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Myths and Realities, Second Edition

Denise McKeon , Katharine Davies Samway

Pub Date: 3/20/2007
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

A lot has changed since the first edition of Myths and Realities, yet the trends in education are as undeniable as they were then: English language learners (ELLs) constitute the fastest growing population in U.S. schools and their teachers face an increasingly challenging educational context. For teachers and other educators, acquiring... more

When English Language Learners Write

Katharine Davies Samway

Pub Date: 3/14/2006
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 8th

Unfair mythologies about English language learners have sprung up in schools around the country. Unsure how to help nonnative speakers write, some teachers and administrators have resorted to deficit-based stereotypes: ELLs can't write They have writing problems They are reluctant writers They need to be taught the skills... more

Buddy Reading

Mary Pippitt , Katharine Davies Samway , Gail Whang

Pub Date: 3/20/1995
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 6th

In this book, Samway, Whang, and Pippitt describe their experiences in establishing and maintaining a cross-age reading program in a multiethnic, multilingual inner-city school in Oakland, California. What began as an effort to engage one underachieving fifth-grade boy evolved into an effective cross-age tutoring program, involving... more