Professional Development in Action: Improving Teaching for English Learners is the title of a new free report from The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA).
Here’s how they describe it:
This monograph showcases professional development projects by school districts and colleges of education which train teachers to work successfully with English learners across the nation. The papers we present here offer real-life examples of successful and innovative practices, including institutionalized mentoring programs, new classroom methodologies, best practices for ELs with disabilities, collaboration between colleges of education and school districts, and the evaluation of PD programs.
It’s pretty long (140 pages) and I haven’t had it in me yet to look it over carefully, but there appears to be some useful material in it…