ESL Students Get Special Language Instruction
Do ESL students have a disadvantage in test taking? Many think so. Yet, schools with large ESL populations are finding success despite the language barrier, thanks to direct instruction in teaching young children the language of the classroom.
Research has shown that the amount of everyday language experience the child has in the home directly affects how fast language is learned. Children whose parents do not speak English are clearly a step behind. SRA's Language for Learning is a unique program that addresses this problem.
SRA has numerous success stories for schools using Language for Learning including: Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL; City Springs Elementary, Baltimore, MD; EB Kennelly Elementary, Hartford, CT; Honey Creek Elementary, Milwaukee, WI; Hutchins Elementary, San Antonio, TX; New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, NC; Portland Elementary, Portland, AK; Rodeo Institute for Teacher Excellence, Houston, TX; Valle Vista Elementary, Delano, CA.#