Literacy in Afterschool Programs Focus on English Language Learners: A Literature Review REL

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By Gwen McNeir, Moses Wambalaba

REL Northwest

Publication September 2006

Available research on after school programs for English Language Learners suggests that successful programs for language minority students go beyond academic support to address a broader range of needs, and consistently incorporate cultural and language components in their practices and activities. The studies discussed in this document identify a number of promising practices, including family literacy programs, school-community partnerships, adult-youth mentoring, and culturally responsive staffing and design.

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Teaching and Learning

Subtopic

Maximizing Learning Time

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