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Jane D. Hill & Kirsten B. Miller (McREL)
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Language has always been the medium of instruction, but what happens when it becomes a barrier to learning? In this book, Jane Hill and Kirsten Miller take the reenergized strategies from the second edition of Classroom Instruction That Works and apply them to students in the process of acquiring English. New features in this edition include
Whether your students are learning English as a second language or are native English speakers who need help with their language development, this practical, research-based book provides the guidance necessary to ensure better results for all.
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As a McREL principal consultant, JANE D. HILL consults and trains teachers and administrators nationally and internationally. She collaborates with state departments of education to offer a long-term professional development program for instructional leadership teams interested in leading reform efforts related to English language learners. Before joining McREL, she worked for 29 years as a speech/language specialist in the areas of bilingual special education and language acquisition. She is a coauthor of the first edition of Classroom Instruction That Works for English Language Learners. Jane can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a lead consultant in McREL’s Communications department, KIRSTEN B. MILLER writes and edits a wide range of reports, articles, and other publications. She has published articles in Educational Leadership, ASCD Express, Principal Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, and Principals Research Review. Kirsten can be contacted at email@example.com.
About McREL: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) is a nationally recognized, nonprofit education research and development organization, headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Melbourne, Australia. Since 1966, McREL has helped translate research and professional wisdom about what works in education into practical guidance for educators. Our 120-plus staff members and affiliates include respected researchers, experienced consultants, and published writers who provide educators with research-based guidance, consultation, and professional development for improving student outcomes. Contact us if you have questions or comments or would like to arrange a presentation, workshop, or other assistance from McREL in applying the ideas from this book in your district, school, or classroom.
English language learning | classroom design | instructional time | student achievement | teaching methods
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