This edited volume examines co-teaching and integrated service delivery for English learners (ELs). Through research and documentary accounts, it explores the collaborative instructional cycle — co-planning, co-instruction, co-assessment, and reflection practices — of co-taught programs for ELs. This volume presents current, classroom-based, practitioner-oriented research related to all aspects of co-taught programs for ELs and offers authentic evidence and practical recommendations that yield positive outcomes for this student population.
English Learners are the fastest-growing segment of the K–12 population and educators of ELLs are often in a unique position to provide a voice for their needs. This book demystifies the techniques of advocacy for ELLs, including creating a shared sense of responsibility for ELL success, guidance for administrators, and tips for advocacy for ELLs' success beyond Grade 12.
Bestselling authors Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria G. Dove have returned with this new resource that complements and expands on their previous titles on co-teaching and collaboration by addressing collaborative planning in greater depth. Co-planning is positioned as the first step toward integrative language and content instruction as regular and purposeful collaboration ensures that Els/MLs have access to core content.
Key features include:
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
More than a decade of implementation has generated new insights into what exemplary teacher collaboration looks like, which essential frameworks must be established, and how integrated approaches to ELD services benefit all stakeholders. Essentially a roadmap to the many different ways we can all work together, this second edition of Collaborating for English Learners from the foremost experts on collaborating on behalf of ELLs features:
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
More than a decade of implementation has generated new insights into what exemplary teacher collaboration looks like, which essential frameworks must be established, and how integrated approaches to ELD services benefit all stakeholders. Essentially a roadmap to the many different ways we can all work together, this second edition of Collaborating for English Learners features:
Home, School, and Community Collaboration: Culturally Responsive Family Engagement, Second Edition, by Kathy Grant and Julie Ray is a comprehensive textbook for family engagement courses that uses the culturally responsive family support model to prepare early childhood and elementary teachers to work effectively with the diverse families of their students.
Contributors to this volume share ideas for impacting student learning through high-quality interventions and enrichment time. Readers will discover techniques and tools to develop a viable curriculum, create effective common assessments, re-think daily schedules, and pair intervention efforts with technology to meet the needs of today's students. Contributor Brian Butler is featured in our Meet the Experts section, discussing the professional learning community at Mason Crest Elementary School in Annandale, VA.
Content teachers and ESOL teachers, take special note: if you’re looking for a single resource to help your English learners meet the same challenging content standards as their English-proficient peers, your search is complete. Just dip into this toolbox of strategies, examples, templates, and activities from EL authorities Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder, which includes tips on:
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