Science and Technology for English Language Learners–Achieving Results: STELLAR II


Purpose

STELLAR addresses the serious and growing need to improve classroom pedagogy in science for young English language learners in Texas. At its center is a comprehensive and collaborative professional development program to enhance the science understandings, abilities, attitudes, and instructional practices of teachers of ELLs in grades K-8. Its overall aim is to improve a school’s capacity through strong leadership, culturally responsive classroom pedagogy, and parent participation to develop inquiry and discovery in science for young English language learners.

Partners

• San Marcos School District (SMCISD) • Texas State University, College of Education
• Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) • Texas State University, College of Science

Project Goals

Major Project Activities