ISBN-10:
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ISBN-13:
9781452257822
Pub. Date:
03/05/2013
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SAGE Publications
Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies / Edition 1

Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781452257822
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/05/2013
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 383,763
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Maria G. Dove, Ed D, is Associate Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York, where she teaches preservice and inservice teachers about the research and best practices for developing effective programs and school policies for English learners. Before entering the field of higher education, she worked for over thirty years as an English-as-a-second-language teacher in public school settings (Grades K–12) and in adult English language programs in Nassau County, New York.

In 2010, she received the Outstanding ESOL Educator Award from New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL). She frequently provides professional development for educators throughout the United States on the teaching of diverse students. She also serves as a mentor for new ESOL teachers as well as an instructional coach for general-education teachers and literacy specialists. She has published articles and book chapters on collaborative teaching practices, instructional leadership, and collaborative coaching. With Andrea Honigsfeld, she coauthored five best-selling Corwin books, Collaboration and Co-Teaching: Strategies for English Learners (2010), Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K–5: English Language Arts Strategies (2013), and Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades 6–12: English Language Arts Strategies (2013), Collaboration and Co-Teaching: A Leader’s Guide (2015), Coteaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection (2018). The same writing team also co-edited, Coteaching and Other Collaborative Practices in the EFL/ESL Classroom: Rationale, Research, Reflections, and Recommendations (2012), published by Information Age. With Audrey Cohan, she also coauthored Beyond Core Expectations: A Schoolwide Framework for Serving the Not-So-Common Learner (2014).



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Andrea Honigsfeld, Ed D, is Associate Dean and Professor in the Division of Education at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. She directs a doctoral program in Educational Leadership for Diverse Learning Communities. Before entering the field of teacher education, she was an English-as-a-foreign-language teacher in Hungary (Grades 5–8 and adult) and an English-as-a-second-language teacher in New York City (Grades K–3 and adult). She also taught Hungarian at New York University.

She was the recipient of a doctoral fellowship at St. John’s University, New York, where she conducted research on individualized instruction and learning styles. She has published extensively on working with English language learners and providing individualized instruction based on learning style preferences. She received a Fulbright Award to lecture in Iceland in the fall of 2002. In the past twelve years, she has been presenting at conferences across the United States, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, the Philippines, and the United Arab Emirates. She frequently offers staff development, primarily focusing on effective differentiated strategies and collaborative practices for English-as-a-second-language and general-education teachers. She coauthored Differentiated Instruction for At-Risk Students (2009) and co-edited the five-volume Breaking the Mold of Education series (2010–2013), published by Rowman and Littlefield. She is also the co-author of Core Instructional Routines: Go-To Structures for Effective Literacy Teaching, K–5 and 6–12 (2014), published by Heinemann. With Maria Dove, she co-edited Coteaching and Other Collaborative Practices in the EFL/ESL Classroom: Rationale, Research, Reflections, and Recommendations (2012) and co-authored Collaboration and Co-Teaching: Strategies for English Learners (2010), Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K–5: English Language Arts Strategies (2013), Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades 6–12: English Language Arts Strategies (2013), Beyond Core Expectations: A Schoolwide Framework for Serving the Not-So-Common Learner (2014), Collaboration and Co-Teaching: A Leader’s Guide (2015), Coteaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection (2018), five of which are Corwin bestsellers.


Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Introduction
Who Are Our Not So Common Learners?
The Standards Movement
Common Core Advances
Application of the Common Core to Address Individual Differences
Student Diversity and Teacher Challenges
What Is Not Covered in the Common Core Document
Focus on Research-Based Strategies to Address Learning Needs
2. Strategies for Academic Language Development
Why Diverse Learners Need Explicit Instruction in Academic Language?
Core Language and Vocabulary Strategies
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Knowledge and Application of Language
Conventions of Standard English
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
3. Reading Strategies for Literature
Why Teaching Diverse Learners Reading Strategies Promotes Comprehension of Literary Texts
Core Reading Strategies
Key Ideas and Details
Craft and Structure
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
4. Reading Strategies for Informational Texts
Why Teaching Diverse Learners Reading Strategies Promotes Comprehension of Informational Texts
Core Reading Strategies
Key Ideas and Details
Craft and Structure
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
5. Reading Foundational Skills
Why Explicit Instruction in Basic Literacy Skills is Necessary?
Core Reading Strategies
Print Concepts
Phonological Awareness
Phonics and Word Recognition
Fluency
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
6. Writing Strategies
Why Explicit Strategy Instruction Improves the Writing of Diverse Learners
Core Writing Strategies
Text Types and Purposes
Production and Distribution of Writing
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Range of Writing
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
7. Speaking and Listening Strategies
Why Speaking and Listening Skills Improve the Overall Academic
Development of Diverse Learners
Core Speaking and Listening Strategies
Comprehension and Collaboration
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
Anticipated Outcomes
Instructional Challenges
Promising Classroom Practices
Common Core Standards—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
8. Key to Successful Implementation: Collaborative Strategies
Why Collaborative Practices Help Meet the Common Core
Core Collaborative Strategies
Instructional
Curriculum Mapping and Alignment
Joint Instructional Planning
Parallel Teaching
Co-developing Instructional Materials
Collaborative Assessment
Co-teaching
Noninstructional
Joint Professional Development
Teacher Research
Joint Parent-Teacher Conferences and Report Card Writing
Planning, Facilitating, and Participating in Extracurricular Activities
Anticipated Outcomes
Challenges
Common Core Collaborations—(Un)Common Reflection Questions
Key Resources
References
Index

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Common Core for the Not-So-Common Learner, Grades K-5: English Language Arts Strategies 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is not worth the money if you are already a credentialed teacher. It is more like a textbook for a student teacher.