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Bilingual Education

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby María Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learnersby Thomas Levine; Elizabeth Howard; David Moss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources, experts, preservice teachers, their own practice, and each other. The teacher education professionals leverage their experience to offer theoretical... more...

  • Moving From Spoken to Written Language With ELLsby Ivannia Soto

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 31.95

    Mastering spoken language is the key to writing success for English Language Learning ELLs struggle to meet the writing demands of the Common Core State Standards. In this book, ELL expert Ivannia Soto demonstrates how oral language development is the key to building writing skills. She offers educators a powerful set of tools for implementation... more...

  • Language Policy Processes and Consequencesby Sarah Catherine K. Moore

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    This book accessibly and comprehensively outlines the highly complex case of the English-only movement and educational language policy in Arizona. It ranges from early Proposition 203 implementation to an investigation of what Structured English Immersion (SEI) policy looks like in today's classrooms, and concludes with a discussion on what the various... more...

  • Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learnersby Gladis Kersaint; Denisse R. Thompson; Mariana Petkova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Today's mathematics classrooms increasingly include students for whom English is a second language. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides readers a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the secondary mathematics classroom.... more...

  • Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Centuryby Kassem M. Wahba; Zeinab A. Taha; Liz England

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00

    This landmark volume offers an introduction to the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign or second language. Recent growth in student numbers and the demand for new and more diverse Arabic language programs of instruction have created a need that has outpaced the ability of teacher preparation programs to provide sufficient numbers of well-qualified... more...

  • State Assessment Policy and Practice for English Language Learnersby Charlene Rivera; Eric Collum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    State Assessment Policy and Practice for English Language Learners presents three significant studies, each examining a different aspect of states' strategies for including English language learners in state assessments. *an Analysis of State Assessment Policies Regarding Accommodations for English Language Learners; *a Survey and Description of... more...

  • Flexible Multilingual Educationby Jean-Jacques Weber

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children?s needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children?s actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and professional... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Bilingualismby Enlli Môn Thomas; Ineke Mennen

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book provides a contemporary approach to the study of bilingualism. Drawing on contributions from leading experts in the field, this book brings together - in a single volume - a selection of the exciting work conducted as part of the programme of the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University, Wales.... more...

  • Founding a School in Franceby Jane Box-Grainger

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.99

    For many pupils over the past thirty years one of the highlights of their school life has been their trip to the little village of Veyrines-de-Domme in the heart of rural France. Since L'École Hampshire was established here in 1982, thousands of children and older students have benefited from a curriculum that, in creative and innovative ways,... more...