Teaching Science to English-as-Second-Language Learners

by: Gayle A. Buck

This article presents teaching, learning, and assessment strategies for English-as-Second-Language (ESL) or Limited-English Proficiency (LEP) students. It relates to the National Science Education Standards’ Teaching Standard B: Teachers of science guide and facilitate learning. In doing this, teachers recognize and respond to student diversity and encourage all students to participate fully in science learning (NRC, 1996).


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2000Stock # sc00_038_03_38Volume 038Issue 03

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