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Transforming schools for English learners : a comprehensive framework for school leaders

Author: Debbie Zacarian
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Position your school to successfully teach English learners. Could your school be more effective at instructing its English learners? Whether you are just beginning to work with an emergent population or need to improve your program, this book provides a research-based and practical approach for creating a school environment where ELs can flourish. The author addresses such critical topics as: Selecting the
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zacarian, Debbie.
Transforming schools for English learners.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, ©2011
(DLC) 2010051779
(OCoLC)681497784
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debbie Zacarian
ISBN: 9781452224350 1452224358 9781452239392 1452239398 9781452219707 1452219702
OCLC Number: 806034386
Notes: Machine generated contents note: Dedication and AcknowledgmentsPublisher's AcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIntroduction1. Introduction to administering schools with a growing population of ELLs2. Developing a rationale for a district or school's English language education program model for its ELLs3. Selecting effective program models4. Developing, implementing, and/or strengthening the English as a Second Language component5. The subject matter component of an English language education program6. The importance of parent engagement7. Identifying and working with English language learners with learning differences and learning disabilities8. Making data driven decisions based on effective measures of student performanceGlossaryIndex.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 187 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Administering schools with English learners --
Developing a rationale for programming by understanding key historical events, principles, and program model types --
Selecting effective program models --
Designing, implementing, and/or strengthening the English as a second language component --
Addressing the subject matter component of an English language education program --
Emphasizing the importance of parent engagement --
Identifying and working with English learners with learning differences and learning disabilities --
Making data-driven decisions based on effective measures of student performance.
Responsibility: Debbie Zacarian.

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"The author provides practical suggestions to help school administrators, policymakers, and stakeholders build a school environment where an English language learner program can flourish." -- Ann Read more...

 
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