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English Language Learner KnowledgeBase for Administrators & Teachers

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The English Language Learner (ELL) KnowledgeBase for Administrators and Teachers is an online resource supporting both the administration, teaching and execution of programs for English learning students. It offers resources related to Office for Civil Rights (OCR) requirements and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Task 1: Evidence-Based Approaches




Evidence-Based Practices for English Learners

This November 2016 paper, from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs and The CEEDAR Center, features an innovation configuration (IC) matrix that can guide teacher preparation professionals in evidence-based practices for English Learners. 


Evidence-Based Research in Education

This resource features this educational newsletter which highlights a lead article, "Evidence-Based Research in Education." The article explains that evidence-based research emerged in the field of medicine over 50 years ago, resulting in major advances in the treatment and prevention of disease. It adds that clinical guidelines and protocols are based on the results of controlled experiments following rigorous standards of science. The U.S. Department of Education is embracing evidence-based research to improve the effectiveness of educational interventions and, in turn, academic achievement.

Evidence-Based Teaching Approaches for Your Classroom

This Victoria State Government website provides Teaching approaches or strategies? used by Victorian schools or education experts that can add value to your teaching practice.?? 


What is Evidenced-Based Education?

This paper by Philip Davies from the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford argues that education should become more evidence-based. The distinction is made between using existing research and establishing high-quality educational research. The need for high-quality systematic reviews and appraisals of educational research is clear. Evidence-based education is not a panacea, but is a set of principles and practices for enhancing educational policy and practice.

5 Evidence-Based Literacy Strategies for English Learners (Recorded Webinar)

This website offers a June 2019 webinar by Maya Goodall, sponsored by Lexia Learning, that discusses how five evidence-based instructional best practices help English Learner students engage with the rich language used in classroom instruction and develop the building blocks critical for academic success by strengthening and integrating both oral and written language skills. This recorded edWebinar will be of particular benefit to those working in English Learner curriculum or intervention, as well as preK-12 teachers and school and district leaders.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and are intended for general reference purposes only. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Center, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Some resources on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This website archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.