This fall, the California Department of Education is going to be publishing a new book that looks like it may be useful to ESL/EFL teachers
Here’s their announcement:
Improving Education for English Learners: Research-Based Approaches
CDE Press is pleased to announce the upcoming release of this publication in fall 2009 (pending final CDE approval).
It summarizes the latest research on instruction for English learners. Contributors are experts with much experience in teaching English learners at the elementary and secondary levels.
Schooling English Learners: Contexts and Challenges by Veronica Aguila
Research to Guide English Language Development Instruction by William Saunders and Claude Goldenberg
English Language Development: Issues and Implementation at Grades K-5 by Marguerite Ann Snow and Anne Katz
English Language Development: Issues and Implementation at Grades 6-12 by Susana Dutro and Kate Kinsella
Effective Literacy Instruction for English Learners by Diane August and Timothy Shanahan
Programs and Practices for Effective Sheltered Content Instruction by Jana Echevarria and Deborah Short
Dual-Language Programs for English Learners by Kathryn Lindholm-Leary and Fred Genesee
A Contemporary View of the Design and Delivery of English-Medium Programs for English Learners by David Dolson and Lauri Burnham-Massey
You can go to the CDE Press website for more information.