CABE recommends the following instructional strategies and programs below that are both research-based and standards-aligned to directly impact the needs of EL's and other diverse student populations.
To ensure the high intellectual performance of English learners and all students, the CABE Compass highlights the following seven pedagogical practices adapted from Principles of Practice by Yvette Jackson. These principles should be in evidence in every classroom where English Learners are present:

1. Identify and build on student strengths.
2. Establish powerful relationships that nurture success.
3. Elicit high intellectual performance.
4. Engage students actively in the learning.
5. Create environments of enrichment, not remediation.
6. Situate learning in the lives of students.
7. Address the prerequisites for learning.