Publication Date: September 12, 2008
Series: Language and Literacy Series
Learn how you can build on ELL students’ language skills, explain the many idiosyncrasies of the English language and U.S. school culture, and involve students in their own learning.
Maria Uribe is the principal of Goldrick Elementary, an urban school in Denver, Colorado. Sally Nathenson-Mejía is an associate professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. Together they have presented workshops and in-services on literacy to teachers around the greater Denver metro area.
“This will be a book that is read and re-read by practitioners and quoted often in the literature.”
—From the Foreword by Kathy Escamilla, University of Colorado, Boulder
“A clearly organized guide for teaching literacy to English Language Learners.”
—David and Yvonne Freeman, The University of Texas at Brownsville
“An invaluable text for teachers and teacher educators.”
—Bertha Pérez, The University of Texas, San Antonio
“With a sound theoretical grounding, this book provides an abundance of practical teaching ideas.”
—Jana Echevarria, California State University, Long Beach