Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades 7–12

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Author: Gayle H. Gregory,Amy Burkman

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452296472

Category: Education

Page: 240

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100 ways to keep adolescent ELLs engaged This versatile handbook is for middle school and high school educators who need to differentiate literacy instruction for adolescent ELL students at various stages of literacy competency. Adapted from the highly successful Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades 7–12, the authors use brain-based strategies and texts that appeal to older learners who may have had interrupted formal education or come from newly arrived immigrant populations. More than 100 hands-on tools help teachers develop students’ competencies in: Content areas, including vocabulary, concept attainment, and comprehension Technology, such as information searching, evaluation, and synthesis Creative applications and 21st century skills ·

Co-Teaching for English Learners

A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection

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Author: Maria G. Dove,Andrea Honigsfeld

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506343252

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Because teacher collaboration isn’t an option, it’s a MUST! EL authorities Maria Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld take ESL teachers and their general education colleagues step-by-step through building a successful collaboration—or improving an existing one. And since no teaching team is exactly alike, you’ll find seven collaborative models to choose from. Features include: • In-depth profiles of the seven models • Advantages and challenges of each model • Clear explanations of each teacher’s role • Tried-and-true strategies for the entire instructional cycle: co-planning, co-instruction, co-assessment, and reflection • Real-life accounts from co-teaching veterans • Accompanying videos and dedicated web content

Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners

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Author: Onchwari, Grace,Keengwe, Jared

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522539565

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 491

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In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students properly, while still practicing inclusion for overall student success. The Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners is an authoritative research publication on research-based, theoretical frameworks and best practices for teaching young English language learners. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics and perspectives such as co-teaching, inclusion, and social awareness, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the examination of how diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences contribute to curriculum and pedagogy for bilingual young learners.

Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 3–5

Promoting Content and Language Learning

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Author: Margo Gottlieb,Gisela Ernst-Slavit

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452234825

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Make every student fluent in the language of learning. The Common Core and ELD standards provide pathways to academic success through academic language. Using an integrated Curricular Framework, districts, schools and professional learning communities can: Design and implement thematic units for learning Draw from content and language standards to set targets for all students Examine standards-centered materials for academic language Collaborate in planning instruction and assessment within and across lessons Consider linguistic and cultural resources of the students Create differentiated content and language objectives Delve deeply into instructional strategies involving academic language Reflect on teaching and learning

Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges to Educational Equity

Connecting Academic Language Proficiency to Student Achievement

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Author: Margo Gottlieb

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506342132

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Build the bridges for English language learners to reach success! This thoroughly updated edition of Gottlieb’s classic delivers a complete set of tools, techniques, and ideas for planning and implementing instructional assessment of ELLs. The book includes: A focus on academic language use in every discipline, from mathematics to social studies, within and across language domains Emphasis on linguistically and culturally responsive assessment as a key driver for measuring academic achievement A reconceptualization of assessment “as,” “for,” and “of” learning Reflection questions to stimulate discussion around how students, teachers, and administrators can all have a voice in decision making

Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners

A Leader's Guide

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Author: Andrea Honigsfeld,Maria G. Dove

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483346021

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.

Collaboration and Co-Teaching

Strategies for English Learners

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Author: Andrea Honigsfeld,Maria G. Dove

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412976502

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Help ELLs achieve success with an integrated, collaborative program! Teacher collaboration and co-teaching are proven strategies for helping students with diverse needs achieve academically. Now this practical resource provides a step-by-step guide to making collaboration and co-teaching work for general education teachers and English as a second language (ESL) specialists to better serve the needs of English language learners (ELLs). The authors address the fundamental questions of collaboration and co-teaching, examine how a collaborative program helps ELLs learn content while meeting English language development goals, and offer information on school leaders' roles in facilitating collaboration schoolwide. Featuring six in-depth case studies, this guide helps educators: Understand the benefits and challenges of collaborative service delivery Choose from a range of strategies and configurations, from informal planning and collaboration to a fully developed co-teaching partnership Use templates, planning guides, and other practical tools to put collaboration into practice Evaluate the strategies' success using the guidelines, self-assessments, and questionnaires included Collaboration and Co-Teaching helps ESL, ELL, and general education teachers combine their expertise to provide better support for their ELLs!

Differentiated Instruction

A Guide for Middle and High School Teachers

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Author: Amy Benjamin

Publisher: Eye On Education

ISBN: 9781930556393

Category: Education

Page: 163

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This book demonstrates how to make your classroom more responsive to the needs of individual students with a wide variety of learning styles, interests, goals, cultural backgrounds, and prior knowledge. Focusing on grades 6 through 12, this book showcases classroom-tested activities and strategies. Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Middle and High School Teachers shows you how to vary your instruction so you can respond to the needs of individual learners. The concrete examples in this book demonstrate how you can use differentiated instruction to clarify: • the content (what you want students to know and be able to do) • the process (how students are going to go about learning the content) • and the product (how they will show you what they know.) This book is uniquely interactive. It features "Reflections" to help you understand your teaching style and guide you towards developing habits of mind which result in effective differentiated instruction. Also included is a chapter on teaching students whose native language is not English.

Engaging English Learners Through Access to Standards

A Team-Based Approach to Schoolwide Student Achievement

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Author: Shelley Fairbairn,Stephaney Jones-Vo

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 150633007X

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Use this six-part strategy for measurable, cross-curricular EL achievement! Expert research, instructive tables and templates, essays, and real-life stories illuminate best practices for cross-curricular, standards-based instruction that gets results. Using the authors’ six-part ENGAGE Model, you’ll learn to: Establish a shared vision for serving ELs Name the expertise to utilize within collaborative teams Gather and analyze EL-specific data Align standards-based assessments and grading to ELs’ linguistic and content development Ground standards-based instruction in both content and language development Examine results to inform next steps Use this groundbreaking guide for measurable EL progress!

The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners

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Author: Debbie Zacarian,Judie Haynes

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452284121

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Put all English learners on the path to success—right from the start! As more beginning ELs enroll in schools every year, educators need a realistic framework for addressing the varied needs of this growing population. In this practical resource, the authors provide templates, tools, and vignettes illustrating real-world challenges to help teachers and administrators: Learn strategies for teaching beginning level ELs across the curriculum Create a welcoming environment for students and families Reach out to students from both literacy and non-literacy-oriented homes Design programs that meet the needs of beginning ELs and students with limited or interrupted formal education (SLIFE)

Differentiating Instruction With Style

Aligning Teacher and Learner Intelligences for Maximum Achievement

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Author: Gayle H. Gregory

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483334287

Category: Education

Page: 184

View: 7790

A synthesis of essential research and theory combined with strategies and templates for selecting what works best for diverse learners from among all the core theories.

Reading Assessment and Instruction for All Learners

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Author: Jeanne Shay Schumm

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462532357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

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Weaving together the latest knowledge and best practices for teaching children to read, this indispensable text and professional resource provides a complete guide to differentiated instruction for diverse learners. Uniquely integrative, the book places the needs of English language learners and students with disabilities front and center instead of treating them as special topics. Accessible chapters on each of the core components of literacy clearly demonstrate how to link formal and informal assessment to evidence-based instruction. Special features include Research Briefs, Tech Tips, Internet Resources, Reflection and Action Questions, and dozens of reproducible student activities and assessment tools.

Teaching English Language Learners

A Differentiated Approach

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Author: Carol Rothenberg,Douglas Fisher

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131704398

Category: Education

Page: 273

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"Teaching English Language Learners: A Differentiated Approach to Language Development," 1/e Doug Fisher and Carol Rothenberg Are you looking for a methods book to facilitate literacy and academic development in your K-12 classroom? Building on a solid foundation in language acquisition and learning theory, this text will show you how to examine your own practice and design lessons that consider the individual needs of English language learners and accelerate their achievement. This text is designed to help your students develop proficiency in both everyday and academic English while developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. It also serves as a great guide for promoting high-level, high-quality, and high-expectation instruction with respect to language, literacy development, and academic achievement for all of your students. Features of this text: Constructed from a strong research base, each chapter highlights specific research topics to provide you with practical ideas in applying this research to your own practices. "Accessing Prior Knowledge Activities" allow you to engage your own background knowledge in visualizing, brainstorming, previewing, reflecting, and observing to help you get the most from each chapter. "Spotlight on Instruction" features visit classrooms of effective teachers of English language learners providing an authentic context as you learn. "Application to Practice" case studies build upon one another from chapter to chapter illustrating how to apply this growing wealth of strategies in your own classroom. "Teacher Tools" in the back of this book provide a collection of reproducibles for use in your classroom, including planning tools, writing assignments, and self reflection tools. Related Books from Merrill Education: Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, Second Edition, Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael L. Jordan, ISBN: 0-13-098462-0 102 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Grades 3-12, Jodi Reiss, ISBN: 0-13-221819-4

Making Mathematics Accessible to English Learners

A Guidebook for Teachers

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Author: John Carr,Cathy Caroll,Sarah Cremer,Mardi Gale,Rachel Lagunoff

Publisher: WestEd

ISBN: 0914409689

Category: Education

Page: 113

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This practical book helps middle and high school mathematics teachers effectively reach English learners in their classrooms. Designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching mathematics to English learners, the guide offers an integrated approach to teaching mathematics content and English language skills, including guidance on best instructional practices from the field, powerful and concrete strategies for teaching mathematics content along with academic language, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any mathematics class. It includes: Rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels Practical guidance and tips from the field Seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction Seven tools to promote mathematical language Assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners Three integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches Chapter topics include teaching inquiry-based mathematics, understanding first and second language development, teaching the language of mathematics, scaffolding mathematics learning, and applying strategies in the classroom.

Differentiated Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners, Grades K–6

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Author: Gayle H. Gregory,Amy Burkman

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452269378

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Effective ways to help ELLs excel The key to successfully teaching English learners is focusing on literacy. Adapted from the highly successful Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades K–6, this book provides a wealth of practical literacy strategies tailored for students who have had interrupted formal education or come from newly arrived immigrant populations. Teachers will find an instructional and assessment framework designed to promote these critical competencies: Functional literacy in phonics, spelling, and reading Content-area literacy for vocabulary, concept attainment, and comprehension Technological literacy for information searching, evaluation, and synthesis Innovative literacy for creativity, growth, and lifelong learning

Differentiated Instructional Strategies for the Block Schedule

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Author: Gayle H. Gregory,Lynne E. Herndon

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 145227164X

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Eliminate "idea block" with this practical resource that includes more than 100 planning tools, matrixes, rubrics, templates, and choice boards for differentiating instruction during extended learning blocks.

The Best of Corwin: Differentiated Instruction

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Author: Gayle H. Gregory

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452296545

Category: Education

Page: 208

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The definitive guide to differentiated instruction The Best of Corwin:Differentiated Instruction features a tapestry of critical information to guide teachers in implementing differentiation. Helpful tools include standards-based lesson- and unit- planning templates, graphic organizers, and brain-based research. The compilation also provides: Strategies for understanding students' needs Tips for accommodating various learning styles Curriculum approaches for data-driven instruction Proven best teaching practices Guidance in creating a positive learning environment Also included is a chapter that offers an in-depth look at middle and high school learners and the need for differentiation to satisfy their developmental needs.

Differentiated Instructional Strategies in Practice

Training, Implementation, and Supervision

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Author: Gayle Gregory

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761939023

Category: Education

Page: 129

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The companion guide is ideal for all those still working with the classic first edition of Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All and invaluable for differentiated instruction implementation.