Literacy Development in Secondary Newcomer Programs for English Language Learners (poster)

12:30 - 1:45pm

Convention Center – Poster Session Area

This poster presents findings from a 3-year study that surveyed secondary school newcomer programs for ELLs in the United States and conducted case studies on 10 promising programs. ESL and bilingual models, classroom practices promoting basic and content-area literacy development, and supports for transitions to regular school programs are described.