Citation: Zehler, A. M., Miyaoka, A., Chaney, B., Orellana, V., Vahey, P., Gibney, D. T., Yee,K., & Yilmazel-Sahin, Y. (2019). Supporting English Learners through technology: What districts and teachers say about digital learning resources for English Learners. Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education.
This report describes data collected in school year 2016–17 to learn about the use of digital learning resources in instructing EL students through a nationally representative survey of districts that enrolled EL students and a teacher survey that included mainstream teachers of EL students and EL specialists, and inlcudes six case studies to provide illustrative vignettes and practitioner comments, a toolkit to inform educators on the rnage of digitila learning resources and considerations in using digital learning resources for EL students, and a toolkit to inform educational technology developers about recommendations for improving digial learning resources for instructing EL students.