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Library Resources for Teaching English in the Classroom 

Over the past two decades, the number of non-native English speakers in the United States school system has more than doubled.i These demographic changes have put greater emphasis on the challenges involved in teaching English language Learners (ELLs), which range from issues in communication among teachers, students and parents, and the pace of lessons in the …

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Closing the Achievement Gap: How to Reach Limited-Formal-Schooling and Long-Term English Learners 

Title: Closing the achievement gap : how to reach limited-formal-schooling and long-term English learners Authors: Yvonne S. Freeman, David E. Freeman & Sandra Mercuri Publisher: Heinemann Call Number: PE1128.A2 F744 2002 From the Publisher: Struggling older English learners pose a real challenge for educators. Some of these students are new arrivals with limited or …

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Practicing what we teach: How culturally responsive literacy classrooms make a difference 

Title: Practicing what we teach: How culturally responsive literacy classrooms make a difference Editors: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt and Althier M. Lazar Publisher: Teachers College Press Call Number: LB1715 .P674 2011 From the Publisher: "This readable book features K–12 teachers and teacher educators who report their experiences of culturally responsive literacy teaching in primarily high …

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The building blocks of preschool success 

Title: The building blocks of preschool success Author: Katherine A. Beauchat, Katrin L. Blamey, Sharon Walpole Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2010. Check it out: LB1140.3 .B43 2010 From the Publisher: Written expressly for preschool teachers, this engaging book explains the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of implementing best practices for instruction in the …

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