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3 Basic Approaches to Teaching English & the Newcomer Learning Academy

Decades of research point to three basic instructional models:English as a Second Language, sheltered instruction and dual-language model. The School District of Philadelphia’s Newcomer Learning Academy, “is really the only option for teenagers who know little or no English,” where students generally spend six months to a year and then transfer to a regular school….