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Now you can use the reenergized framework from the second edition of our best-selling guide Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition, to improve the instruction of English language learners (ELL) too. This all-new edition of Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners strengthens your instructional planning and makes it easier to know when to use research-based instructional strategies with ELL students in every grade level. New tools and steps help you align your instruction of second-language learners to the higher-order thinking skills called for in Common Core State Standards. A new template helps you select key vocabulary and grammar to design instruction that helps students engage in productive academic discussions. This comprehensive instructional guide for mainstream teachers of students acquiring English includes teaching tips with each strategy to make it easier to work with all students, no matter what their stage of language proficiency.
(ASCD book copublished with McREL, 2013) 8" x 10", 179 pages.
Drawing from his 26 years of experience, award-winning former principal Tim R. Westerberg explains how any high school can improve by eliminating general and remedial tracks, providing students the support they need to meet college- and career-prep standards, and ending curriculum anarchy with clear instructional goals.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.