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STEM and ELT: 4 Science Strategies

Darlyne de Haan
Darlyne de Haan

This post covers the final four strategies in my STEM and ELT series. The strategies I discuss here, including the four strategies from Part 1 of this series and the seven science reading strategies from my November Blog, are intended for immediate use … Continue reading

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STEM and ELT: 7 Science Reading Strategies

Darlyne de Haan
Darlyne de Haan

There is growing interest in how to teach English learners (ELs) science in the general education classroom especially because science contains a lot of reading and academic language. The strategies I discuss here, including the four strategies from Part 1 … Continue reading

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STEM and ELT: 9 Strategies to Help ELs Learn Science (Part 1)

Darlyne de Haan
Darlyne de Haan

I am very excited about the topics for the next two months because I will be focusing on strategies that all teachers can use to help English learners (ELs) be successful contributors in the science classroom no matter their level … Continue reading

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STEM in ELT: 3 Ways to Address STEM Inequities

Darlyne de Haan
Darlyne de Haan

If our goal is to “seal” the leaky STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) pipeline for English learners (ELs), we must first look at the three areas of greatest impact on students’ exposure to STEM courses: Teacher preparation Teacher self-efficacy … Continue reading

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Do ELs Lack Access to Education in STEM?

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

I recently came across a report published in 2018 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that concluded that English learners (ELs) do not have adequate access STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in U.S. schools. The … Continue reading

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Helping Secondary Students Develop Scientific Literacy

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

Secondary ELL teachers who focus on content-based instruction quickly become masters at adapting vocabulary. With a little familiarity of the subject and the assignment’s goals, they can turn a seldom-used word into something more conversational faster than most people can … Continue reading

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How Coquís Were My Key for Cultural Connections

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

For the past 2 years I’ve been working primarily with Puerto Rican students. Within a few months, I learned how different students from one island can be: some were raised on farms while others lived in cities; some lived on the … Continue reading

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