Resources for Educators
Dual Language, Bilingual Education and English as a New Language
Collaborative planning is necessary for the success of dual language, bilingual programs as well as the development of solid English as a New Language programs. I have compiled the following resources for educators to explore as either a starting point in the creation of a program or in their journey to strengthening their existing ones.
The CUNY-NYSIEB (City University of New York New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals) has produced a number of practical reports for both school leaders and principals.
In particular, please consult the following two guides:
Translanguaging: A CUNY NYSIEB Guide for Educators.
A Translanguaging Guide for Writing: A CUNY NYSIEB Guide for Educators.
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) produces a range of reports for programs offering dual language bilingual and English as New Language programs. A particularly helpful document is the CAL Guiding Principals for Dual Language Education.
Useful Articles & Books
The following are some articles and books that can serve as launching points for study groups.
Tasha Tropp Laman: From Ideas to Word: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners.
Danling Fu: Writing Between Languages.