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CAL Digest Series

CAL Digest Series 1 book coverSeries 1: Complete Collection

The CAL Complete Digest Series includes all the digests from the Series 2-4 as well as the digests listed below.

Second Language Learning

Action Research
Brain Research: Implications for Second Language Learning
Considerations in Developing and Using Computer-Adaptive Tests to Assess Second Language Proficiency
Contextual Factors in Second Language Acquisition
Culture in Second Language Teaching
Fostering Second Language Development in Young Children
A Global Perspective on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
Language Teaching Methodology
Lexical Approach to Second Language Teaching
The Role of Metacognition in Second LanguageTeaching and Learning
Strategy Training for Second Language Learners
Second Language Acquisition and Technology: A Review of the Research

Dialects and Language Variation

Ebonic Need Not Be English
Teaching About Dialects
Using Call-and-Response to Facilitate Language Mastery and Literacy Acquisition Among African American Students
Vernacular Dialects in U.S. Schools

$29.95 CAL-9200DIG1

CAL Digest Series 2 book coverSeries 2: English Language Learners

A National Study of School Effectiveness for Language Minority Students' Long-Term Academic Achievement
English Language Learners
Assessment Portfolios: Including English Language Learners in Large-Scale Assessments
Building Partnerships with Latino Immigrant Parents
Considerations in Developing and Using Computer-Adaptive Tests to Assess Second Language Proficiency
Cross-Age Tutoring in the Literacy Club
Developing Language Proficiency and Connecting School to Students' Lives: Two Standards for Effective Teaching
Dialogue Journals: Interactive Writing to Develop Language Literacy
Dropout Intervention and Language Minority Youth
English Language Learners and High-Stakes Tests: An Overview of the Issues
English Language Learners with Special Needs: Effective Instructional Strategies
The ESL Standards: Bridging the Academic Gap for English Language Learners
Establishing an Effective Newcomer Program
Examining Latino Paraeducators' Interactions With Latino Students
From At-Risk to Excellence: Principles for Practice
Generation 1.5 Students and College Writing
Improving Classroom Instruction and Student Learning for Resilient and Non-resilient English Language Learners
Integrated Skills in the ESL/EFL Classroom
Nonnative-English-Speaking Teachers in the English Teaching Profession
Promoting Language Proficiency and Academic Achievement Through Cooperation
Promoting Secondary School Transitionsfor Immigrant Adolescents
Promoting Successful Transition to the Mainstream: Effective Instructional Strategies for Bilingual Students
Reforming Mathematics Instructionfor ESL Literacy Students
Scaffold for School-Home Collaboration: Enhancing Reading and Language Development
School/Community Partnerships to Support Language Minority Student Success
Some Program Alternatives for English Language Learners
Strategies for Success: Engaging Immigrant Students in Secondary Schools
Teaching English Abroad: An Introduction
Ten Common Fallacies About Bilingual Education
Textbook Selection for the ESL Classroom
Thematic Literature and Curriculum for English Language Learners in Early Childhood Education
Think Aloud Protocols:Teaching Reading Processes to Young Bilingual Students
Tracking “Untracking”: Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Educational Innovation
Using Cognitive Strategies to Develop English Language and Literacy
Working With Young English Language Learners: Some Considerations

$15.95 CAL-9200DIG2

CAL Digest Series 3 book coverSeries 3: Professional Development for Language Teachers

Cultural Diversity and Language Socialization in the Early Years
Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers
Educating Hispanic Students: Effective Instructional Practices
Family Visits Benefit Teachers and Families—and Students Most of All
Leading for Diversity: How School Leaders Achieve Racial and Ethnic Harmony
Linking Home and School Through Children's Questions That Followed Family Science Workshops
Myths and MisconceptionsAbout Second Language Learning
Nongraded Primary Programs: Possibilities for Improving Practice for Teachers
Professional Development for Language Teachers
Professional Developmentfor Teachers in Culturally Diverse Schools
Programs That Prepare Teachers to Work Effectively With Students Learning English
Research Insights on Second Language Writing Instruction
The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Tool for Teacher–Researcher Collaboration and Professional Development
Standards for Professional Development: A Sociocultural Perspective
Teaching Educators About Language: Principles, Structures, and Challenges
Teaching Language Minority Students in Elementary Schools
Teaching Secondary Language Minority Students
What Early Childhood Teachers Need to Know About Language
What Elementary Teachers Need to Know About Language

$12.95 CAL-9200DIG3

CAL Digest Series 4 book coverSeries 4: Foreign and Heritage Language Education

Foreign Language Instruction

African Languages at the K–12 Level
American Sign Language as a Foreign Language
Considerations in Developing and Using Computer-Adaptive Tests to Assess Second Language Proficiency
Curricular Models for University African Language Programs
Eight Approaches to Language Teaching
Foreign Language Exploratory Programs:Introduction To Language Learning
Guidelines for Starting an Elementary School Foreign Language Program
Integrating Foreign Language and Content Instruction in Grades K–8
Languages Across the Curriculum
Meeting the National Standards: Now What Do I Do?
Model Early Foreign Language Programs: Key Elements
Partners in Pedagogy: Collaboration Between University and Secondary School Foreign Language Teachers
Planning for Success: Common Pitfalls in the Planning of Early Foreign Language Programs
Promoting a Language Proficient Society: What You Can Do
Reading with a Purpose: Communicative Reading Tasks for the Foreign Language Classroom
Scheduling Foreign Languages on the Block
Simulated Oral Proficiency Interviews: Recent Developments
Teaching Foreign Languages to At-Risk Learners
Thematic, Communicative Language Teaching in the K–8 Classroom
What Parents Want to Know About Foreign Language Immersion Programs
What We Can Learn From Foreign Language Teaching in Other Countries

Two-Way Immersion

Development and Maintenance of Two-Way Immersion Programs: Advice from Practitioners
Impact of Two-Way Immersion on Students'Attitudes Toward School and College
In Their Own Words: Two-Way Immersion Teachers Talk About Their Professional Experiences
Two-Way Immersion Programs: Features and Statistics

Heritage Languages

Chinese Heritage Community Language Schoolsin the United States
Heritage Spanish Speakers'Language Learning Strategies
Involuntary Language Loss Among Immigrants: Asian-American Linguistic Autobiographies
Selecting Materials to Teach Spanish to Spanish Speakers
Spanish for Spanish Speakers: Developing Dual Language Proficiency
Tapping a National Resource: Heritage Languages in the United States

$15.95 CAL-9200DIG4