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October 31 - November 2, 2014
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2014 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

2014 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

October 31–November 2, 2014, Orlando, Fla.

Learn the secrets to great leadership practices, and get immediate and practical solutions that address your needs.

 

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English Language Learners (ELLs)

Research a Topic pages are designed to guide you to the best resources on education-related topics and to put you in touch with fellow educators who share your interests. Each page contains a definition of the topic, a comprehensive list of ASCD material and professional development opportunities, and our picks for the best resources that exist beyond ASCD’s catalog. Click below to start your research!

 

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Definition

In EdSpeak: A Glossary of Education Terms, Phrases, Buzzwords, and Jargon, Diane Ravitch defines an English language learner (ELL) as "A student whose home language is not English and who has not yet acquired proficiency in English."

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The following ASCD Faculty members are available for on-site capacity-building professional development on differentiated instruction.

Beyond ASCD

Research and Reports About English Language Learners

See below for peer-reviewed research, meta-analyses, case studies, and major reports on English language learners.

The Latest on English Language Learners from ERIC

ERIC is the U.S. Department of Education's venerable education literature database. It contains abstracts and full-text material from education journals and magazines as well as "gray" literature, such as conference proceedings and association reports.

Contributions from Other Education Organizations

Click the links below to explore how other education organizations are contributing to the education of English language learners.

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Follow Twitter Posts About English Language Learners

See below for the latest tweets on ELLs. To join the conversation, consider tuning in every Monday night from 9:00–10:00 p.m. ET using the hashtag #ELLCHAT.