ESL programs teach academic language skills: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking
What is ESL Education?
1 of 10 students are ELLs
NCLB protects ELLs rights
Mastering Academic English takes about 10 years
Social English is different from Academic English
Why is ESL important?
ESL: English Second Language. ELL: English Language Learner NCLB: No Child Let Behind
Get involved. Volunteer. Encourage Reading and Writing Get informed
Collaborate with the ESL team Know your students. Communicate with families. Get informed
To know more: http://www.colorincolorado.org/educators/background/nclb/
How to support ESL education?