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  • 1.  High EL Population and High Performing

    Posted 13 days ago
    Hello!
    I'm looking for schools that have a high ELL population and are high performing academically.  I would like to see what they are doing in order to help our prek, kindergarten, and first grade students.

    Thank you!

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    Sherri Keith
    Principal
    Oklahoma City OK
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  • 2.  RE: High EL Population and High Performing

    Posted 12 days ago
    A quick note: The ECE field is shifting from "English Language Learners" (ELL) to "Dual Language Learners" (DLLs) in order to center the family's culture instead of centering English.  In early childhood, a child learning a second language is doing so concurrently with their home language, not as a separate and additional one.

    https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/culture-language/article/code-switching-why-it-matters-how-respond

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    Mars April Caulton

    Chicago IL
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  • 3.  RE: High EL Population and High Performing

    Posted 10 days ago
    Thank you for the correction.

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    Sherri Keith
    Principal
    Early Childhood Center
    Oklahoma City OK
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