News tagged with learners

For English learners, reading isn't always

(PhysOrg.com) -- An influential model for teaching reading and comprehension to English learners doesn’t work well for Cantonese-speaking children, according to new research from the University of California, Davis, ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Schools lose records; English learners pay

(PhysOrg.com) -- Poor recordkeeping keeps California schools from getting all of the funding that they have coming, a failing that especially hurts English learners, according to research from the University of California, ...

dateApr 11, 2011 in Social Sciences
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School-in-a-bag reduces drop-out rates

A more flexible approach to teaching methods and better community support could reduce school drop-out in high HIV-prevalence areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Findings from a project led by London's Institute of Education and ...

dateNov 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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