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Real-life examples of lessons from elementary, middle, and high school that have been modified for ELLs in language arts, math, science, and social studies classes show how to effectively put the authors' recommendations into practice. A glossary of important ELL and ESL terms is included as well, for those who are new to teaching ELLs. Whether novice or veteran, all teachers of ELLs will benefit from this wonderfully practical guide to ensuring that ELLs learn English by learning content and learn content while learning English.
About the Author
Judie is the editor and owner of everythingESL.net, a website for teachers of English learners. She is cofounder and moderator of #ELLCHAT, an online chat for teachers of English learners. She provides keynote addresses and workshops to TESOL affiliates and school districts all over the United States.
Debbie Zacarian is known for her work in advancing student engagement and achievement. Her explanations of current research into practical instructional, leadership, family-school engagement, and strength-based teacher evaluation systems are widely practiced. An expert in policies and practices, Dr. Zacarian provides professional development, strategic planning and policy work with school districts and state agencies. She served as a consultant for the Massachusetts Parent Information Resource Center and Federation for Children with Special Needs.For over a decade, Dr. Zacarian served on the faculty of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She was also the founding director of the Center for English Language Education and Academic Achievement at the Collaborative for Educational Services where she led and provided professional development for thousands of educators and wrote policies for many urban, suburban and rural districts. She was also the founding director of the Amherst Public Schools bilingual and English learner programming where she and the district received many local, state and national honors.Her professional books include: In It Together: How student, family and community partnerships advance engagement and achievement in diverse classrooms (with Michael Silverstone) 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 Learners (with Judie Haynes) Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas (with Judie Haynes)In addition, CorwinTeachALL, a planning, observation, and evaluation mobile app tool for teachers, coaches, and supervisors was created in partnership with Dr. Zacarian.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 LanguageTransforming Practice Using Research-Based Data ToolsTransformational Leadership and Supervision Practices for Educators of English LearnersSupporting Success for Beginning English Language LearnersFor a recording of Debbie Zacarian's webinar, Unleashing the Power of Academic Language, please click here: http: //www.corwin.com/learning/zacarian.html