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Heinle ELT #ad - A new "tools of the trade" section has been added to each chapter, and covers new statistical procedures and examples. In addition to updated concepts and Teachers' Voices, new chapters on assessing language for specific purposes, and content-based assessment have been added. This updated text provides a contemporary and practical analysis of language assessment theory.

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Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges to Educational Equity: Connecting Academic Language Proficiency to Student Achievement

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Corwin #ad - 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, " "for, 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, teachers, from mathematics to social studies, " and "of" learning  Reflection questions to stimulate discussion around how students, and administrators can all have a voice in decision making    Sage Publications Ltd.

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Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model 5th Edition SIOP Series

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Pearson #ad - Making content comprehensible for english learners provides specific application of the SIOP to the Common Core and other state standards and includes a Reflect and Apply eText feature in which readers explain their rating of teachers’ lessons, and Teaching with Technology vignettes that describe how to infuse technology into many different SIOP lessons.

Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. It can be implemented in all content areas at all grade levels and English proficiency levels. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.

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The enhanced pearson eText features new video links inserted throughout to illustrate chapter topics and discussion points.

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Foundations for Multlingualism in Education: from Principles to Practice

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Caslon Publishing #ad - This foundational text takes a comprehensive, pluralistic approach to theory and research on multilingualism in education. Sage Publications Ltd. Foundations for multilingualism in education: from Principles to Practice equips pre-service and in-service educators with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed language and literacy education decisions in multilingual schools.

It also shows multiple pathways for advocacy through classroom and school practices and policy-making, and sets an agenda for research from a multilingual perspective. Readers learn to apply these principles to practice, policy-making, and research in bilingual, multilingual, and English-medium school contexts.

Foundations for Multlingualism in Education: from Principles to Practice #ad - De jong goes beyond traditional discussions about "the best bilingual or multilingual model", 2 Affirming Identities, and introduces four core principles that are applicable across a wide range of multilingual contexts: 1 Striving for Educational Equity, 3 Promoting Additive Bi/Multilingualism, and 4 Structuring for Integration.

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The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners

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TESOL Press #ad - Also included in the book are practical applications of The 6 Principles for your K-12 classroom, a 6 Principles self-assessment, vignettes and examples from different contexts, and ideas for building strong communities of practice. These foundational principles are for all educators and are applicable across different educational settings.

Gain access to informational videos, book discussion questions, and additional online resources for educators and educational personnel. As the number of english learners around the world soars, so does the need for quality English language instruction. Inside the book you'll find essential information on language development and second language acquisition and detailed explanations of each of The 6 Principles.

The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The 6 principles will help you make informed decisions to improve English language instruction and assessment. Tesol international association has furthered its ELT leadership role by defining a core set of principles for the exemplary teaching of English learners. Sage Publications Ltd.

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Myths and Realities, Second Edition: Best Practices for English Language Learners

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Heinemann #ad - Read myths and realities, and get the most up-to-date information about just how capable nonnative speakers are and how many of the skills and practices you already use can help them become successful and proficient speakers, Second Edition, readers, and writers of English. Used book in Good Condition.

Don't let confusion and misunderstandings about English language learners keep you from helping your students succeed. Sage Publications Ltd. Myths and realites, helps you replace misinformation about ELLs with crucial knowledge important to everyone working with second language learners, programming, including information on: second language acquisition assessment, Second Edition, and placement staffing and staff development involving parents and the community literacy development and teaching.

For teachers and other educators, acquiring the understanding and skills to help ELLs succeed academically is more urgent than ever. They follow up with support for the reality they describe, outlining implications for instruction, citing the most recent and most pertinent research, and illustrating it all with vignettes drawn from real classrooms.

Myths and Realities, Second Edition: Best Practices for English Language Learners #ad - That's why katharine davies samway and denise mckeon have returned to update the myths they challenged in the first edition of Myths and Realities, address new ones that have arisen since, and discuss how teachers of ELLs can ensure that their students will fare well in the era of No Child Left Behind.

Schools and their teachers face an increasingly challenging educational context. Myths and realities, second edition includes a glossary that defines the field's changing and often-confusing acronyms and terms as well as an annotated list of helpful resources, featuring the latest and most informative websites for understanding and working with ELLs.

A lot has changed since the first edition of Myths and Realities, yet the trends in education are as undeniable as they were then: English language learners ELLs constitute the fastest growing population in U.

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Balanced Literacy for English Language Learners, K-2

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Heinemann #ad - In addition, they make explicit and accessible the research and literacy and language development theories that make the balanced literacy approach work. With emphases on scaffolding learning across the day and the use of specific, familiar instructional strategies, it offers best practice strategies for helping little children take big steps into a new language.

Used book in Good Condition. Linda chen and eugenia mora-flores examine how to lead ELLs toward independence through basic frameworks and techniques you know and may already teach with. Balanced literacy for english language learners, applicable in all English - based classroom settings, K-2, is thoroughly practical, and full of great ideas for veteran, novice, grounded in the latest research and theory, and preservice teachers.

Balanced Literacy for English Language Learners, K-2 #ad - Their integrated, including: interactive read-aloud emergent story book read-aloud shared reading reading workshop writing workshop guided reading word work Through transcripts, expand, comprehensive approach focuses on seven specific aspects of balanced instruction that help students learn, and extend their literacy skills, lesson ideas, and vivid classroom descriptions Chen and Mora-Flores show you how to plan for and adapt your literacy lessons to meet the needs of ELLs as well as what aspects of your existing curriculum may already support them.

If your classroom has english language learners ELLs, and whose doesn't, you've probably wondered whether the literacy methods you've used successfully with English speakers can work for nonnative speakers. Yes, they do, and in balanced literacy for english language Learners, K-2, you'll find out why they work and what adaptations you need to make to ensure that ELLs fully develop their reading and writing abilities.

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Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices 2nd Edition

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Pearson Education ESL #ad - Classification of assessment techniques ranging from controlled to open-ended item types on a specified continuum of micro- and macroskills of language. Comprehensive presentation of alternatives in assessment, observations, journals, interviews, such as portfolios, conferences, and self- or peer-assessment.

Systematic treatment of assessment for all four language skills reading, speaking, writing, and listening as well as grammar and vocabulary. This updated second edition includes new research and information on standardized tests, a new chapter on form-focused assessment, and a concise glossary of terms.

New features chapter objectives that preview content and goals A new chapter on form-focused assessment An appendix of commercially available tests A concise glossary of assessment terms Sage Publications Ltd. With a focus on the most common pedagogical challenge — classroom-based assessment —  Language Assessment delivers useful tools for evaluating and designing practical, effective assessment techniques.

Language Assessment: Principles and Classroom Practices 2nd Edition #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Discussion of large-scale standardized tests, the ethics of testing, letter grading, and overall evaluation of student performance. Features: updated references and new information reflecting recent advances and current challenges in the field. Language assessment provides teachers with a clear presentation of the essentials for assessing second language learning fairly and effectively.

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La Linea: A Novel

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Square Fish #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Thieves. Or so he thinks. Their money gone and their hopes nearly dashed, Miguel and his sister have no choice but to hop the infamous mata gente as it races toward the border. As they cling to the roof of the speeding train, they hold onto each other, and to their dreams. But they quickly learn that you can't always count on dreams―even the ones that come true.

Latino Interest. Miguel has dreamed of joining his parents in California since the day they left him behind in Mexico six years, eleven months, and twelve days ago. The trip north to the border―la línea―is fraught with dangers. Sage Publications Ltd. And a grueling, two-day trek across the desert. On the morning of his fifteenth birthday, Miguel's wait is over.

La Linea: A Novel #ad - But it's almost impossible with his tagalong sister in tow. Border guards. It would be hard enough to survive alone.

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Teaching for Biliteracy: Strengthening Bridges between Languages

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Caslon Publishing #ad - The concept of bridging between languages is introduced to the biliteracy filed in this practical professional development guide for teachers, administrators, and leadership teams. Used book in Good Condition. Sage Publications Ltd. Caslon Publishing.

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Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics

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The Guilford Press #ad - Coverage of timely topics, such as numeracy and the language innovations of text messages. Used book in Good Condition. Chapter on digital learning, plus new content on digital technology throughout the book. End-of-chapter "challenge questions" that inspire deeper reflection. Effective teaching strategies are illustrated with engaging classroom vignettes; the volume also features instructive discussion questions and a glossary.

Caslon Publishing. First edition title: Teaching Reading to English Language Learners. New to this edition *broader view of literacy; increased attention to oral language and writing as well as reading. The authors explain relevant linguistic concepts with a focus on what works in today's diverse PreK-12 classrooms.

Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics #ad - Sage Publications Ltd. Even more user friendly--additional classroom suggestions from real teachers, vignettes, and examples and graphics illustrating linguistic concepts. How can linguistics help teachers of english language learners ells improve their instruction? What specific competencies do ELLs need to build in order to speak, read, and write in a new language? Now revised and expanded with a broader view of literacy, listen, this book has guided thousands of inservice and preservice teachers to understand the processes involved in second-language acquisition and help ELLs succeed.

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