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Collaborating for English Learners

A Foundational Guide to Integrated Practices
Second Edition
By: Andrea Honigsfeld, Maria G. Dove
Looking for a silver bullet to accelerate EL achievement? There is none.

But this, we promise: when EL specialists and general ed teachers pool their expertise, your ELs’ language development and content mastery will improve exponentially. Just ask the tens of thousands of Collaboration and Co-Teaching users and now, a new generation of educators, thanks to this all-new second edition: Collaborating for English Learners.

Why this new edition? Because more than a decade of implementation has generated for Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove new insight into what exemplary teacher collaboration looks like, which essential frameworks must be established, and how integrated approaches to ELD services benefit all stakeholders. Essentially a roadmap to the many different ways we can all work together, this second edition of Collaborating for English Learners features:
  • All-new examples, case studies, illustrative video, and policy updates
  • In-depth coverage of the full range of strategies and configurations for determining the best model to adopt
  • Templates, planning guides, and other practical tools to put collaboration into practice
  • Guidelines, self-assessments, and questionnaires for evaluating the strategies’ effectiveness
By this time, the big benefits of teacher collaboration are well documented. Where teachers and schools struggle still is determining the best way to do so, especially when working with our ELs. That’s where Andrea Honigsfeld, Maria Dove, and their second edition of Collaborating for English Learners will prove absolutely indispensable. After all, there are no two better authorities.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781544340036
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2019
  • Page Count: 288
  • Publication date: January 30, 2019

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Looking for a silver bullet to accelerate EL achievement? There is none.

But this, we promise: when EL specialists and general ed teachers pool their expertise, your ELs’ language development and content mastery will improve exponentially. Just ask the tens of thousands of Collaboration and Co-Teaching users and now, a new generation of educators, thanks to this all-new second edition: Collaborating for English Learners.

Why this new edition? Because more than a decade of implementation has generated for Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria Dove new insight into what exemplary teacher collaboration looks like, which essential frameworks must be established, and how integrated approaches to ELD services benefit all stakeholders. Essentially a roadmap to the many different ways we can all work together, this second edition of Collaborating for English Learners features:
  • All-new examples, case studies, illustrative video, and policy updates
  • In-depth coverage of the full range of strategies and configurations for determining the best model to adopt
  • Templates, planning guides, and other practical tools to put collaboration into practice
  • Guidelines, self-assessments, and questionnaires for evaluating the strategies’ effectiveness
By this time, the big benefits of teacher collaboration are well documented. Where teachers and schools struggle still is determining the best way to do so, especially when working with our ELs. That’s where Andrea Honigsfeld, Maria Dove, and their second edition of Collaborating for English Learners will prove absolutely indispensable. After all, there are no two better authorities.

Key features

  • Provides a step-by-step guide to co-teaching and collaboration between EL specialists and mainstream classroom teachers to better serve the needs of ELs
  • Each chapter opens with authentic classroom and school-based examples that depict successful practice across various collaborative models
  • Includes a range of practical tools, such as templates, planning guides, and questionnaires, that can be easily adapted for classroom use
  • Thoroughly updated including new developments in policy and practice and informed by the authors extensive experience with implementing their models across the country.
Author(s)

Author(s)

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Andrea Honigsfeld

Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, is Professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Molloy University, Rockville Centre, New York, where she teaches graduate courses related to cultural and linguistic diversity. 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 professional learning opportunities, primarily focusing on effective differentiated strategies and collaborative practices for ELD specialists 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), and author of Growing Language and Literacy (2019) 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-Teaching for English Learners: Evidence-based Practices and Research-Informed Outcomes (2020). Maria and Andrea also 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), and Collaborating for English Learners: A Foundational Guide to Integrated Practices (2019), Co-Planning: 5 Essential Practices to Integrate Curriculum and Instruction for English Learners (2022). She is a contributing author of Breaking Down the Wall: Essential Shifts for English Learner Success (2020), From Equity Insights to Action (2022), Digital-Age Teaching for English Learners (2022), Collaboration and Co-Teaching for Dual Language Learners: Transforming Programs for Multilingualism and Equity (2023), and Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall: Essential Shifts for Multilingual Learners' Success (2024). Nine of her Corwin books are bestsellers.

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Maria G. Dove

Maria G. Dove, Ed.D, is currently a Professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York. Prior to working in higher education, she spent over thirty years as an English-as-a-second-language teacher in public schools and adult English language programs. She is well-known for her professional development work across the United States, focusing on culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dove's work has led her to publish books, articles, and chapters on collaborative teaching practices and instructional strategies for English learners. In collaboration with Andrea Honigsfeld, she has co-authored four best-selling Corwin Press books including Collaboration for English Learners: A Foundational Guide to Integrated Practices (2019).
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface


Acknowledgments


About the Authors


1. What Is This Book About?

Overview

What Guided Us When We Wrote This Book?

The Purpose

Structure and Organization of the Book

The English Learner Population

Collaboration

Program Models Serving English Learners

What Can We Learn From the History and Research on Collaborative Practices?

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Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

2. Why Is Collaboration Needed?

Overview

Understanding English Learners

Challenges School Administrators Face

Why Collaboration Is the Answer to the Challenges Teachers and Administrators Face

Why Co-Teaching Is a Possible Answer to Challenges Teachers and Administrators Face

Administrators’ Role: Creating a School Community to Support Effective Instruction for ELs

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

3. Who Does Teacher Collaboration and Co-Teaching for ELs Concern?

Overview

All Stakeholders

Administrators’ Role: Developing and Sustaining a Collaborative School Culture

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

4. What Are the Essential Components of an Integrated, Collaborative Service Delivery for ELs?

Overview

Informal Collaborative Practices

Formal Collaborative Practices

Administrators’ Role: Creating Collaborative Opportunities and Supporting Collaborative Efforts

What Administrators Need to Consider

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

5. How Do Teachers Plan, Instruct, Assess, and Reflect Collaboratively?

Overview

Making a Case for Collaborative Efforts

Launching the Collaboration Team: Top Down or Bottom Up?

Collaborative Teams in Action

A Framework for Effective Collaborative Instruction

Technology and Collaboration

Co-Teaching for Powerful Instruction

Collaborative Student Assessment

Administrators’ Role: Effective Management of Resources

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

6. When Do Teachers Collaborate and Co-Teach?

Overview

Time and Structure for Teamwork

Setting a Purpose for Collaboration

Two Observations of Ongoing Collaboration

A Remedy for Time Limitations: Conversation Protocols

When Do Collaborative Teams Meet?

Expectations for Teacher Collaboration

Time frames for Co-teaching

Administrators’ Role: Scheduling and Supporting Collaborative and Co-Teaching Practices

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

7. Where Do Teachers Collaborate and Co-Teach?

Overview

Reexamining the Importance of Positive School Culture

Spaces and Places for Teacher Collaboration

Collaboration Inside the Classroom

Classroom Design for Co-Taught Lessons

The Impact of Classroom Design

Administrators’ Role: School Organization and Logistics

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

8. What Next? Reviewing and Evaluating Integrated, Collaborative Service Delivery for ELs

Overview

Reflective Practices

Self-Assessment Tools

Ongoing (Formative) Collaborative Program Assessment

Program Evaluation

Administrators’ Role: Leading Effective Assessment Practices

Summary

Discussion Questions

Key Online Resources

9. Portraits of Collaboration

Overview

Districtwide Case Study

Elementary School Case Study #1

Elementary School Case Study #2

Middle School Case Study #1

Middle School Case Study #2

High School Case Study #1

High School Case Study #2

Summary

Discussion Questions

References


Name Index


Subject Index


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