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Spring Conference – Special Offer

Save 10% on select titles
CAL is offering a special discount on these publications for a limited time.

Offer available from 3.15.11 to 4.15.11.

 

An Insider’s Guide to SIOP Coaching coverAn Insider’s Guide to SIOP Coaching
This publication is designed for district and site coaches, staff developers, mentors, teachers and others who know the SIOP Model and are helping teachers implement it in their instruction. The guide offers practical sugges­tions for developing productive coaching relationships, helping teachers with effective SIOP lesson planning, and planning and sustaining SIOP coaching over time. Order online at the CAL Store.

 

English Language Learners with Special Education Needs coverEnglish Language Learners with Special Education Needs
This book describes the challenges involved in identifying, placing, and teach­ing English language learners with special education needs. It describes model programs and approaches, including early intervention programs, assessment methods, parent/school collaboration, and native and dual language instruction. Order online at the CAL Store.

 

From Spanish to English coverFrom Spanish to English: Reading and Writing for English Language Learners Kindergarten Through Third Grade
This book and two companion CDs were developed to help ease the challenge of teaching English language learners in Grades K–3 to read and write in English by providing real-life examples, analyses, and instructional strategies. Order online at the CAL Store.

 

Literacy and Language Diversity coverLiteracy and Language Diversity in the United States
This updated edition looks at differences between the literacy performance and educational achievement of language minority students and native speak­ers of English in the U.S., and at the social and educational policy debates that surround literacy in the 21st century.
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Professional Development for Bilingual and ESL Paraprofessionals coverProfessional Development for Bilingual and ESL Paraprofessionals: The Aspire Curriculum
This curriculum provides professional development materials designed to give paraprofessionals simple, flexible strategies to help their students acquire literacy skills and learn academic content. The manual includes workshop agendas, presentation notes, overhead transparency masters, and handout master. Order online at the CAL Store.

 

Reading and Adult English Language Learners coverReading and Adult English Language Learners
This book summarizes the research on adult English language learners reading English and offers ESL teachers and administrators' suggestions for instruction, and points to areas where further research is needed.
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What Teachers Need to Know About Language
Teachers need deep, broad knowledge about language to support their students’ language and literacy development. Five commentaries on this topic, from the perspectives of early childhood education, teacher certification, and teacher preparation and professional development, point out the value of improving educators’ understanding about language. Order online at the CAL Store.

 

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