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Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners

Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners
A Leader's Guide

© 2015 | 176 pages | Corwin

Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively.

The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive.

In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement.

Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include

This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.


“We have used Collaboration and Co-Teaching to strengthen the types of support that ELL Specialists offer classroom teachers. Having a systematic, collaborative process to create a school-wide success model for ELL students benefits everyone in education with the reward of student achievement. Our district is looking forward to using A Leader’s Guide as a way of strengthening our professional development and collaborative efforts towards quality instruction for English Learners.”
—Heidi LaMare, Supervisor of Programs for ELL Students
Bellevue School District, WA

"Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners: A Leaders Guide is a critical addition to every new and experienced educational leader’s bookshelf. Schools that succeed with increasingly diverse populations are able to leverage every asset through collaborations and partnerships. This is a guidebook by trusted experts that will help any preK-12 program follow that path to success.
—Karen N. Nemeth, Author/Consultant
Language Castle LLC


About the Authors
1. Why Do Collaborative Services Make Sense for English Language Learners?
2. What Are Collaborative Program Models to Serve ELLs?
3. How Do You Support Shared Curriculum Development and Implementation for the Sake of ELLs?
4. How Do You Support Collaborative Instructional and Assessment Practices for ELLs?
5. What Are the Nuts and Bolts of Coordinating Collaborative Teaching for ELLs?
6. What Type of Professional Learning Is Needed to Work with ELLs Effectively?
7. What Type of Leadership is Needed for Integrated, Collaborative Schools?


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ISBN: 9781452241968