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The Professional Development resource materials
The ELL Resource Center at UNK has a long list of ELL-related materials available for checkout by participating schools. Click on the appropriate link below to browse the Center's inventory! To borrow an item, please contact Glenn Tracy at 308.865.8821 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish Language for Educators
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Professional Development Resources
The Professional Development resource materials include books, research reports, videos, and CD-ROMs. To request an item, simply note the title and item number, then email or call the project director.
If you are interested in the Classroom or Teaching Resources inventory, go here.
The Professional Development books in the Platte River Corridor Project Resource Center have been grouped in the categories below. Click on the category you want to go to that section of the list.
Culture and MulticulturalismLanguage and LiteracyESL StandardsSpanish LanguageGeneral Strategies for Teaching ELL StudentsCooperative LearningIntegrating Language and Content InstructionResources for ELL Students with Special NeedsAssessment
Culture and MulticulturalismLanguage and LiteracyESL StandardsSpanish LanguageGeneral Strategies for Teaching ELL StudentsCooperative LearningIntegrating Language and Content InstructionResources for ELL Students with Special NeedsAssessment
Affirming DIversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education. Nieto, Sonia. Longman, 2000Item Number PDB0080
Description: In this book Nieto examines the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education for students of all backgrounds, and she provides a conceptual framework and numerous suggestions for implementing multicultural education in today's classrooms.
Assessment and Access: Hispanics in Higher Education. Keller, Gary D., eds. State University of New York Press, 1991Item Number PDB0088
Description: This book discusses the underrepresentation of Hispanic students in higher education and the obstacles that continue to hinder their access, and it also examines ways to improve the access of Hispanic students to higher education.
Becoming and Unbecoming White: Owning and Disowning a Racial Identity. Clark, Christine and James O'Donnell, eds. Bergin and Garvey, 1999Item Number PDB0093
Description: This book is one in a series titled Critical Studies in Education and Culture that considers the relationship between language and experience, pedagogy and human agency, and ethics and social responsibility as part of a larger project for engaging and deepening the prospects of democratic schooling in a multiracial and multicultural society.
Black Children: Social, Educational, and Parental Environments. McAdoo, Harriette Pipes and John Lewis McAdoo, eds. Sage Publications, 1985Item Number PDB0078
Description: This book was designed to explore in depth the unique experiences and situations that are common to Black children and their parents.
Black Communications: Breaking Down the Barriers. Dandy, Evelyn B., African American Images, 1991Item Number PDB0079
Description: This book attempts to set the record straight with respect to African American language systems -- and the culture which undergirds them.
The Children Are Watching: How the Media Teach About Diversity. Cortés, Carlos. Teachers College Press, 2000Item Number PDB0087
Description: This book helps readers think deeply about education, diversity, and the media within a social context in which there are multiple influences on the socialization of youth.
Educating a New Majority: Transforming America's Educational System for Diversity. Rendon, Laura I. and Ricardo O. Hope. Jossey-Bass, 1996Item Number PDB0134
Description: This book provides a comprehensive assessment of how well our educational system, from kindergarten through college, serves disadvantaged minority students, and it offers a wealth of ideas for strengthening the entire educational pipeline.
Education in the New Latino Diaspora: Policy and the Politics of Identity. Wortham, Stanton, et al., eds. Ablex, 2002.Item Number PDB0133
Description: Many Latino families are settling in areas where there has been little previous Latino presence. As described by the editors of this volume, this New Latino Diaspora places pressures on host communities, especially schools. Chapters compare and contrast host community concepts of and policies toward newcomer Latinos with the views of Latinos
A Framework for Understanding Poverty. Payne, Ruby K. Aha! Process, Inc., 2001Item Number PDB0122
Description: Payne presents her framework for understanding the poor, the middle class, and the wealthy as cultural subgroups with specific, culture-related behaviors and values. Her comments on socioeconomic class and language may interest teachers of ELL students.
Hispanic Education in the United States: Raices y alas. Garcia, Eugene . Rowman and Littlefield, 2001Item Number PDB0132
Description: The author, dean and professor in the School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, portrays what works in creating better educational opportunities for Hispanic students. He shows how and why our educational reforms must seek to build upon rather than downplay the native culture and language of minority students.
The Inner World of the Immigrant Child. Igoa, Cristina. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1995Item Number PDB0039
Description: In reviewing this book, Jim Cummins notes: "This book is unique in the recent North American literature on bilingual/multicultural education and addresses an important and often neglected area: the affective dimensions of immigrant childrens' experience and the relationship of this experience to academic development."
**Issues in Latino Education: Race, School Culture, and the Politics of Academic Success . Espinoza-Herold, Mariella . Allyn and Bacon, 2003Item Number PDB0154
Description: This book is based on the realities of high school life from the perspectives of young Latinos. It compares these realities to a variety of viewpoints offered by high school teachers on matters of community, learning, race, culture, and school politics.
Latina and Latino Voices in Literature for Children and Teenagers. Day, Frances Ann. Heinemann, 1997Item Number PDB0054
Description: This book celebrates an exciting body of work emerging in the field of literature for young readers. The diverse voices of Latino and Latina Americans has been largely neglected in literature for children and young adults. This book helps fill the gap by providing a detailed guide to Latina and Latino authors.
Learning Together in the Multicultural Classroom. Coelho, Elizabeth. Pippin Publishing, 1996Item Number PDB0052
Description: Drawing on theory and research in cooperative learning, language across the curriculum and second language acquisition, this book provides teachers with a wealth of practical ideas for making groupwork work in a multicultural context.
The Middle of Everywhere: The World's Refugees Come to Our Town. Pipher, Mary. Harcourt, 2002Item Number PDB0112
Description: Mary Pipher, who lives in Lincoln and is also the author of RevivingOphelia, has said that one of our greatest needs as a nation is to understand how other people see us. This book is filled with stories that show us how people from different countries and religious traditions view us.
Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature: A Resource for Teachers. Day, Frances Ann. Heinemann, 1999Item Number PDB0053
Description: This book highlights the lives of multicultural authors and illustrators, helping educators bring students and authors together in a way that promotes stimulating reading, imaginative writing, and cultural sensitivity. This new edition has been significantly revised to keep it current and make it even more useful.
The Multicultural Math Classroom: Bringing in the World. Zaslavsky, Claudia. Heinemann, 1996Item Number PDB0109
Description: Zaslavsky's book introduces a multicultural perspective to the elementary and middle grade math curriculum, revealing how such a perspective can enrich the learning of all students.
Race and Education: The Roles of History and Society in Educating African American Students. Watkins, William, et al. Allyn and Bacon, 2001Item Number PDB0089
Description: This work addresses the following questions: Will we break through ethnocentrism, racism, and the colonial practices of the past? Can schools change? Can teaching practices, the curriculum, and the school organization be made to serve blacks and other underserved populations?
Science in the Multicultural Classroom. Barba, Robertta H. Allyn and Bacon, 1998Item Number PDB0083
Description: The second edition of this science methods text continues to lead the field with teaching practices to include our diverse population of learners.
Student Cultural Diversity: Understanding and Meeting the Challenge, 3rd ed. Garcia, Eugene. Houghton Mifflin, 2002Item Number PDB0130
Description: This is an introductory core text for courses on teaching culturally diverse students. It provides the basis for responsive teaching by exploring the roots of diversity.
Subtractive Schooling: U.S.-Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring. Valenzuela, Angela . State University of New York Press, 1999Item Number PDB0131
Description: This book provides a framework for understanding the patterns of immigrant achievement and U.S.-born underachievement frequently noted in the literature and observed by the author in her ethnographic account of regular-track youth attending a comprehensive, virtually all-Mexican, inner-city high school in Houston.
Portraits of Teachers in Multicultural Education. Ramirez, Lettie. Allyn and Bacon, 2001Item Number PDB0081
Description: This book is a collection of chapters by leading practitioners in the field. This text integrates multicultural education, transformative education, and critical literacy based on the foundations of critical pedagogy.
Cultural Diversity and Education: Foundations, Curriculum, and Teaching. Banks, James A. Allyn and Bacon, 2001Item Number PDB0082
Description: This book is designed to help educators clarify the philosophical and definitional issues related to multicultural education, derive a clarified philosophical position, design and implement effective teaching strategies that reflect diversity, and develop sound guidelines for multicultural practices.
Common Sense About Uncommon Knowledge: The Knowledge Bases for Diversity. Smith, G. Pritchy. AACTE, 1998Item Number PDB0084
Description: Smith notes in the Preface that this book covers what minority scholars and others have said about what should be the knowledge bases for diversity in teacher education, and it also informs educators as to where they can locate the theory and research underlying these knowledge bases.
Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective. Davidman, Leonard. Longman, 2001Item Number PDB0091
Description: This book provides a clear seven-goal model for creating effective instruction in culturally diverse classrooms. This third edition includes new field-tested discussion questions and experimental activities that encourage teachers to shape their own multicultural perspectives.
An Introduction to Multicultural Education. Banks, James A. Allyn and Bacon, 2002Item Number PDB0092
Description: This book is designed to introduce preservice and practicing educators to the major concepts, principles, theories, and practices in multicultural education.
American Bilingual Tradition. Kloss, Heinz. CAL, 1998Item Number PDB0020
Description: This book offers a valuable scholarly contribution to the current debate over bilingualism and language diversity in the United States. Written by an eminent European language historian, it challenges widespread myths about alleged differences between recent immigrants to the United States and those of past generations.
Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition. Freeman, David E. and Yvonne S. Freeman. Heinemann, 2001Item Number PDB0157
Description: This book features a clear review of second language acquisition theories and research in the fields of second language acquisition, bilingual education, and second language teaching methodology. It also provides insights into the social and cultural factors that affect second language acquisition and related current research and theory.
Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children. Fountas, Irene C. and Gay Su Pinnell. Heinemann, 1996Item Number PDB0179
Description: This book explains how to create a balanced literacy program based on guided reading and supported by reading aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches.
Learner English. Swan, Michael and Bernard Smith, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2001Item Number PDB0123
Description: This is a teacher's guide to transference or native language interference errors made by English language learners of a number of different language backgrounds, including Spanish, Russian, Farsi, Arabic, and South Asian languages.
Literacy and Bilingualism: A Handbook for All Teachers. Brisk, Maria Estela and Margaret Harrington. Lawrence Erlbaum, 2000Item Number PDB0156
Description: This handbook applies proven techniques, derived from bilingual-bicultural classrooms, to teaching literacy in the 21st century. Its goal is to help teachers increase their understanding of bilingual learners in order to maximize instruction.
Lives in Two Languages. Watkins-Goffman, Linda. The University of Michigan Press, 2001Item Number PDB0002
Description: This book focuses on the experience of multicultural authors such as Richard Rodriguez and Amy Tan whose experiences can be related to anyone who has moved from one culture or subculture to another. As such, this text is an excellent comprehensive introduction to the multicultural experience for teachers and educators in all disciplines.
Immigrant Learners and Their Families: Literacy to Connect the Generations. Weinstein-Shr, Gail, ed. CAL, 1995Item Number PDB0005
Description: Drawing on the experience of learners and educators across the United States, the authors and editors of Immigrant Learners and Their Families: Literacy to Connect the Generations describe several exciting intergenerational and multilingual literacy programs. This book will encourage teaching that taps the resources of families and communities and supports children and adults who are adapting to life in a new setting. Sections of the book focus on program design, curriculum decisions, and ways to define and measure success.
A Magical Encounter: Latino Children's Literature in the Classroom. Ada, Alma Flor. Allyn and Bacon, 2003Item Number PDB00170
Description: This book offers practical suggestions to teachers to use and apply Latino children's literature to any classroom or text. Activities include examples using specific books in both English and Spanish. It provides an overview of the evolution of Latino literature for children and adolescents in the United States.
Managing ESL Programs in Rural and Small Urban Schools. Berube, Barney. TESOL, 2000
Item Number PDB0111
Description: This book contains chapters on legal requirements for ESL programs, including ELL students in standards-driven curricula, staffing, family involvement, assessment, and ESL program evaluation.
Reading and Writing in More Than One Language: Lessons for Teachers. Franklin, Elizabeth, ed. TESOL, 1999Item Number PDB0011
Description: Readers of this book will: learn about the language and literacy strengths of bilingual learners and the knowledge students bring to school from homes and communities; discover teaching techniques that allow L1 literacy to support the develoopment of L2 literacy; find ways to evaluate bilingual learners so as to better understand their strengths and biliteracy development; and be able to work with parents so that the language valued by the learners' families is also present in the classroom.
Developing Independent Readers: Strategy-Oriented Reading Activities for Learners with Special Needs. Waring, Cynthia Conway. The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1995Item Number PDB0017
Description: For special education and reading teachers, this practical resource provides a proven, ready-to-use reading intervention program combining whole language experiences and phonics skills activities that enables students to read for meaning and recognize and recall words on their own.
Literacy and Language Diversity in the United States. Wiley, Terrence. CAL, 1996Item Number PDB0025
Description: This book provides both an introduction to issues in literacy and language diversity and compelling questions for those who work in the field. Based on the best available national data, the author explores the extent of language diversity in the United States; considers what we know about English literacy, native language literacy, and biliteracy; and discusses what we need to make more informed national policy decisions.
Literature Study Circles in a Multicultural Classroom. Samway, Katharine Davies. Stenhouse Publishers, 1996Item Number PDB0077
Description: This book is useful for all educators who want to implement a literature-based curriculum. It provides sample documents used in Literature Study Circles and examples of students' written responses to books. It also includes bibliographies of popular fifth/sixth grade literature and professional readings on Literature Study Circles.
Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms. Freeman, David E. and Yvonne S. Freeman. Heinemann, 2000Item Number PDB0121
Description: This books shows how principles for effective reading instruction work in multilingual classrooms and uses vignettes to illustrate implementation of these principles in a variety of classroom types.
ESL Standards for Pre-K-12 Students. TESOL. TESOL, 1997Item Number PDB0015
Description: With these standards, TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) prepares language specialists and mainstream teachers alike to deal with the challenges of providing an equitable and effective education for ESOL students from preschool to twelth grade.
Implementing the ESL Standards for Pre-K-12 Students Through Teacher Education. Snow, Marguerite Ann, ed. TESOL, 2000
Item Number PDB0008
Description: The book is a valuable resource for teacher educators as well as teacher learners. The prologue describes the role of the teacher educator in standards-based educational reform and contains practical ideas for using the ESL standards in various courses within teacher education programs. The remainder of the volume provides necessary reading for prospective and practicing teachers working with linguistically and culturally diverse students in US schools.
Integrating the ESL Standards into Classroom Practice: Grades Pre-K-2. Smallwood, Betty Ansin, Ed. TESOL, 2000Item Number PDB0057
Integrating the ESL Standards into Classroom Practice: Grades 3-5. Smallwood, Betty Ansin, Ed. TESOL, 2000Item Number PDB0059
Integrating the ESL Standards into Classroom Practice: Grades 6-8. Smallwood, Betty Ansin, Ed. TESOL, 2000Item Number PDB0058
Integrating the ESL Standards into Classroom Practice: Grades 9-12. Smallwood, Betty Ansin, Ed. TESOL, 2000Item Number PDB0056
Description: The four volumes of Integrating the ESL Standards into Classroom Practice show teachers how to use the ESL standards. The series covers four sets of grade levels: pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Each volume contains six units, some designed with a particular grade level or proficiency level in mind, others designed to span grade and proficiency levels. Some units are for very specific contexts, and some are more general. All the units are adaptable to other levels and contexts and include suggestions for how teachers might adapt them to other classroom situations.
A BIlingual Dictionary of School Terminology. Thuro, Barbara. Ammie Enterprises, 2001Item Number PDB0073
Description: This book contains Spanish vocabulary and phrases useful for school personnel. School terminology is divided into various categories for easier use.
Spanish for the School Nurse's Office. Thuro, Barbara. Ammie Enterprises, 2001Item Number PDB0075
Description: This book contains Spanish vocabulary and phrases useful for school nurses. It is divided into various sections for easier use.
School Office Spanish. Thuro, Barbara. Ammie Enterprises, 2001Item Number PDB0076
Description: This book contains Spanish vocabulary and phrases useful for school office personnel. It is divided into various sections for easier use.
Access and Engagement: Program Design and Instructional Approaches for Immigrant Students in Secondary School.Walqui, Aida. CAL, 2000Item Number PDB0001
Description: This book details the challenges faced by immigrant students of secondary school age and the schools they attend. The author profiles students from Brazil, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, Russia, and Vietnam and describes their language and cultural backgrounds, frustrations, and successes. She also profiles programs in California, Iowa, and New York that attempt to develop responsive instructional philosophies and approaches. She identifies ten characteristics of schools and programs that can foster effective teaching and learning for immigrant youth.
The Brain Compatible Classroom. Erlauer, Laura. ASCD, 2003Item Number PDB0174
Description: This book applies brain research to classroom teaching in a way that is both intuitive and scientific. The author explains how students' emotions and stress affect their ability to learn, how the physical classroom environment influences learning, and what forms of assessment work best.
Brain Compatible Strategies. Jensen, Eric. The Brain Store, 1997Item Number PDB0178
Description: This book is full of brain-compatible activities and strategies that boost attention, motivation, learning, and achievement.
Classroom Diversity: Connecting Curriculum to Students' Lives. McIntyre, Ellen, et al., eds. Heinemann, 2001Item Number PDB0048
Description: This book takes a "sociocultural" approach to curriculum design, which provides minority and working class students with the same privileges that middle class students have always had: instruction that puts their knowledge and experiences at the heart of their learning.
Closing the Achievement Gap: How to Reach Limited-Formal-Schooling and Long-Term English Learners. Freeman, Yvonne and David E. Freeman. Heinemann, 2002Item Number PDB0103Description: This book provides four research-based keys for closing the achievement gap for older students who lack English language proficiency and academic content knowledge.
The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide. Diaz-Rico, Lynne T. and Kathryn Z. Weed. Allyn and Bacon, 2002Item Number PDB0153Description: This comprehensive handbook brings together theories, ideas, and resources for promoting crosscultural awareness, language development, and academic progress.
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners. Tomlinson, Carol Ann. ASCD, 1999Item Number PDB0139
Description: The author describes a way of thinking about teaching and learning that will change all aspects of how you approach students. She not only looks at the latest research on differentiated instruction, she also provides chapters in which she describes actual units and classrooms with differentiated instruction in action.
Differentiated Instructional Strategies. Gregory, Gayle H. and Carolyn Chapman. Corwin, 2002Item Number PDB0189
Description: This book presents the practical techniques and processes that teachers can use to adjust learning based on individual students' knowledge, skills, experience, preferences, and needs.
Differentiating Textbooks. Forsten, Char, et al. Crystal Springs, 2003Item Number PDB0186
Description: This book show you how to take steps toward improving your students' ability to read, comprehend, and retain what they are taught in content-area textbooks.
Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum: Grades 5-9. Tomlinson, Carol Ann and Caroline Cunningham Eidson. ASCD, 2003Item Number PDB0173
Description: This book explores how real teachers incorporate differentiation principles and strategies throughout an entire instructional unit. Focusing on the middle grades but applicable to all levels, this text will teach anyone interested in designing and implementing differentiated curriculum how to do so or how to do so more effectively.
Differentiation through Learning Styles and Memory. Sprenger, Marilee. Corwin Press, 2003Item Number PDB0171
Description: This book provides an overview of how the brain processes, stores, and retains information, and how teachers can guide students in accessing this information by utilizing their individual learning styles and strengths.
Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners. Herrell, Adrienne L. Merrill, 2000Item Number PDB0124
Description: This book presents fifty practical classroom strategies to support the learning of English language learners. It defines and explains each strategy with step-by-step instruction, then describes various classroom applications.
Graphic Organizers: Grades K-8. Bromley, Karen, et al. Scholastic Professional Books, 1995Item Number PDB0064
Description: This book describes the history and background of graphic organizers and offers suggestions on how to use them across the curriculum.
How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. 2nd ed. Tomlinson, Carol Ann. ASCD, 2001Item Number PDB0140
Description: The authors shows teachers how to differentiate or structure lessons at every grade level and content area to provide scaffolds for lesson content, learning processes, and learning products.
In Our Classrooms. Meyers, Mary. Mainstreams Publications, 2001Item Number PDB0013
Description: This book contains information and concrete teaching suggestions for teachers of linguistically diverse students, providing step-by-step checklists for adapting curriculum presentation to improve the learning for all students in elementary, middle, and high schools.
Integrating Thinking: Practical Strategies and Activities. KIngore, Bertie, Professional Associates Publishing, 2003Item Number PDB0177
Description: This book includes high-level thinking prompts, graphic organizers, student examples, reproducible forms, and extensions for multiple applications.
Into, Through, and Beyond Secondary: Critical Transitions for Immigrant Youths. Lucas, Tamara. CAL, 1997
Item Number PDB0004
Description: Transitions permeate the lives of immigrant adolescents. Besides the difficult personal transitions involved in growth from childhood to adulthood, they face difficult transitions in school as well, as they move from their native cultures to the US cultures, through the structures and gateposts of secondary school, and into higher education and work. Secondary school educators need principles and strategies to facilitate these transitions. This book outlines four major principles, gleaned from studies of excellent secondary schools and examined in light of current thinking about school reform.
Joyful Fluency: Brain-Compatible Second Language Acquisition. Dhority, Lynn Freeman. The Brain Store, 1998Item Number PDB0185
Description: Chapters include: Language Learning and the Human Brain, Models of Language Acquisition, The Joyful Fluency Model, The Physical Learning Environment, Materials: A Crucial Link.
The More-Than-Just Surviving Handbook: ESL for Every Classroom Teacher, 2nd ed. Law, Barbara and Mary Eckes. Portage and Main Press, 2000Item Number PDB0035
Description: This revised and expanded edition includes the latest research in language acquisition: how to teach reading and writing, and how to develop listening and speaking skills. It is filled with the authors' trademark anecdotes and practical advice, based on their many years of experience working with ESL students.
Multiple Intelligences: The Complete MI Book. Kagan, Dr. Spencer and Miguel Kagan. Kagan, 1998Item Number PDB0065
Description: This huge book includes detailed explorations of each intelligence; over 160 MI strategies to transform any lesson into an MI lesson; step-by-step planning for MI lessons, centers, projects, and theme units; hundreds of ideas for creating the MI classroom and school; and the seven elements of authentic MI assessment.
Multiple Intelligences Activities: Grades K-4. Wilkens, Deirdre Korff. Teacher Created Materials, 1996Item Number PDB0067
Description: This book is divided into sections on each of the intelligences identified by Gardner, with lots of grade K-4 activities for each one.
Multiple Intelligences Activities: Grades 5-8. Wilkens, Jasmine, Julia. Teacher Created Materials, 1996Item Number PDB0068
Description: This book describes ways to teach and assess the multiple intelligences, including infusion, centers, projects, and as separate subjects.
Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students. Samway, Katharine Davies and Denise McKeon. Heinemann, 1999Item Number PDB0050 (Currently checked out)
Description: Written with mainstream educators in mind, this book provides fundamental background information on issues such as second language acquisition; assessment, placement, and programming; and legal requirements for educating linguistically diverse students.
New Concepts for New Challenges: Professional Development for Teachers of Immigrant Youth. Gonzalez, Josue M. CAL, 1997Item Number PDB0019
Description: This book presents a framework for considering what teachers need to understand about their immigrant students, what kinds of professional development are likely to facilitate those understandings, and what kinds of teacher education programs and school settings are able to support their ongoing learning. The authors describe promising new structures and practices for professional development, particularly those that promote community, collegiality, and collaboration. To illustrate their recommendations, they profile several highly successful preservice and inservice programs.
New Ways in Using Authentic Materials in the Classroom. Larimer, Ruth E., ed. TESOL, 1999
Item Number PDB0007
Description: This book demonstrates how a wide variety of authentic materials can be adapted into interesting and innovative lessons for language learners. Each activity centers around an audio, visual, or written text from an English language environment. These include samples from many different television genres, books, magazines, cards, recipes, schedules, and brochures. The activities focus on all the language skills -- reading, writing, grammar, listening, and conversation.
New Ways of Using Computers in Language Teaching. Boswood, Tim, ed. TESOL, 1997Item Number PDB0055
Description: In this collection of activities, language teachers show others how to maximize the potential of computer software packages to help learners develop their language and communication skills. Pedagogy, not technology, is the focus of the volume. The activities reflect sound learning strategies that will outlast specific technical configurations.
New Ways of Using Drama and Literature. Whiteson, Valerie, ed. TESOL, 1996
Item Number PDB0003
Description: Contributors to this volume offer original and exciting ways to incorporate literature into the language classroom. Contributions range from ideas for lessons for young children to ideas for lessons for students in graduate school. The volume has four chapters: Prose, Poetry, Drama, and A Mixed Bag. All the lessons in this book will challenge the intellects of students and help them practice the English that they already know.
Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning: Teaching Second Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom. Gibbons, Pauline. Heinemann, 2002Item Number PDB0104
Description: Gibbon shows how mainstream elementary classroom teachers can meet the challenge of teaching linguistically diverse students by integrating the teaching of English with the content areas of the regular classroom.
Teaching to Diversity: Teaching and Learning in the Multi-Ethnic Classroom. Meyers, Mary. Addison-Wesley, 1993Item Number PDB0094
Description: In this book Meyers draws on extensive research on first- and second-language acquisition and on her own years as an ESL and classroom teacher and her work in Refugee Reception Centers. She examines current approaches and practices in refugee and immigrant education as well as in successful integrated, or mainstream, ESL programs.
Teaching without Nonsense. Kingore, Bertie. Professional Associates Publishing, 1999Item Number PDB0176
Description: This book is a potpourri of simple-to-prepare-and-use learning experiences proven beneficial in hundreds of classrooms. During the development, expansion, and modeling of these activities with primary through secondary students, teachers commented on the tasks' simplicity, effectiveness, and application to multiple content areas and topics.
Technology and Teaching English Language Learners. Butler-Pascoe, Mary Ellen and Karin M. Wiburg. Allyn and Bacon, 2003Item Number PDB0155
Description: This book is an indispensable tool for teachers of English language learners who want to connect the theory of language learning to technology applications and second language teaching strategies.
Through the Golden Door: Educational Approaches for Immigrant Adolescents with Limited Schooling. Mace-Matluck, Betty J., et al. CAL, 1998Item Number PDB0026
Description: This book provides guidelines for school administrators and teachers who have immigrant students with little or no formal schooling and with low literacy skills. The authors describe the backgrounds, educational experiences, and needs of five such students, profile four programs designed to serve them, and identify the critical features of secondary school programs for these students.
What Teachers Need to Know About Language. Adger, Carolyn Temple, et al, eds. CAL and Delta Systems, 2002Item Number PDB0099
Description: This book argues that all teachers need a depth and breadth of expertise about language to support their students' language and literacy development, and it shows what teachers need to know about language and why.
The Wonderful World of Mathematics: A Critically Annotated List of Children's Books in Mathematics. Thiessen, Diane, et al. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1998.Item Number PDB0142
Description: This book provides an annotated list, including reviews, of children's literature (trade books rather than resource or workbooks) with themes related to mathematics. Chapters include early number concepts, number extensions and connections, measurement, and geometry and spatial sense.
Working With Second Language Learners: Answers to Teachers' Top Ten Questions. Cary, Stephen. Heinemann, 2000Item Number PDB0102
Description: This book answers the ten big questions, including the following: how to assess a student's English, how to find useful information on a student's cultural background, how to make your spoken language more understandable, and how to teach grade-level content to English beginners.
Cooperative Learning. Holt, Daniel, ed. CAL, 1993Item Number PDB0029
Description: Effective instruction of students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds includes opportunities for them to learn together with other students in their school. Cooperative learning methods offer significant opportunities for students to work together in positive and productive ways. The book includes model units for various content areas on both the elementary and the secondary level.
Cooperative Learning. Kagan, Spencer. Kagan, 1994Item Number PDB0071 (Currently checked out)
Description: This is Kagan's basic book on his cooperative learning structures. It contains sections on cooperative learning theory, cooperative learning methods, lesson designs, and cooperative learning beyond the classroom.
Resources in Cooperative Learning. Rimmerman, Harlan, ed. Kagan, 1996Item Number PDB0070
Descriiption: This is an overview and resource guide to the latest in cooperative learning. Rimmerman has collected synopses from leaders in the field of cooperative learning on a variety of topics, including methods and assessment.
Community Building in the Classroom. Shaw, Vanston. Kagan, 1992Item Number PDB0069 (Currently checked out)
Description: This book is for teachers who would like to create a sense of community within their classrooms. It's for those who would like to enhance their ability to use the process of cooperative learning and would like ideas and lesson formats to assist them.
Cooperative Learning & Hands-On Science: Grades 3-8. Candler, Laura. Kagan, 1995Item Number PDB0060
Description: Teach science content and skills with hands-on science lessons! This book includes step-by-step science lessons and cooperative structures for science.
Cooperative Learning & Science: Grades 8-12. Candler, Laura. Kagan, 1995Item Number PDB0149
Description: This book includes descriptions of cooperative structures to boost active learning and activity ideas across science subjects.
Cooperative Learning & Language Arts: Grades K-3. Stone, Jeanne. Kagan, 1994Item Number PDB0061 (Currently checked out)
Description: This cooperative learning language arts book includes 23 ready-to-use language arts lessons and hundreds of activities.
Cooperative Learning & Mathematics: Grades 8-12. Kushnir, Dina. Kagan, 2001Item Number PDB0062
Description: This cooperative learning mathematics book includes nearly 300 mathematics activities and cooperative structures to promote engagement.
Cooperative Learning & Mathematics: Grades K-8. Andrini, Beth. Kagan, 1998Item Number PDB0113
Description: This cooperative learning mathematics book includes many, many activities, 23 step-by-step lessons, and 8 strands of mathematics. This book is for the lower grades; the one described above is for older students.
Cooperative Learning & Social Studies: Grades 6-12. Morton, Tom. Kagan, 1998 Item Number PDB0063 (Currently checked out)
Description: This cooperative learning social studies book includes themes, recurring issues, and social skills, along with 24 cooperative structures.
Cooperative Learning & Wee Science: Grades K-3. Candler, Laura. Kagan, 2000Item Number PDB0138
Description: This cooperative learning book for primary science has cooperative structures for primary science, step-by-step primary science lessons, and ready-to-use blackline masters.
Lessons for Little Ones: Language Arts Grades K-2. Curran, Lorna . Kagan, 2000Item Number PDB0137
Description: This cooperative learning book for primary literacy contains 36 cooperative lessons, each of which integrates social skills.
Lessons for Little Ones: Mathematics Grades K-2. Curran, Lorna . Kagan, 1998Item Number PDB0136
Description: This cooperative learning for mathematics through literature includes 36 integrated mathematics literature lessons and 30 lesson adaptations.
Second Language Learning through Cooperative Learning. High, Julie . Kagan, 1993Item Number PDB0141
Description: This cooperative learning book for ESL and foreign language teachers includes many, many activities based on Kagan's easy-to-use structures.
The CALLA Handbook: Implementing the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach. Chamot, Ann Uhl and J. Michael O'Malley. Longman, 1994Item Number PDB0033
Description: This handbook on CALLA, the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach, is for all teachers who are responsible for teaching core curriculum subjects to language minority students in ESL or mainstream classrooms, at-risk students, and all students in bilingual and foreign language classrooms. It includes the latest research on learning strategies and actual classroom-tested activities.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Developing Character. Chapman, Christa, et al. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0161
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for topics such as caring and empathy, courage, loyalty, and respect.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Intermediate Literature. Chapman, Christa, et al. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0160
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for texts such as Sarah, Plain and Tall, Johnny Tremain, and Little House on the Prairie.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Language Arts. Chapman, Christa, et al. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0114
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for many types of literature and writing tasks. Incorporating higher-level thinking skills into lessons helps develop students' cognitive and language abilities.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Life & Earth Sciences. Kagan, Miguel and Christa Chapman. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0116
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for many different life and earth science units. Incorporating higher-level thinking skills into lessons helps develop students' cognitive and language abilities.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Personal and Social Skills. Chapman, Christa, et al. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0163
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for topics such as lying and honesty, manners, cheating, safety, and values.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Physical Science. Kagan, Miguel and Christa Chapman. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0115
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for many different physical science units. Incorporating higher-level thinking skills into lessons helps develop students' cognitive and language abilities.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Primary Literature. Chapman, Christa, et al. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0164
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for many classic texts from children's literature such as Frog and Toad Are Friends, TheLittle Mermaid, and Sleeping Beauty.
Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Social Studies. Kagan, Miguel and Christa Chapman. Kagan, 1999Item Number PDB0118
Description: This book contains ready-to-use questions and activities for many different social studies units. Incorporating higher-level thinking skills into lessons helps develop students' cognitive and language abilities.
History Alive! Engaging All Learners in the Diverse Classroom, 2nd ed. Bower, Bert and Jim Lobdell. Teacher's Curriculum Institute.
Item Number PDB0117
Description: This book is a series of instructional practices used by social studies teachers that allows students with diverse learning styles to "experience" history. It includes Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, Cohen's research on cooperative groupwork, and Bruner's notion of the spiral curriculum.
How to Integrate Language and Content Instruction: A Training Manual. Short, Deborah. CAL, 1991
Item Number PDB0031
Description: This manual presents a whole education approach to integrating language and content instruction in elementary and secondary classrooms. Its underlying premise is that a child's whole education, both language and academic content growth, is a responsibility shared by language and content teachers.
Making Content Comprehensible for English Language Learners: The SIOP Model. Echevarria, Jana, et al. Allyn and Bacon, 2000.Item Number PDB0143
Description: This is the SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model book! It contains detailed descriptions of the model's eight components and classroom vignettes of teachers implementing the model. Several copies of both the first and second editions are available for checkout.
New Ways in Content-Based Instruction. Brinton, Donna M., ed. TESOL, 1997Item Number PDB0023 (Currently checked out)Description: Content-based instruction is a dynamic and effective approach to second and foreign language instruction. This volume addes to the literature by offering detailed in-class activities to accompany theme-based second language courses, sheltered content-area courses, and paired or adjunct arrangements in which language and content courses are taught in tandem, with mutually negotiated objectives.
Integrating Language and Content in Secondary School: Instructional Strategies and Thematic Units for English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. CAL. CAL and Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, 1999
Item Number PDB0041
Description: This book is an activity project in which teachers had the opportunity to share successful classroom material, strategies, and themes used in their lessons with an audience broader than their students, i.e., with other teachers. The first section of the book focuses on specific instructional strategies and the second on broader lesson and thematic units.
Conflicts in World Cultures: An Integrated Language, Social Studies, and Culture Unit for Middle School World Studies. Short, Deborah. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1996Item Number PDB0043
Description: This curriculum unit was written for middle school World Studies, World History, or World Cultures classes. It has been designed to accomodate English language learners in sheltered social studies or mainstream classes where native English speakers and English language learners study together.
Protest and the American Revolution: An Integrated Language, Social Studies, and Culture Unit for Middle School American History. Short, Deborah. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1994Item Number PDB0045
Description: This curriculum unit was written for middle school American history classes. It has been designed to accomodate English language learners in sheltered social studies or mainstream classes where native English speakers and English language learners study together.
The Bilingual Special Education Interface, 3rd ed. Baca, Leonard and Hermes T. Cervantes. Prentice-Hall, 1998Item Number PDB0110
Description: This book is a resource for both regular and special education teacher trainers, staff developers, consultants, and others engaged in the preparation of ancillary school personnel, such as school counselors, psychologists, and speech and language specialists. It is designed to familiarize educators with the major needs of the exceptional child with limited skills in English. It provides information on inclusion, model programs, curriculum, and strategies for better educating this unique population of students.
Determining Appropriate Referrals of English Language Learners to Special Education: A Self-Assessment Guide for Principals. NABE and IDEA, 2002.Item Number PDB0127
Description: This guide is designed to provide principals and others with a general overview of the issue so that they may review their programs for signs of disproportionality and take appropriate action as needed.
English Language Learners with Special Education Needs: Identification, Assessment, and Instruction. Artiles, Alfredo J. and Alba A. Ortiz, eds. CAL, 2002Item Number PDB0152
Description: This book describes the challenges involved in identifying, placing, teaching, and assessing English language learners with special education needs. It describes model programs and approaches, including early intervention programs, assessment methods, parent/school collaboration, and native and dual language instruction.
Hispanic Children and Adults with Communication Disorders: Assessment and Intervention. Langdon, Henriette W. and Li-Rong Lilly Cheng. Aspen Publishers, 1992Item Number PDB0107
Description: Designed primarily to assist non-Spanish-speaking speech-language clinicians work with preschoolers, school-aged children, and adolescents, as well as adults, whose first or dominant language is Spanish, this book focuses on assessment and intervention strategies, as well as on related issues such as communication patterns in Hispanic families and the process of second language acquisition.
Limiting Bias in the Assessment of Bilingual Students. Hamayan, Else V. and Jack S. Damico. Pro-Ed, 1991Item Number PDB0105
Description: This book addresses the placement of bilingual students in special education or remedial programs. It looks at the following issues: How can we distinguish between temporary difficulties that students face in learning to function in a nonproficient language and more permanent perceptual and cognitive deficiencies that interfere with learning? How can we assess bilingual students' abilities, and possibly disabilities, when the students are not proficient in the language of testing?
Sheltered Content Instruction: Teaching English-Language Learners with Diverse Abilities. Echeverria, Jana and Anne Graves. Allyn and Bacon, 1998Item Number PDB0120
Description: This book is designed to prepare teachers to deliver content area instruction to English-language learners with diverse abilities using a sheltered instruction approach.
Special Populations in Gifted Education: Working with Diverse Gifted Learners. Castellano, Jaime A. Allyn and Bacon, 2003Item Number PDB0148
Description: This book provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the identification and education of gifted Hispanic students. Topics include discussion of characteristics, a checklist of cultural considerations, assessment and evaluation, alternative assessments, and demonstration of need.
Whose Judgment Counts: Assessing Bilingual Children, K-3. Stefanakis, Evangeline Harris. Heinemann, 1998
Item Number PDB0046
Description: Bilingual children are often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, when in reality they are limited only in English language proficiency. This book was written to provide some help. It empowers teachers with the skills they need to make informed assessments of bilingual children -- examining social, cultural, and language issues first, then focusing on learning.
New Ways of Classroom Assessment. Brown, J.D., ed. TESOL, 1998Item Number PDB0006
Description: This book offers a collection of classroom testing ideas created by teachers, with chapters focusing on methods of assessment, feedback perspectives, groupings for assessment, and ways of doing classroom chores and assessing written and oral skills.
Authentic Assessment for English Language Learners. O'Malley, J. Michael and Lorraine Valdez Pierce. Longman, 1996
Item Number PDB0037
Description: This is a practical guide for teachers, teacher trainers, administrators, and assessment specialists who work with ESL/bilingual students of all grade levels. It provides a comprehensive selection of practical, effective strategies for assessing oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas.
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Conceptualizing Academic Language. Solomon, Jeff and Nancy Rhodes. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1995Item Number PDR0003
Description: In much of the research literature, academic language is described in discrete linguistic terms, focusing in particular on lexis and syntax. The purpose of this report is to explore academic language on a broader discourse-level of analysis.
The Effects of Instructional Conversations and Literature Logs on the Story Comprehension and Thematic Understanding of English Proficient and Limited English Proficient Students. Saunders, William M. and Claude Goldenberg. CREDE, 1999Item Number PDR0007
Description: This report describes an experiment that tested the effects of two instructional components -- literature logs and instructional conversations -- on the story comprehension and thematic understanding of upper-elementary-grade students.
Enacting Instructional Conversation with Spanish-Speaking Students in Middle School Mathematics. Dalton, Stephanie and June Sison. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1995Item Number PDR0007
Description: The challenge facing students simultaneously learning language and content material, especially math, was the motive behind this study of socioculturally based pedagogy, such as Instructional Conversation (IC), to increase Spanish-speaking minority students' acquisition of English math lexicon and concepts.
From At-Risk to Excellence: Research, Theory, and Principles for Practice. Tharp, Roland G. CREDE, 1997Item Number PDR0005
Description: This report describes the principal intellectual and organizational structures of CREDE (Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence). It explains CREDE's five principles of effective education for at-risk students.
Integrating Language and Culture in Middle School American History Classes. Short, Deborah. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1993Item Number PDR0020
Description: This report describes preliminary findings from a study examining middle school American history classes with English language learners. The study has investigated the construction of social studies knowledge in these classes and the development and implementation of lessons that address the cultural and educational backgrounds of the learners while integrating language, content, and culture objectives.
Leading for Diversity: How School Leaders Can Improve Interethnic Relations. Henze, Rosemary. CREDE, 2001Item Number PDR0009
Description: One of the more challenging areas that school leaders may encounter is the issue of relations among different racial and ethnic groups. How can leaders effectively address racial or ethnic conflicts? How can leaders create a foundation for safety and respect so that relationships among diverse groups and individuals can flourish? These questions formed the heart of the Leading for Diversity study described in this report.
Learning Science and English: How School Reform Advances Scientific Learning for LImited English Proficient Middle School Students. Minicucci, Catherine. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1996Item Number PDR0019
Description: This article presents findings from the School Reform and Student Diversity Study, a four-year project to locate and analyze schools offering exemplary science and mathematics programs to middle school students with limited proficiency in English.
Mathematics and Middle School Students of Mexican Descent: The Effects of Thematically Integrated Instruction. Henderson, Ronald W. and Edward M. Landesman. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning.
Item Number PDR0021
Description: This paper reports the effects of thematically integrated mathematics instruction on achievement, attitudes, and motivation in mathematics among middle school students of Mexican descent.
Pedagogy Matters: Standards for Effective Teaching Practice. Dalton, Stephanie Stoll. CREDE, 1998Item Number PDR0006
Description: This paper presents five standards for pedagogy that are applicable across grade levels, student populations, and content areas. The five pedagogy standards are joint productive activity, language and literacy development, meaning making, complex thinking, and instructional conversation.
Personalizing Culture Through Anthropological and Educational Perspectives. Henze, Rosemary C. and Mary E. Hauser. CREDE, 1999Item Number PDR0004
Description: This publication was developed after a two-day institute in which teachers, teacher educators, and anthropologists worked together to create ways of answering questions such as the following: who are my students, what kinds of cultural influences shape their lives, what are my own cultural assumptions and how do they influence my teaching.
The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Tool for Teacher-Research Collaboration and Professional Development. Short, Deborah and Jana Echevarria. CREDE, 1999Item Number PDR0011
Description: The purpose of the research project described in this report was to develop an explicit model of sheltered instruction that teachers could use to improve the academic success of their ELL students. The project has defined a model of sheltered instruction based on the research of best practices, as well as on the experiences of participating teachers and researchers.
Successful Transition into Mainstream English: Effective Strategies for Studying Literature. Saunders, William et al. CREDE, 1999Item Number PDR0010
Description: This is one of a series of reports on various aspects of a multi-year Spanish-to-English language arts transition curriculum that seeks to promote first and second language acquisition and academic achievement in the early grades.
"This Question Is Just Too, Too Easy!" Perspectives from the Classroom on Accountability in Science. Warren, Beth and Ann S. Roseberry. National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1995Item Number PDR0002
Description: This report explores a form of classroom discourse, organized around student argumentation, that brings into focus an alternative view of science and science education as socially and culturally constituted, meaning-making activities.
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Instructional Conversations: Understanding Through Discussion.Echevarria, Jana and Jon Silver. The National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1995ItemNumber PDM0001
Description: This video showcases the instructional conversation (IC), an interactive approach that achieves academic and linguistic goals through thoughtful discussion of meaningful content. Included is extensive footage of elementary and middle school teachers using the following IC elements, and others, in their classrooms: thematic focus; utilization of student background knowledge; elicitation of complex language and expression; and self-selected student turn-taking and limited teacher talk. Length: 25 minutes, 20 seconds.
Profile of Effective Teaching in a Multilingual Classroom. Featuring Robin Liten-Tejada. Silver, Jon. The National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, 1995Item Number PDM0007
Description: In this video model teacher Robin Liten-Tejada is seen employing a wide range of effective practices for culturally and linguistically diverse students. She uses the following for integrating language and content in social studies, reading, and math classes: promotion of oral language and vocabulary; thematic teaching; learning strategies and activities to address multiple intelligences; and connections to students' cultures and background knowledge. Length: 26 minutes, 10 seconds.
Helping English Learners Succeed: An Overview of the SIOP Model. Center for Applied Linguistics, 2002Item Number PDM0009
Description: This video provides an introduction to a research-based instructional model that has proven effective with English language learners who are studying content topics while learning English. It is designed for administrators, policymakers, and teachers who would like an introduction to sheltered content instruction and for teacher educators of methodology classes. Length: 26 minutes
Communicative Math and Science Teaching Video: Enriching Content Classes for Secondary ESOL Students. Center for Applied Linguistics. Delta Systems, 1999Item Number PDM0004
Description: This video helps teachers integrate learning and academic mastery in math and science for culturally and linguistically diverse students. In the classroom scenes, teachers demonstrate effective classroom styles and philosophies and their students are speaking out, writing, solving problems, working cooperatively, and learning with enthusiasm and excitement. Length: 34 minutes.
Multiples Intelligences and the Second Language Learner. Gusman, Jo. National Professional Resources, 1998Item Number PDM0006
Description: To meet the ever-increasing diversity of students facing our teachers today, Gusman provides an indepth understanding of how this diversity can be channeled through a multiple intelligences approach that builds on students' strenghts and abilities. Length: 40 minutes.
The SIOP Model: Sheltered Instruction for Academic Achievement. CAL, 2002 Item Number PDM0005
Description: This is the SIOP Model training video used in the project's Level Two workshops. Length: 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Why Reading Is Hard. Video and Viewer's Guide. Center for Applied Linguistics. Delta Systems, 2001Item Number PDM0003
Description: This video demonstrates why reading words and texts can be so hard for students, especially when English is not their first language. Using the video and the viewer's guide for professional development can help teachers think about their own students' reading and how they can improve literacy instruction. Length: 42 minutes.
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The Adolescent Literacy Case: A Video Ethnography of Teaching Second Language Students Content through Literacy Development. Harris Video , 2002 Item Number PDM0018
Description: This CD-ROM shows scences of secondary-level ELL students learning academic content through literacy development.
The Second Language Literacy Case. Harris Video , 2002 Item Number PDM0019
Description: This two-part CD-ROM is also a video ethnography of ELL students learning academic content through literacy development.
What's Different About Teaching Reading to Students Learning English?. Delta Systems, 2004Item Number PDM0020
Description: This professional development training manual provides a curriculum for classroom teachers who must teach reading in classes where some or all of the students are English Language Learners. The manual contains everything to conduct a workshop or series of workshops.
Differentiating Instruction: Facilitator's Guide. ASCD, 1997 Item Number PDM0022
Description: This facilitator's binder and two accompanying videos provide training and activies for workshops designed to increase educators' familiarity with instruction.
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