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Connecting Research to Practice:
December 11, 2009
Successful Strategies for Effective Literacy and English Language Instruction for
English Language Learners
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Teachers, administrators, and curriculum directors who work with English language learners (ELLs) in Michigan's Kent Intermediate School District learned about applying the research from the Institute of Education Sciences Practice Guide about ELLs to their schools and classrooms. Featured was practice guide coauthor Tim Shanahan, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Read the IES Practice Guide.
- View Tim Shanahan's presentation, Effective Literacy Instruction for English learners in the Elementary Grades.
- Explore the resources on the Doing What Works website.
- Read the Learning Point Associates policy brief: Connecting Research About English Language Learners to Practice: An Introductory Guide for Educators.