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15. Push In Versus Pull Out in ESL Classrooms by Claire McMahon
English language learners can be found in almost every public school across America. There are many different programs and models for these students to learn and acquire their new language of instruction. If there is a freestanding ESL (English as a second language) program at the school, then the English teacher has implemented either push-in, pull-out, or even a combination of the two. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. In my years of teaching I've used both models and have seen first hand the effects each can have on the students.
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