Educator and Student Support

Chapter 3 – Types of Bilingual & ESL Programs

Research shows that placing emergent bilingual students with their native-speaking peers promotes English development and can help emergent bilingual students transition from sheltered to mainstream classrooms sooner. In this video chapter we will address the major bilingual education and English as a second language (ESL) programs.

This resource is part of the IDRA Serving Emergent Bilingual Students – Online Technical Assistance Toolkit.