Preventing Long-Term ELs

1st Edition

Transforming Schools to Meet Core Standards

Margarita Espino Calderon; Liliana Minaya-Rowe
eISBN-13: 9781452271798

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"Offers invaluable resources for teachers and administrators taking a proactive approach to eliminating the subgroup of long-term English learners."
—Yee Wan, Multilingual Programs Coordinator
Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, CA

"This book encapsulates a serious call to action: challenging leaders and educators to forge bold yet eminently practical pathways toward high-quality, evidence-based systematic instruction."
—Virginia R. Champion, Senior Education Specialist
Region One Education Service Center, Edinburg, TX

10 keys to keeping English learners from falling through the cracks

Students who struggle with academic English are likely to struggle with academic content throughout their school years. This practical guidebook′s 10 components for success will help educators at all levels close this achievement gap. Best-selling authors Margarita Espino Calderón and Liliana Minaya-Rowe provide step-by-step instructions for integrating vocabulary and writing across the curriculum to improve students′ learning. Key features include:

A clearly articulated, evidence-based professional development program for teaching diverse English language learners effectivelyCoverage of a variety of program typesResearch-based tools for improving instruction and measuring learning progressionsMethods for implementing an EL program while meeting core standards and content objectives

Inside are studies from a principal and superintendent and an array of assessment tools, checklists, and resources to guide you through the improvement process and establish a meaningful accountability system for the benefit of teachers, administrators, parents, and students.

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ISBNs 9781412974165, 9781412974165, 9781452271798, 1452271798
Language eng
Number of Pages 176
Edition 1st