OELA has produced a series of practice briefs and podcast episodes on instructional approaches and strategies for educators that serve English learners (ELs) and their families. These resources highlight promising practices related to science, mathematics, and early childhood instruction.
Integrating Language While Teaching STEM (Science)
The NCELA Teaching Practice Brief Effective instructional practices, examples, and practice shifts for science and engineering teachers highlights promising practices related to science and engineering instruction for educators and other staff who support English learners (ELs) and their families. This brief draws upon recommendations from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s 2018 report titled English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives.
The podcast, featuring Elizabeth Judd, an Education Program Specialist at OELA and Martha Castellón Palacios, Senior Program Associate at WestEd, further explores the five key practices presented in the brief.