As an administrator

This practical guide focuses on what is needed to program well for secondary English language learners (ELLs)—to create an environment in districts and schools where language and content teachers work together to actively develop ELLs’ reading, writing, and speaking for academic purposes. The text features effective strategies for content teachers, English as a second language teachers, and guidance counselors to ensure that middle and high school ELLs can engage with complex grade-level content-area instruction, develop oral and written language for academic purposes, and graduate. Key features include the following: