay

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    The growing numbers of English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools require specialized instruction in order to succeed academically and become proficient in English. Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, commonly known as SIOP, is one method of providing that instruction. SIOP is the product of several research studies conducted over the past fifteen years by two researchers, Dr. Jana Echevarria and Dr. Deborah J. Short (Echevarria, Short, & Powers, 2006) and is a method to help ESL