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Quality Counts 2009: Portrait of a Population
How English-Language Learners Are Putting Schools to the Test
CAL worked with Education Week to create a downloadable PDF of selected articles from the recent Quality Counts 2009.

This PDF features three articles from the report that reference CAL's work on the education of English language learners. Learn more.

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CAL Digests
Download free digests related to language learning, including our two newest digests relating to PreK-12 English language education:

Principles of Instructed Second Language Acquisition NEW

Integrated Content and Language Instruction NEW

Singable Books: Sing and Read Your Way to English Proficiency NEW


English Language Learners


Publications and Resources

CAL offers a variety of resources related to instruction for English language learners in Grades PreK–12. Click on any of the titles below to learn more.

Be Who You Are: Refugee Youth in the United States (Video)

CAL Digest Series 1: The Complete Collection

CAL Digest Series 2: English Language Learners

CAL Digest Series 3: Professional Development for Language Teachers

Communicative Math and Science Teaching (Video)

Creating Access: Language and Academic Programs for Secondary School Newcomers

Designing Effective Activity Centers for Diverse Learners: A Guide for Engaging Students in Reading Comprehension Using Instructional Conversation (Video)

Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth

Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth

English Language Learners with Special Education Needs: Identification, Assessment, and Instruction

Enhancing English Language Learning in Elementary Classrooms

Enriching Content Classes for Secondary ESOL Students

Five Standards for Effective Pedagogy (CD-Rom Series)

Helping English Learners Succeed: An Overview of the SIOP Model (Video)

How to Integrate Language and Content Instruction: A Training Manual

Integrating Language and Content in Secondary School: Instructional Strategies and Thematic Units

Literacy and Language Diversity in the United States

Making Content Comprehensible for English Language Learners: The SIOP Model

Meeting the Challenge of Teaching Linguistically Diverse Students (Video Series)

Pathways to Multilingualism: Evolving Perspectives on Immersion Education

Professional Development for Bilingual and ESL Paraprofessionals: The Aspire Curriculum

Program Alternatives for Linguistically Diverse Students

Realizing the Vision of Two-Way Immersion: Fostering Effective Program

The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol: A Tool for Teacher-Researcher Collaboration and Professional Development

SIOP Model Digest Series

The SIOP Model: Sheltered Instruction for Academic Achievement (Video)

SIOP Package

Teaching Alive! A Case Studies Series

Two-Way Immersion Resource Collection

Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction

What Teachers Need to Know About Language

What’s Different About Teaching Reading to Students Learning English? 2007 Edition

Why Reading Is Hard

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