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Psychology of Language
David W. Carroll

Cengage Learning, 2007

In David Carroll's text, a topic that can sometimes seem bewildering to students is presented in a clear, interesting, and engaging style. Using a cognitive approach, Carroll brings the current developments and controversies in psycholinguistics to students in an engaging style and sets them in historical context. Each chapter is enhanced with unique pedagogy that was designed to stimulate critical thinking, assess comprehension and provide ...


Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14
Chip Wood

Northeast Foundation for Children, 2007

Written with warmth and humor, Yardsticks offers clear descriptions of children's development. This comprehensive, user-friendly reference helps teachers and administrators use knowledge of child development to shape classrooms and schools where all children can succeed. For each age, this book includes: Narrative description of developmental traits Charts summarizing physical, social, language, and cognitive growth patterns Suggestions ...


Biliteracy from the Start: Literacy Squared in Action
Kathy Escamilla, Susan Hopewell, ...

Caslon Publishing, 2013

Biliteracy from the Start: Literacy Squared in Action shows bilingual education teachers, administrators, and leadership teams how to plan, implement, monitor, and strengthen biliteracy instruction that builds on students? linguistic resources in two languages, beginning in kindergarten. Escamilla and her team present a holistic biliteracy framework that is at the heart of their action-oriented Literacy Squared school-based project. Teachers ...


Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice
Dana R. Ferris, John Hedgcock

Routledge, 2013

This popular, comprehensive theory-to-practice text is designed to help teachers understand the task of writing, L2 writers, the different pedagogical models used in current composition teaching, and reading–writing connections. Moving from general themes to specific pedagogical concerns, it includes practice-oriented chapters on the role of genre, task construction, course and lesson design, writing assessment, feedback, error treatment, and ...


Be Bilingual - Practical Ideas for Multilingual Families
Annika Bourgogne

Annika Bourgogne, 2013

"Embraces the subject with more global reach than any I've come across before. A friendly, readable book that provides an intelligent and insightful blend of research-based advice and practical, real-world ideas." --Adam Beck, blogger of Bilingual Monkeys Children may be like sponges when it comes to language learning, but the key to having them develop into active bilinguals in all their languages is to make it fun and useful in the daily ...


Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (5th Edition)
Suzanne F. Peregoy, Owen F. Boyle

Pearson, 2008

Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the Fifth Edition comprehensively examines oral language, vocabulary, writing, reading, and writing/content-based instruction in English for grades K-12 students.     This Fifth Edition of Peregoy & Boyle's best-selling book continues the strengths of the Fourth Edition with its comprehensiveness and accessibility, providing a wealth of ...


English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking: Learning in the Challenge Zone
Pauline Gibbons

Heinemann, 2009

Special PLC discount when you buy 15 copies of English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking. A $352 value for $282. For educators individually and collectively who aspire to implement a curriculum based on intellectual quality, and who recognize the importance of infusing the teaching of academic literacy across the curriculum, Pauline Gibbons' book provides inspiration and guidance. The wealth of classroom examples based on actual ...


99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model
MaryEllen Vogt, Jana J. Echevarria

Pearson, 2007

The Perfect Companion to Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model !!!   This long-awaited new book by acclaimed authors MaryEllen Vogt and Jana Echevarria offers research-based, SIOP®-tested techniques for lessons that include the eight SIOP® components. The 99 ideas and activities in this book include a few familiar techniques that have been shown to be especially effective for ELLs, as well as many new ...


Dual Language Development & Disorders: A Handbook on Bilingualism & Second Language Learning, Second Edition ...
Johanne Paradis Ph.D., Fred Genesee Ph.D., ...

Paul H Brookes Pub Co, 2010

As more and more dual language learners enter the school system, now's the ideal time for this second edition of the bestselling textbook—essential for preparing SLPs and educators to work with young children who are bilingual or learning a second language. This comprehensive, student-friendly text takes the popular first edition to the next level, enriching it with 6 years of new research and the latest guidance on best practices. Dispelling ...


Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Colin Baker

Multilingual Matters, 2011

The fifth edition of this bestselling book provides a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education. In a compact and clear style, its 19 chapters cover all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and national levels.


Bilingual and ESL Classrooms: Teaching in Multicultural Contexts
Carlos J. Ovando, Mary Carol Combs

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2011

This classic text integrates theory and practice to provide comprehensive coverage of bilingual and ESL education. The text covers the foundations of bilingual and ESL education and provides a strong focus on what the teacher needs to know in a bilingual classroom. Woven throughout the text are quotes from bilingual and ESL students and teachers that illuminate the bilingual/ESL learning and teaching experience.


FTCE English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) K-12 Teacher Certification Test Prep Study Guide (XAM FTCE)
Sharon Wynne, 2008

Can you identify the research-based models of ESOL education? What about the factors that affect ELL assessment? Master these and the rest of the 11 FTCE English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) K-12 competencies with this state-aligned, comprehensive study guide. Practice for the real test with 119 sample questions, which include question rigor level and detailed answer rationales to help develop your understanding of the key concepts. ...


One Child, Two Languages: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators of Children Learning English as a Second ...
Patton Tabors Ed.D.

Brookes Publishing, 2008

Today's early childhood educators are serving more children learning English as a second language than ever—in Head Start alone, nearly 30% of the children speak a language other than English at home.* To support second language learners and put them on the path to academic success, every teacher needs this popular, practical, and highly readable guidebook. Reflecting 10 years of dramatic change in early education—especially in critical ...


Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Practical Guide (Practical Intervention in the ...
Robert L. Rhodes Phd, Salvador Hector Ochoa PhD, ...

The Guilford Press, 2005

This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for conducting effective interviews with students, parents, and teachers; making the best use of ...


7 Steps to Raising a Bilingual Child
Naomi Steiner MD

AMACOM, 2008

The best time to learn a second language is as a child. During childhood, the brain is more receptive to language learning than at any other time in life. Aware that a second language can enrich their child's understanding of other cultures and bring future job opportunities in a world drawn ever closer by globalization, many parents today are motivated to raise their children bilingual. This book helps parents in both monolingual and ...


Bilingual: Life and Reality
François Grosjean

Harvard University Press, 2012

Whether in family life, social interactions, or business negotiations, half the people in the world speak more than one language every day. Yet many myths persist about bilingualism and bilinguals. In a lively and entertaining book, an international authority on bilingualism explores the many facets of life with two or more languages.


Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model (3rd Edition)
Jana J. Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, ...

Pearson, 2007

One of the most influential books in the field in years!   Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP ® Model presents a coherent, specific, field-tested model of sheltered instruction that specifies the features of a high quality sheltered lesson that teaches content material to English language learners.   For twelve years, educators have turned to Jana Echevarría, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah ...


Words Their Way: Letter-Name Alphabetic Sorts for Spanish-Speaking English Learners
Lori Helman, Donald R. Bear, ...

Pearson, 2008

Words Their Way ® : Letter-Name Alphabetic Sorts for Spanish Speaking English Learners a new text providing strategic assistance for teachers working with native Spanish speakers.  Based on the same solid research and using the same scope and sequence laid out in Words Their Way ® with English Learners , this companion volume begins with a series of picture concept sorts that teach students how to sort, providing guidance to help teachers ...


Languages and Children: Making the Match, New Languages for Young Learners, Grades K-8 (4th Edition)
Helena I. Curtain, Carol Ann A. Dahlberg

Pearson, 2008

With a focus on communicative language teaching as it reflects cognitive and second language acquisition theory, this classic in the field provides a wealth of strategies and activities ready to use in the K-8 foreign language classroom. This popular and completely updated text is the only comprehensive foreign language methods text for K-8 classrooms that is also accessible and engaging for undergraduate students. Languages and Children: ...


Helping English Language Learners Meet the Common Core: Assessment and Instructional Strategies K-12
Paul Boyd-Batstone

Routledge, 2013

This new teacher-friendly book offers a quick, efficient, easy-to-use tool--the Classroom Assessment of Language Levels (CALL)--to assess the language levels of English learners in grades K-12. Learn how to effectively use the tool utilizing direct interview and small-group observation to determine students’ instructional levels and needs. Get a variety of engaging, differentiated, Common Core-based strategies that can be used post-assessment ...



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