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Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

January 22, 2015

This is a book that might be of interest to teachers and program administrators, from the folks at the Center for Applied Linguistics.

Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas

Published by Center for Applied Linguistics

DevelopingAcademicLiteracyandLanguage

Based on a 21st century approach to academic literacy that is aligned with today’s rigorous standards, this resource provides research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help educators develop effective classroom activities. Developing Academic Literacy and Language in the Content Areas focuses on helping English learners develop academic literacy and language skills while also developing content knowledge. The components are described below and include a comprehensive workbook supported by authentic classroom video and two complete unit plans on CD-ROM.  2014

More here.

Here’s another one. This is on Sheltered Instruction, which is how kids in immersion are taught material in the Mandarin.

Learning the SIOP Model

Jennifer Himmel and Julie Mazrum

Published by Center for Applied Linguistics

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Learning the SIOP Model is a practical, hands-on tool for educators to learn more about the SIOP Model and how to use it with greater effectiveness. It can be used by those who are new to the SIOP Model and by those who are already familiar with it and are seeking to enhance the effectiveness of their implementation.

Learning the SIOP Model has two components: a DVD with authentic classroom video and a companion viewers guide with information for viewing the video and hands-on resources for use in professional development and in the classroom.

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