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Use this new program to help mainstream teachers and other educators in your school raise the literacy achievement of English language learners (ELL) in all grade levels. Showing the video, along with the workshop outlines and handouts from the Facilitator’s Guide, at your next teacher professional development meeting gives audiences a deeper understanding of the linguistic needs of English language learners and introduces them to classroom-proven strategies for teaching ELL students reading and writing skills.
The accompanying Facilitator’s Guide has agendas for seven different workshops, plus all the handouts and overheads you need, and a selection of articles you can duplicate and distribute to workshop participants.
(ASCD DVD, 2006) One DVD with a comprehensive Facilitator's Guide.
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.