Maximizing Educational Opportunities for English Learners Through Amplified Curriculum

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  • Carla Huck Florida Gulf Coast University



English Learners, curriculum, secondary, teacher education, newcomers


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Author Biography

Carla Huck, Florida Gulf Coast University

Carla B. Huck is a doctoral student at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL., where she also instructs pre-service teachers in ESOL endorsement courses. She has an M.A. in TESOL and an Ed.M in Urban Education Administration. She currently serves as the ELL Instructional Leader for the School District of Lee County, and is the founder/President of SouthWest Florida TESOL.



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How to Cite

Huck, C. (2020). Maximizing Educational Opportunities for English Learners Through Amplified Curriculum. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 7(1), 143–148.



Book Reviews
Received 2020-03-24
Accepted 2020-04-29
Published 2020-05-18