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Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects for English Language Learners
Luciana C. deOliveira, Editor
This volume in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Learners series was designed to deepen teacher's knowledge and provides instructional approaches and practices for supporting grades 6-12 ELLs as they meet the ambitious expectations of the CCSS for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects....Details

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Wordless Books: So Much to Say!
Gilda Martinez-Alba and Judith Cruzado-Guerrero, Editors
Enable your students to be successful, regardless of their literacy levels. Wordless books help to develop oral language, listening, vocabulary, and so much more!

Lesson ideas in this ground breaking book are aligned with the CCSS for English Language Arts and with the TESOL Pre-K-12 English Language Proficiency Standards. Sample rubrics are included in the book and online as editable documents. ...Details

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Common Core State Standards in Math, High School
Anita Bright, Holly Hansen-Thomas, Luciana de Oliveira
Copublished with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

This new volume explores some of the ways high school mathematics content can be made accessible to ELLs by building from their strengths and scaffolding their opportunities to learn more. ...Details

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Helping English Learners to Write, Meeting CCSS Grades 6-12
Carol Booth Olson, Robin C. Scarcella, and Tina Matuchniak
Using a rich array of research-based practices, this book will help secondary teachers improve the academic writing of English learners. It provides specific teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons to develop EL students' narrative, informational, and argumentative writing, emphasized in the Common Core State Standards.
Co-published with Teachers College Press...Details

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Preparing Teachers to Work w/ ELLs in Mainstream Classrooms
Luciana C. de Oliveira and Mike Yough
This book presents a combination of teacher preparation and ELL issues and is unique in tackling the challenges that pre-service and inservice teachers may experience. It aims to go beyond merely equipping teachers to meet the needs of ELLs by helping them reach a level of effectiveness with the outcome of equity. Co-published with Information Age Publishing...Details

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Common Core State Standards in Language Arts, Grades 6-12
Luciana C DeOliveira, Marshall Klassen, and Michael Maune
This book enables teachers to support Grades 6-12 ELLs as they meet ambitious Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. It provides concrete ideas for engaging language learners in a range of intellectually rich tasks designed to sharpen their content knowledge and academic English....Details

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Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields: Psychology, Business, Brain Science, and More
Christopher Stillwell


Language Teaching Insights From Other Fields: Psychology, Business, Brain Science and More is, at heart, a book about exploration and about seeking inspiration from beyond routine contexts. The chapters, written by language teachers with extensive experience in other fields, yield surprises that translate to new ways of thinking about teaching and the classroom. ...Details

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Teaching English to Young Learners
Helen Emery and Sarah Rich


Teaching English to Young Learners provides specific tasks, strategies, and activities to show you how to establish the kind of reflective teaching that helps your students develop fluency and accuracy in the English language. ...Details

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Cat Got Your Tongue? Teaching Idioms to English Learners
Paul Mcpherron and Patrick T. Randolph


Why do questions about idioms often leave us "tongue-tied" in our classrooms? This book takes a look at learning and teaching idioms from two perspectives....Details

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Common Core State Standards in Mathematics for Grades K-8
Marta Civil and Erin Turner


The CCSS have been adopted by most states in the country and we as mathematics educators must attend to this widespread adoption and implementation. ...Details

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Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts for Grades K•5
Pamela Spycher


This is an exciting time to be a teacher. The Common Core State Standards have invigorated the teaching profession....Details

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Assessing English Learners in U.S. Schools
Timothy L Farnsworth and Margaret E Malone


Why assess? And what will I do with the results? This book examines classroom assessment (not standardized assessment) through the lenses of three ESL teachers....Details

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Advocating for English Learners: A Guide for Educators
Diane Staehr Fenner
This book demystifies the techniques of advocacy for English Learners. No educator can miss out on this essential book. ...Details

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Language Teaching Insights From Other Fields: Sports, Arts, Design, and More
Christopher Stillwell


A book full of practical tips on the surprising ways that insights from such fields as martial arts, bartending, ski instruction, and restaurant reviewing can enhance teaching practices....Details

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Reflective Teaching
Thomas S. C. Farrell


Thomas Farrell's Reflective Teaching outlines four principles that take teachers from just doing reflection to making it a way of being. ...Details

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Authenticity in Language Classroom and Beyond: Children and
Maria Dantas-Whitney and Sarah Rilling
This volume presents instructional practices that connect language learning experiences to the everyday lives of young learners, establishing what counts as authentic language in diverse settings....Details

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Using Textbooks Effectively
Lilia Savova
This volume answers the question, "How can teachers teach the students, not the book?", providing strategies for adapting textbooks for different purposes and providing examples of effective classroom applications....Details

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Paper to Practice: Using the TESOL ELP Standards in PreK-12
Margo Gottlieb, Anne Katz, and Gisela Ernst-Slavit


Paper to Practice offers a wealth of information and ideas for educators seeking to infuse the TESOL English language proficiency standards into curriculum, instruction, and assessment. ...Details

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Revitalizing a Curriculum for School-Age Learners
David Hayes and Judy Sharkey; Series Editor: Kathleen Graves
The contributors to this volume demonstrate creative approaches to breathe life into outdated or underdeveloped curricula for school-age English learners, providing inspiration and practical ideas....Details

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PreK-12 English Language Proficiency Standards
[an augmentation of the WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards]


These standards provide an invaluable resource for all English language educators and a model for states and districts. They represent a starting point for developing effective and equitable education for ESOL students....Details

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Bridge to the Classroom, Vol. 2: Secondary School
Joy Egbert
These actual classroom situations can be adapted to a range of teaching practices and course goals, and used for professional development of new teachers or for reflection and inspiration for experienced teachers....Details

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Bridge to the Classroom, Teacher's Guide for Vols. 1-2
Joy Egbert
These actual classroom situations can be adapted to a range of teaching practices and course goals, and used for professional development of new teachers or for reflection and inspiration for experienced teachers....Details

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Bridge to the Classroom, Vol.1: Elementary School
Joy Egbert
These actual classroom situations can be adapted to a range of teaching practices and course goals, and used for professional development of new teachers or for reflection and inspiration for experienced teachers....Details

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Mainstreaming
Effie Cochran Papatzikou, Editor
Writers in this volume celebrate the knowledge, skills, and practices of nonnative English speakers, and examine processes that have supported them as they learn to be full participants in the host culture....Details

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New Ways in Teaching Young Children
Linda Schinke-Llano and Rebecca Rauff, Editors
Address the needs of the whole child with the more than 80 language-building activities in this volume, including how to introduce content concepts and develop social skills....Details

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