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Instructional Resources

  • Strategy Websites
    • The Teacher Toolkit - Various techniques and strategies demonstrated with short video clips (less than 5 minutes). Also included are instructions and templates for most strategies.
    • The Teaching Channel - "Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watchshare, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow."
    • ReadWriteThink: Strategy Guides - "Strategy guides define and provide examples of effective literacy teaching and learning strategies and offer a wealth of related resources to help sharpen your instruction."
    • Articles, Blog Posts, Podcasts
    • Recommended Reading
      • 99 ideas and activities for teaching English learners with the SIOP modelVogt, M., & Echevarría, J. (2011). Boston: Pearson Allyn and Bacon.
      • 99 more ideas and activities for teaching English learners with the SIOP® model.Vogt, M., Echevarría, J., & Washam, M. A. (2015). Boston: Pearson.
      • Academic language! Academic literacy!: a guide for K-12 educatorsJohnson, E. R. (2009). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
      • EL Excellence Every Day: the Flip-to Guide for Differentiating Academic LiteracySinger, Tonya Ward. Corwin, 2018.
      • Making content comprehensible for English learners: the SIOP modelEchevarria, J., Vogt, M., & Short, D. J. (2017).  Boston: Pearson.

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