Transforming Schools for English Learners: A Comprehensive Framework for School Leaders

In this well-researched and helpful guide, ELL expert Debbie Zacarian presents administrators with a framework to help understand and meet their own ELL population's needs. Emphasizing policy and best practices, Dr. Zacarian outlines strategies for effective instruction and assessment, referring to numerous student examples throughout the text. Dr. Zacarian also offers in-depth information about serving ELLs with learning differences/disabilities, the importance of family engagement, and making appropriate data-driven decisions regarding ELLs. Excerpts from Chapters 1 and 2 are available from Google books.

You can also see the following excerpts on Colorin Colorado:

Chapter 7: Identifying and Working With English Learners With Learning Differences and Learning Disabilities

Publisher: Corwin Press