Research-Based Strategies for English Language Learners

The videos below highlight just a few examples of the commitment of Miami-Dade educators to implement research-based strategies for instruction and intervention. These clips reference the recommendations of the recently released IES Practice Guide titled Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School.


Recommendation: Teach a set of academic vocabulary words intensively across several days using a variety of instructional activities.

Recommendation: Provide small-group instructional intervention to students struggling in areas of literacy and English language development.

Recommendation: Provide regular, structured opportunities to develop written language skills.