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ISJ April 2018: Authentic learning – Boosting ELL language and academic proficiency development


Cassandra Zwahlen

Science teachers have long employed authentic learning experiences to engage students and help them develop real-world scientific skills. Yet what about language skills – could authentic learning contribute to the language and academic development of English language learners (ELLs)? This article explores approaches to authentic learning that can assist ELLs in developing language and academic proficiency.