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Explicit Direct Instruction for English Learners

Explicit Direct Instruction for English Learners Author John R. Hollingsworth
ISBN-10 9781452283494
Release 2012-12-20
Pages 344
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Boost achievement for English learners in all subject areas! Building ELLs' language skills while teaching content is about to get easier. Hollingsworth and Ybarra combine the best of educational theory, brain research, and data analysis to bring you explicit direct instruction (EDI): a proven method for creating and delivering lessons that help students learn more and learn faster. Through classroom examples and detailed sample lessons, you'll learn how to: Craft lessons that ELs can learn the first time they're taught Check for understanding throughout each lesson Embed vocabulary development across the curriculum Address listening, speaking, reading, and writing in all lessons



Explicit Direct Instruction EDI

Explicit Direct Instruction  EDI Author John R. Hollingsworth
ISBN-10 9781506388816
Release 2017-09-07
Pages 248
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A proven approach to better teaching and learning. Hollingsworth and Ybarra have refined and extended their highly successful methods in the second edition of this invaluable bestseller. EDI helps teachers deliver well-designed lessons that significantly improve achievement for all learners. Written in an easy-to-read style, this updated resource provides teachers with fine-tuned strategies and samples that illustrate what EDI techniques look like in inclusive and diverse classrooms. Readers will find: • Strategies for student engagement • Expanded feedback strategies • Clear alignment to standards • A new strategy for skill development and guided practice • Expanded information about differentiation and scaffolding • An online bank of more than 1000 lessons



Explicit Instruction

Explicit Instruction Author Anita L. Archer
ISBN-10 9781609182281
Release 2011-02-22
Pages 290
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Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented--and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume. Purchasers can also download and print the reproducible materials for repeated use. Video clips demonstrating the approach in real classrooms are available at the authors' website: www.explicitinstruction.org. See also related DVDs from Anita Archer: Golden Principles of Explicit Instruction; Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Elementary Level; and Active Participation: Getting Them All Engaged, Secondary Level



Checking for Understanding

Checking for Understanding Author Douglas Fisher
ISBN-10 9781416619222
Release 2015-12-18
Pages 160
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A teacher presents a lesson, and at the end asks students if they understand the material. The students nod and say they get it. Later, the teacher is dismayed when many of the students fail a test on the material. Why aren’t students getting it? And, just as important, why didn’t the teacher recognize the problem? In Checking for Understanding, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey show how to increase students’ understanding with the help of creative formative assessments. When used regularly, formative assessments enable every teacher to determine what students know and what they still need to learn. Fisher and Frey explore a variety of engaging activities that check for and increase understanding, including interactive writing, portfolios, multimedia presentations, audience response systems, and much more. This new 2nd edition of Checking for Understanding has been updated to reflect the latest thinking in formative assessment and to show how the concepts apply in the context of Fisher and Frey’s work on gradual release of responsibility, guided instruction, formative assessment systems, data analysis, and quality instruction. Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey are the creators of the Framework for Intentional and Targeted (FIT) Teaching™. They are also the authors of numerous ASCD books, including The Formative Assessment Action Plan: Practical Steps to More Successful Teaching and Learning and the best-selling Enhancing RTI: How to Ensure Success with Effective Classroom Instruction and Intervention.



Language Learners in the English Classroom

Language Learners in the English Classroom Author Douglas Fisher
ISBN-10 PSU:000061083899
Release 2007
Pages 181
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Provides practical, research-based strategies for how to integrate teaching of vocabulary, grammar, fluency, and comprehension into the grade-level content of middle and high school English classrooms for English language learners.



Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners Author Thomas S. C. Farrell
ISBN-10 9781452294643
Release 2008-08-15
Pages 120
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This resource offers practical methods for helping ELLs succeed in reading, with strategies to increase fluency and comprehension, teach vocabulary and text structure, and more.



Introduction to Direct Instruction

Introduction to Direct Instruction Author Nancy E. Marchand-Martella
ISBN-10 0205377610
Release 2004
Pages 375
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A proven instructional teaching method--in a format you can use. Direct Instruction is a system of teaching that focuses on controlling all the variables that affect the performance of students. From DI lessons appropriate for specific content areas to assessment techniques and school-wide strategies, this book provides a clear overview to this successful and timely instructional strategy. Includes coverage of all academic areas with formats of actual Direct Instruction programs. Covers commercially available programs written by Siegfried Engelmann and colleagues. Explores the curricular and instructional elements central to Direct Instruction, and explores ways that teachers can extend the principles of DI to new lessons and content information. Discusses school-wide strategies and techniques, explaining how to produce effective school implementation through coaching, supervision, and tutoring. Provides direction on how to assess classroom and school-wide application of Direct Instruction. Each chapter is written by an expert in the Direct Instruction field, putting this text on the cutting edge of DI information.



Developing Reading and Writing in Second language Learners

Developing Reading and Writing in Second language Learners Author Diane August
ISBN-10 9780805862089
Release 2008
Pages 321
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A Co-Publication of Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. and The International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of the full volume Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. The Panel – a distinguished group of expert researchers in reading, language, bilingualism, research methods, and education – was appointed to identify, assess, and synthesize research on the literacy education of language-minority children and youth. In this book, chapters adapted from the original report concisely summarize what is known from empirical research about the development of literacy in language-minority children and youth, including development, environment, instruction, and assessment.



Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners

Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners Author Edward G. Lyon
ISBN-10 9781442231276
Release 2016-06-13
Pages 250
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Secondary Science Teaching for English Learners: Developing Supportive and Responsive Learning Context for Sense-making and Language Development provides a resource for multiple audiences, including pre- and in-service secondary science teachers, science teacher educators, instructional coaches, curriculum specialists, and administrators, to learn about a research-based approach to teaching science that responds to the growing population of English learners in the United States. The book offers clear definitions of pedagogical practices supported by classroom examples and a cohesive framework for teaching science in linguistically diverse classrooms. The Secondary Science Teaching with English Language and Literacy Acquisition (or SSTELLA) Framework addresses how learning science is enhanced through meaningful and relevant learning experiences that integrate discipline-specific literacy. In particular, four core science teaching practices are described: (1) contextualized science activity, (2) scientific sense-making through scientific and engineering practices, (3) scientific discourse, and (4) English language and disciplinary literacy development. These four core practices are supported by sound theory and research based on unscripted guidelines and flexible modifications of science lessons. Moreover, the four interrelated practices promote students’ use of core science ideas while reading, writing, talking, and doing science, thus reflecting principles from Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, and English language proficiency standards. Secondary Science Teaching provides readers with a historical and theoretical basis for integrating language, literacy, and science in multilingual science classrooms, and well as explicit models and guided support teachers in enacting effective teaching practices in the classroom, including comparative vignettes to distinguish between different types of classroom practice.



Explicit Instruction

Explicit Instruction Author Jennifer L. Goeke
ISBN-10 0205533280
Release 2009
Pages 132
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Presenting both a theoretical background as well as concrete strategies for classrooms, this book speaks to teachers about the necessity of becoming effective Explicit Instructors and gives them the tools to do so.



Literacy Development with English Learners Second Edition

Literacy Development with English Learners  Second Edition Author Lori Helman
ISBN-10 9781462526604
Release 2016-08-01
Pages 350
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As the number of students learning English in elementary schools across the country continues to grow, so does the body of research on their literacy development. This respected course text and teacher resource synthesizes cutting-edge scholarship on how to teach English learners (ELs) at all levels of English proficiency. Accessible chapters on key components of reading and writing combine theoretical issues with practical suggestions for the classroom. Case studies, vignettes, and samples of student work illustrate both the challenges facing emergent bilingual students and the types of high-quality instruction that can help them succeed. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research and key current topics, such as bilingual assessment. *Chapter on vocabulary instruction across the elementary grades. *Chapter on collaborative teaching and how to structure it. *Covers implementation of the Common Core State Standards with ELs.



Models of Teaching

Models of Teaching Author Jeanine M. Dell'Olio
ISBN-10 9781483316871
Release 2007-02-26
Pages 504
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Models of Teaching: Connecting Student Learning with Standards features classic and contemporary models of teaching appropriate to elementary and secondary settings. Authors Jeanine M. Dell'Olio and Tony Donk use detailed case studies to discuss 10 models of teaching and demonstrate how they can be connected to state content standards and benchmarks, as well as technology standards. This book provides readers with the theoretical and practical understandings of how to use models of teaching to both meet and exceed the growing expectations for research based instructional practices and student achievement.



Multiple Measures

Multiple Measures Author Joan Ardovino
ISBN-10 0761976809
Release 2000-03-31
Pages 114
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This easy-to-use guide to evaluating compensatory education programs offers a synthesis and an expansion of handouts, reports, graphs and charts, and communiques related to the authors’ work with 50 school districts.



Making Science Accessible to English Learners

Making Science Accessible to English Learners Author John Warren Carr
ISBN-10 9780914409403
Release 2007
Pages 123
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This updated edition of the bestselling guidebook helps middle and high school science teachers reach English learners in their classrooms. The guide offers practical guidance, powerful and concrete strategies, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any science class. It includes rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels; practical guidance and tips from the field; seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction; seven tools to promote academic language and scientific discourse; assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners; and two integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches. The volume is designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching science in classrooms where some students are also English learners.



Direct Instruction Reading

Direct Instruction Reading Author Douglas W. Carnine
ISBN-10 9780134255934
Release 2016-02-22
Pages 480
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Novice and expert teachers alike get the detailed guidance they need to be successful teaching any child who struggles with reading in the alphabetic writing system. Unique in its approach of leaving little to chance or guesswork, Direct Instruction Reading details how to teach, what to teach, why it is important to teach it, when to teach it, how long, how often, at what starting point in time, and to what criterion level of performance. For example, teaching format specify a) example words to teach; b) explicit directions for modeling how to read the words; c) explicit directions for how to guide students in their responses to teaching to teacher prompts; and d) explicit wording for correcting student errors. The book is designed to give both novice teachers with limited or no teaching experience, as well as the expert teacher with extensive teaching experience the detailed guidance they need to be successful teaching any child who struggles with reading in the alphabetic writing system. This new edition features chapter Learning Outcomes; a new chapter on Response to Intervention (RtI); information relating the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to the Direct Instruction approach; web resources, video links, and other general research reference sources; explicit references and links to the most rigorous research available through the Institute of Education Sciences (IES); and updated research throughout.



Guided Instruction

Guided Instruction Author Douglas Fisher
ISBN-10 9781416610687
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 139
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In this book, the authors explain why telling students things over and over--and perhaps more slowly and more loudly--does not result in understanding. Instead, discover how to use a combination of questions, prompts, cues, direct explanations, and modeling to guide students' learning and build their understanding. Explore an approach to instruction that ensures you make the four strategic moves that help students become more capable and independent learners: (1) using robust and productive questions to check for understanding; (2) giving students prompts that focus them on the thought process they need to complete a learning task; (3) providing students with cues that focus them on specific information, errors, or partial understandings; and (4) explaining and modeling when students do not have sufficient knowledge to complete tasks. Chapters include: (1) Scaffolds for Learning: The Key to Guided Instruction; (2) Questioning to Check for Understanding; (3) Prompting for Cognitive and Metacognitive Processes; (4) Cueing Students' Attention for Learning; (5) Direct Explanation, Modeling, and Motivation; and (6) Answers to Questions on Considerations and Logistics. The book also includes: An Introduction; References; Related ascd Resources: Guided Instruction; and a Study Guide for Guided Instruction: How to Develop Confident and Successful Learners.



Unlocking English Learners Potential

Unlocking English Learners  Potential Author Diane Staehr Fenner
ISBN-10 9781506352985
Release 2017-05-16
Pages 288
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NEW! Unlocking English Learners' Potential Strategies for Making Content Accessible Diane Staehr Fenner, Sydney Snyder Foreword by Lydia Breiseth A once-in-a-generation text for assisting a new generation of students Content teachers and ESOL teachers, take special note: if you're looking for a single resource to help your English learners meet the same challenging content standards as their English-proficient peers, your search is complete. Just dip into this toolbox of strategies, examples, templates, and activities from ELL authorities Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder. The best part? No prior training assumed! You'll find inside every last how-to including: * How to scaffold instruction across content and grade levels * How to build background knowledge * How to analyze text through close reading and text dependent questions * How to promote oral language and vocabulary development * How to evaluate and use formative assessment $29.95, 320 pages, D17100-978-1-5063-5277-0