TTC Course Resources

EAL Strategies for the Mainstream Classroom

Web Resources

Academic Language and Literacy:

Alliance at Brown University:

Australian Council of TESOL Associations:

British Council:

Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers:

Center for Applied Linguistics:

¡Colorín Colorado!:

E. L. Achieve:

National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (United Kingdom):

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition:

New Zealand:

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL):

Understanding Language: Language Literacy and Learning

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Print Resources

Alford, B. J. & Niño, M.C. (2011). Leading academic achievement for English language learners: A guide for principals, Corwin.

Barger-Anderson, R., Isherwood, R.S., & Merhaut, J. (2013), Strategic co-teaching in your school: Using the co-design model, Paul Brookes.

Beeman, K. Urow, C. (2013). Teaching for biliteracy: Strengthening bridges between languages. Caslon Publishing.

Booth Olson, C.B., Scarcella, R., & Matuchniak, T. (2015). Helping English learners to write: Meeting common core standards, Grades 6-12, Teachers College Press.

Boyd-Batstone, P. (2013). Helping English language learners meet the common core: Assessment and instructional strategies K-12, Eye on Education.

Calderón, M. (2012). Breaking through: Effective instruction and assessment for reaching English learners, Solution Tree.

Cenoz, J. & Gorter, D. (2015). (ED.). Multilingual education: Between language learning and translanguaging, Cambridge University Press.

de Jong, E. (2010). Foundations for multilingualism in education: From principles to practice, Caslon Publishing.

De Oliveira, L. C. & Morris, C. W. (2015). Preparing school counselors for English language learners, TESOL Press.

Educating English Language Learners: Connecting Language, Literacy, and Culture (2010), ASCD DVD Series.

Fenner, D. S. (2014). Advocating for English learners: A guide for educators, Corwin Press.

Gibbons, P. (2015). (2nd Ed.). Scaffolding language, scaffolding learning: Teaching English language learners in the mainstream classroom, Heinemann.

Goldenberg, C. & Coleman, R. (2010). Promoting academic achievement among English learners: A guide to the research, Corwin Press.

Hakuta, K. & Santos, M. (Co-Chairs) et al (2013). Understanding Language: Language, Literacy, and Learning in the Content Areas. Available:

Heritage, M., Walqui, A., & Linquanti, R. (2015). English language learners and the new standards: Developing language, content knowledge, and analytical practices in the classroom, West Ed Publications.

Honigsfeld, A. & Dove, M. G. (2015). Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Leader’s Guide, Corwin Press.

Lightbown, P. & Spada, N. (2013). (4th Ed.). How languages are learned, Oxford University Press.

Mora-Flores, E. (2011). Connecting content and language for English learners, Shell Publications.

Moses, L. (2015). Supporting English learners in the reading workshop, Heinemann.

Murawski, W. W. (2010). Collaborative teaching in the elementary school, Making the co-teaching marriage work, Corwin Press.

Nemeth, K. N. (2014). Young dual-language learners: A guide for pre-K-3 leaders, Caslon Publishing.

Rojas, V.P. (2007). Strategies for success with English language learners: An ASCD action tool, ASCD.

Valdés. G., Menken, K. & Castro, M. (2015). Common core, bilingual and English language learners: A resource for educators, Caslon Publishing.

Wagner, S. & King, T. (2012). Implementing effective instruction for English language learners: 12 key practices for administrators, teachers, and leadership teams, Caslon Publishing.

Wei, L. & Garcia, O. (2013). Translanguaging: Language, bilingualism and education. Taylor & Francis.

Zacarian, D. (2011). Transforming schools for English learners: A comprehensive framework for school leaders. Corwin Press.

Zwiers, J., O’Hara, S., Pritchard, R. (2014). Common core standards in diverse classrooms: Essential practices for developing academic language and disciplinary literacy, grades 2-12, Stenhouse Publishers.