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Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas

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ISBN-10: 1416609121

ISBN-13: 9781416609124

Edition: 2010

Authors: Judie Haynes, Debbie Zacarian

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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 2/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 183
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

Debbie Zacarian is known nationally for her work in advancing student achievement, policies, programming and professional development with schools and higher education institutions with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse populations.nbsp; She is a popular and frequent speaker at national and international conferences of major education organizations, including the National Title 1 Association, Association of Supervisors and Curriculum Developers, and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, as well as state conferences throughout the United States. nbsp; Dr. Zacarian consults with state agencies, school districts, and colleges throughout the United States and is an Author Consultant for Corwin Press. nbsp;She is also the founder and president of Debbie Zacarian, EdD & Associates . Dr. Zacarian's accessible explanations of the most current research into practical instructional, school-climate, and parent engagement strategies as well as strength-based teacher evaluation systems are widely practiced by teachers and administrators. In addition, she is the author of more than 100 articles, chapters, books, teacher training and coaching manuals, strategic plans, and policies. Her most recent professional books include: Mastering Academic Language: A Framework for Supporting Student Achievement Transforming Schools for English learners: A Comprehensive Framework for School Leaders The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learnersnbsp; Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas An expert in policies and practices, Dr. Zacarian: Writes policies for many urban, suburban and rural districts.nbsp; Her work includes the Boston Public Schools' policies for English learners Served as a consultant for the Massachusetts Parent Information Resource Center and Federation for Children with Special Needs Wrote Serving English Learners: laws, policies and regulations , a user-friendly guide about US federal laws for Color�n Colorado Served as a consultant with the Kindergarten Entry Assessment Advisory Committee of the Delaware Governor's Office, Children's Department, and Office of EducationFor over a decade, Dr. Zacarian was on the faculty of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. nbsp;In addition to teaching and service work, she co-wrote/was co-principal investigator of a multi-year national professional development grant. nbsp;Dr. Zacarian was also the founder and director of the Center for English Language Education and Advancing Student Achievement at the Collaborative for Educational Services and the founding director of Amherst Public Schools bilingual and English learner program where she and the district received many local, state and national honors for its work with English learners. Bring Debbie Zacarian to you! Debbie is available for workshops, keynotes, and consulting services. Click to learn more about her workshops: Unleashing the Power of Academic Language Transforming Practice Using Research-Based Data Tools Transformational Leadership and Supervision Practices for Educators of English Learners Supporting Success for Beginning English Language Learners For a recording of Debbie Zacarian's webinar, Unleashing the Power of Academic Language , please click here: http://www.corwin.com/learning/zacarian.html

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Creating an ELL-Friendly Learning Environmentp. 5
Lesson Planning to Ensure Optimal Engagement of ELLsp. 21
Small-Group Work and ELLsp. 35
Content Vocabulary Instruction for ELLsp. 49
Reading Comprehension Instruction for ELLsp. 71
Writing Instruction for ELLsp. 87
Homework and Assessment for ELLsp. 101
Communicating Effectively with Parents of ELLsp. 119
Effective ELL Instruction in Actionp. 135
Suggested Verbs to Use When Composing Language Objectivesp. 147
Lesson Modification Worksheetp. 151
Home Language Surveyp. 157
Glossaryp. 161
Bibliographyp. 167
Indexp. 173
About the Authorsp. 181
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