Resources for Academic Language Instruction: Books & Articles
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Resources for Academic Language Instruction: Books & Articles

Books: Calderon, M. (2007) Teaching reading to English language learners, Grades 6-12. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Gibbons, P. (2009). English learners academic literacy and thinking: learning in the challenge zone. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Zwiers, J. (2014). Building academic language: Meeting Common Core Standards Across Disciplines. (2nd Edition) San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, … Continue reading

Teaching about Academic Language: 15 Things I would like educators to know
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Teaching about Academic Language: 15 Things I would like educators to know

By Susan Ranney, from the Teacher Education Pedagogies Learning Series University of Minnesota, February 16, 2017 Academic language is not just the language of school – It goes beyond school tasks. Other languages and styles of speaking can be used in learning. Teaching academic language doesn’t require being exclusive or discriminatory to other forms of … Continue reading