Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Reading Strategies for Struggling Emergent Bilinguals (EB)
Michael Whitacre, Emiliano Gonzalez, Evette Shelby-King

The increase of Emergent Bilinguals (EBs) students and immigrants to the United States (U.S.) in the 21st century has presented unique education and classroom challenges for educators who have historically not taught or been trained to teach second language learners. This manuscript provides strong evidence for the importance of professional educators and curriculum specialists to pay attention to the language diversity in the United States and address such issues to provide equitable instruction for all learners. The authors provide practical suggestions for educators to apply in the classroom to prepare them to teach students with different native languages (L1).

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