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Book Review: Where Do I Go From Here? Meeting the Unique Educational Needs of Migrant Students

December 2008
Stephanie Vanderslice
Where Do I Go from Here? examines ways teachers can make the most of each day with the "invisible" students of rural migrant farmers by creating educational experiences that will serve all children long after they leave the classrooms. More ›

Karen Vocke Addresses the Unique Needs of Migrant Students

November 2008
Author and teacher Karen Vocke, keynote speaker at the 2009 RSN conference, has been working to help migrant students and their families ever since her experience at Head Start in 1982. More ›

Subtraction Sometimes Means Taking Back—Not Taking Away

November 2008
Dolores S. Perez
In her speech at the 2008 NWP Annual Meeting General Session, Sabal Palms Writing Project teacher-consultant Dolores Perez describes the obstacles to learning and expressing herself in Spanish growing up—and how reclaiming the language led her to the work she now focuses on with the NWP. More ›

 

Additional Resources

Breaking the Boundaries of Texts: Video Game and Literacy Curriculum Development for English Language Learners

NYS TESOL Journal, January 2014
This study documents the partnership between a public high school ESL teacher and three doctoral students, all former secondary school teachers, who collaboratively created a literacy video game for an English Language Arts class for intermediate-level ESL students. This software/curriculum development project was made possible through a partnership between the National Writing Project and Gamestar Mechanic. More ›

Overview of the Common Core State Standards Initiatives for ELLs: A TESOL Issue Brief

TESOL International Association, March 2013
The purpose of this issue brief was to provide a comprehensive overview of the policies behind the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and to outline some of the initiatives in place to address the needs of English language learners (ELLs) in relation to the CCSS. More ›

Demystifying the College Admission Essay Genre

December 2012
Jessica Singer Early and Meredith DeCosta's Real World Writing for Secondary Students presents a writing workshop for ethnically and linguistically diverse high school students, where students receive instruction on specific genre features of the college admission essay. In this chapter, the authors offer an overview of the college admission essay genre, key components of the college admission essay workshop, student writing samples, and professional resources for teaching the college admission essay. More ›

Lost in Translation: Assessing Writing of English Language Learners

English Journal, June 2012
Tom Meyer, Fabiola Lieberstein-Solera, Martha Young
Hudson Valley Writing Project (New York) Director Tom Meyer along with teacher-leaders Martha Young and Fabiola Lieberstein-Solera worked with the National Writing Project's Analytic Writing Continuum (AWC) to research the question, "What if the writing rubrics we use don't make sense to our bilingual students or their teachers?" More ›

Grant Puts iPads in Hands of English Language Learners

January 2012
North Dallas High School is undergoing a $6 million grant-funded restructuring. At the heart of the work is North Star of Texas Writing Project teacher Janelle Quintans Bence, whose English learners will be using iPads to support their literacy development. More ›

Resources for Teaching Hispanic Heritage Month

August 2011
September marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, so NWP has collected these resources and lesson plans from NWP teacher-consultants to support learning about Hispanic history and current issues. More ›

Congressional Briefing: Discussion on Second Language Learners and Immigrant Students

April 2011
A panel of nationally recognized teachers will share their teaching experiences of second language learners and immigrant students at this Capitol Hill briefing on May 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. More ›

Resources for Teaching Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

April 2011
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month, so NWP has collected these resources and lesson plans from NWP teacher-consultants and other sources to support learning about Asian Pacific American history and current issues. More ›

Book Review: Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream

February 2011
Ruth Devlin
Teachers of English language learners love Sam Quinones's stories, which illustrate why his characters have come to the United States. Ruth Devlin, a teacher-consultant with the Southern Nevada Writing Project, explores the classroom impact of this book. More ›

“It’s about Teachers Teaching Teachers,” says Massachusetts Teacher of the Year

June 2010
Art Peterson
Floris Wilma Ortiz-Marrero, a teacher-consultant with the Western Massachusetts Writing Project and member of the ELL leadership team, will promote respect for student achievement, teacher accomplishment, and diversity during her tenure as 2011 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. More ›

Karen Hamlin: Evolution of a Teacher

June 2010
Karen Hamlin, co-director of the Oregon Writing Project at Willamette, has initiated a program for Willamette teachers that allows them to visit the Galapagos Islands to teach English and ecology and study Spanish. More ›

Book Review: English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking: Learning in the Challenge Zone

June 2010
Debra Schneider
Debra Schneider, a teacher-consultant with the Great Valley Writing Project, says this book gives teachers the resources needed to develop a "high-challenge, high-support" classroom for English language learners. More ›

Book Review: Immigrant Students and Literacy: Reading, Writing, and Remembering

June 2010
Stephanie Paterson
Stephanie Paterson, co-director of the Great Valley Writing Project, which is in the same Central California region where Gerald Campano taught and did his research, finds his book an inspiration in the ways it links inquiry, pedagogy, and social justice issues. More ›

A Social Networking Space for Teachers of English Language Learners

May 2010
Lynn Jacobs
The Know ELLs social networking space supports educators in sharing an array of resources on the teaching of English language learners and provides a supportive space for them to discuss their successes and challenges in the classroom. More ›

Supporting Teachers of English Language Learners in Kansas City

April 2010
Katie McKay
To help local teachers address the needs of a growing population of English language learners the Greater Kansas City Writing Project strategically calls on NWP resources, related events, and local experience. More ›

Tucson Teacher-Consultants Help Students “Gear Up” for College

February 2010
Art Peterson
Leaders of the Southern Arizona Writing Project have guided much of the thinking in Tucson's GEAR UP program, which aims to prepare students in the city's high-needs schools for postsecondary education. More ›

ELLs at the Center: Rethinking High Stakes Testing

English Journal, July 2010
Wilma Ortiz, Karen Sumaryono
The authors propose ways to ameliorate the tensions of high stakes testing of ELL students by fostering high expectations for all students while honoring the home languages of English learners. More ›

Foreword to Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom

May 2010
Randy Bomer, Katherine Bomer
This is the foreword to Literacy in the Welcoming Classroom: Creating Family-School Partnerships that Support Student Learning, by JoBeth Allen, co-director of the Red Clay Writing Project. More ›

How the Linguistic Repertoire of Students Can Color Teacher Perceptions

November 2010
In his research, scholar Samy Alim explores the language of high school students and how it affects their teachers' perceptions of them. More ›

Cognitive Skills Development: An ELL Success Story Gets NCTE Award

December 2009
Art Peterson
Site directors Carol Booth Olson and Robert Land received NCTE's 2009 Richard A. Meade Award for Research for an article they wrote detailing how ELL students out-gained peers on academic performance measures when they were exposed to an extensive set of cognitive strategies that they applied to reading and writing. More ›

Words Have No Borders: Student Voices on Immigration, Language and Culture

June 2009
The College Board's National Commission on Writing collaborated with the National Writing Project to publish this series of essays from high school students around the country. The essays express the pain and joy of moving from one culture to another, and focus on how learning to write in English opens up new worlds for non-native speakers. More ›

Book Review: The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, by Kao Kalia Yang

June 2009
Lynn Jacobs
Lynn Jacobs, a teacher-consultant with the Northern California Writing Project, finds this account of Hmong history and culture to be special because of the vivid and personal picture it presents of the Hmong people to outsiders. She recommends ways to use the book in the classroom. More ›

Courageous Conversations: Meeting the Needs of Racially and Linguistically Diverse Students

March 2009
Supported by an English Language Learner (ELL) Network minigrant, the South Coast Writing Project undertakes "courageous conversations" about race and diversity. More ›

Best Practices for Adolescent ELLs

April 2009
Judith Rance-Roney
Judith Rance-Roney, a teacher with the Hudson Valley Writing Project, argues that the nation's ELL population is more heterogeneous than is generally acknowledged and that this diverse population will benefit from reforms such as a team-oriented faculty, extended learning time, and the monitoring of individual students' learning. More ›

ELL Library American Indian Reference/Resource “Must-Haves”

June 2009
Michael Thompson, Laurie Smith
With the goals of providing materials that alter teachers' understanding of Native American cultures and building local communities of inquiry devoted to Native American Studies, the compiler provides an annotated bibliography of "must-read" texts on the subject. More ›

Digital Storytelling for Language and Culture Learning

Essential Teacher, March 2009
Judith Rance-Roney
Rance-Roney, a teacher with the Hudson Valley Writing Project, explains digital storytelling, discusses its strengths in promoting literacy, and, by documenting her own multilingual classroom work, suggests a path for getting started with this technology. More ›

Long-Term English Learners Writing Their Stories

English Journal, July 2008
Lynn Jacobs
Jacobs describes her work with long-term English learners, explaining how a six-sided "writing cube" strategy draws on description, association, comparison, analysis, application, and argument to prompt these students to connected, reflective essays. More ›

Texas Teachers Build Understanding of ELL Students at Border Literacy Conference

March 2008
Dolores S. Perez
The fifth annual Border Literacy Conference brought 150 teachers from all over Texas to discuss building bridges across the different kinds of borders that ELL students find themselves facing. More ›

Creating Intentional Communities to Support English Language Learners in the Classroom

English Journal, May 2008
Judith Rance-Roney
Rance-Roney, who is with the Hudson Valley Writing Project, advocates for inclusion of ELL students in English classroom by proposing strategies that encourage interaction of native English and ELL students in ways that benefit both groups. More ›

Technology in the English Language Learner Classroom?

October 2008
Judith Rance-Roney
"English Language Learners as Writers in a Digital Age," an ELL Network-sponsored pre-conference institute held at the annual TESOL conference, engaged teachers of English language learners in filling in the following blank "For English Language Learners, technology can _____." More ›

A Cognitive Strategies Approach to Reading and Writing Instruction for English Language Learners

Research in the Teaching of English , 2007
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Double the Work: Challenges and Solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners

2007
This report, commissioned by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, outlines an action-oriented agenda that includes reform in teacher education and educational research, reform in school administration practices for ELL students, and the introduction of new instructional approaches likely to increase student achievement. More ›

Educating English Language Learners: Implementing Instructional Practices

2007
This guide is designed for teachers and other educators. Teachers of English language learners and bilingual classes should find its instructional strategies and guidelines helpful for engaging ELL students. More ›

ELL Professional Development Adapts to New Bilingual Education Legislation

July 2007
Gavin Tachibana
A Massachusetts state law bans teaching children in their own language. So Western Massachusetts Writing Project's ELL professionals threw teachers a lifeline—a course full of strategies and insights, based on their years of experience. More ›

The Pathway Project Demonstrates Success with Cognitive Strategies for Reading and Writing for English Language Learners

November 2007
Carol Booth Olson, Robert Land
Can sustained writing project professional development in cognitive strategies for reading and writing lead to improved academic literacy outcomes for English language learners? The Pathway Project demonstrates that it can. More ›

Resources for Educators of English Language Learners: An Annotated Bibliography

October 2007
Judith Rance-Roney, Lynn Jacobs
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to collect diverse perspectives in the field of teaching English language learners and to provide audiences with readings that will involve, inform, and inspire. More ›

California English: Building Bridges with English Learners

California English, Summer 2006
Writing project teachers authored eight articles for an edition of the journal California English. This issue focuses on helping teachers meet the challenges of teaching the growing numbers of English language learners. More ›

Love Ties My Shoes: Long-term English Learners as Thoughtful Writers

California English, Summer 2006
Lynn Jacobs
Every now and then someone would ask Lynn Jacobs if she thought her class could really make a book. After much hard work, they did. More ›

Academic Language: Everyone's “Second” Language

California English, Summer 2006
Norma Mota-Altman
If English language learners are never engaged critically with the curriculum or taught to use higher order thinking skills, how can they be expected to effectively express themselves in academic settings? More ›

Building Bridges: Supporting English Language Learners in AP English Literature and Composition

California English, Summer 2006
Jennifer Pust
When enrollment in an AP English program doubles, how does a teacher help those students succeed? These strategies proved successful for one. More ›

Cultural Citizenship and Latino English Language Learners

California English, Summer 2006
Maria Franquiz, Carol Brochin-Ceballos
A student's image of a teacher devouring his failing students is a powerful metaphor of Latino students' sense of powerlessness in the classroom. Fostering "cultural citizenship" can make classrooms a safe place. More ›

Flipping the Educational Script: Teachers as Learners

California English, Summer 2006
Rosa Jimenez, Marjorie Orellana
If teachers learn to recognize and value the translation work that students do with their immigrant parents, they can better build those skills into academic literacies. More ›

La Pluma es Lengua del Alma: Using Writing to Chronicle the Soul's Journey

California English, Summer 2006
Bobbi Houtchens
Teachers must lead their students through literature by authors from many cultures to provide the inspiration and models necessary to master the written word. More ›

Preliterate English Learners: Refugee Camp to the U.S. Classroom

California English, Summer 2006
Beverly Alsleben
Despite high motivation to learn English, Hmong students, like all new arrivals, present educators with unique challenges. How can teachers begin to understand these students, their backgrounds, and their needs? More ›

Time is Not on our Side: Literacy and Literature for High School Language Learners

California English, Summer 2006
Dana Dusbiber
Given that teachers often have too much to teach, and too little time, Dana Dusbiber suggests an alternative approach to teaching literature for secondary English language learning students. More ›

“I’m a Writer Now!” The Who, Where, and When of an ELL Newspaper

The Quarterly, 2005
Joe Bellino
Bellino, a teacher of English language learners, describes the process of publishing a newspaper written by his students and talks about how this paper has positively affected readers, writers, and the school. More ›

Voces del Corazón: Voices from the Heart

The Quarterly, 2005
Dolores S. Perez
NWP Project Outreach member Dolores Perez was committed to facilitating, in her low-income community, the project's goals of "access, relevance, and diversity." Her pursuit of these goals led to Family Literacy Night. More ›

Book Review: Politics, Language, and Culture: A Critical Look at School Reform, by J. Check

The Quarterly, 2004
Marcie Wolfe
Wolfe reviews Joseph Check's text, which critiques the "top-down" process of educational reform and focuses on the struggle for school reform in complex urban environments. More ›

Book Review: Response to Student Writing, by Dana R. Ferris

The Quarterly, 2004
Gabriela Segade
Segade reviews Dana R. Ferris's Response to Student Writing, which surveys the research on teacher response to second-language writing and discusses how the findings translate into classroom principles and practices. More ›

English Language Learners, Classroom Drama

The Quarterly, 2004
Dana Loy
Through a drama and playwriting project, Dana Loy discovers a strategy to engage her Spanish-speaking eighth-graders that both taps into and strengthens their academic skills. More ›

Narrative Writing Works Magic in the ELD Classroom

The Quarterly, 2004
Lisa Ummel-Ingram
Using personal stories as the basis for their projects, Lisa Ummel-Ingram's third-graders created text, storyboards, and art that led to complete books. Ummel-Ingram notes gains in the students' language arts skills and confidence. More ›

The Family Writing Project Builds a Learning Community in Connecticut

The Quarterly, 2004
Valerie Diane Bolling
Connecticut teacher Bolling describes how, through NWP's Project Outreach, she learned of the Family Writing Project in Nevada and used this structure to help her school strengthen literacy and increase parent involvement. More ›

Thirty Minutes with Mikal

The Quarterly, 2004
Beverly Alsleben
Beverly Alsleben encounters many misunderstandings and miscues as she works with Mikal, an adult English language learner. Alsleben makes suggestions for bridging some common cultural differences that arise between teachers and new immigrants. More ›

Want to Connect with Other Teachers Interested in English Language Learners?

The Quarterly, 2004
An invitation to teachers to become part of NWP's ELL network, which supports education about and awareness of English language learners' issues and sponsors opportunities for teachers to reflect on their ELL practices. More ›

Whose Core Is It?

The Voice, 2004
Christina Puntel
Bilingual elementary school teacher Christina Puntel describes the challenges of adjusting to a city–mandated "core curriculum" that prescribes content structure and student performance standards for the entire year. More ›

Preserving the Cultural Identity of the English Language Learner

Voices From the Middle, May 2004
Wilma Ortiz, Karen Sumaryono
The authors suggest techniques for fostering cultural identity among ELL students, including encouraging the use of native language in classroom activities and establishing cooperative learning groups that allow students to use their native languages to maximize learning. More ›

Con Respeto, I am Not Richard Rodriguez

The Voice, 2003
Norma Mota-Altman
Bilingual teacher Norma Mota–Altman recounts her experience as a Spanish–speaking child in school and explains why "English only" policies exact too high a price from English language learners and their families. More ›

Theory, Politics, Hope, and Action

The Quarterly, 2003
Carole Edelsky
In this article Edelsky employs the arguments of theory and the techniques of case study to make a plea for rationality in the education of English language learners. More ›

Edelsky Talk Brings Urban Sites Conference Theme Alive

The Voice, Fall 2003
Art Peterson
Professor Carole Edelsky, of Arizona State University, documents the achievements of two fifth grade students in a dual–language program, showing how a dual–language class can become a community of practice. More ›

Writing in Home Dialects: Choosing a Written Discourse in a Teacher Education Class

The Quarterly, Spring 2003
Eileen Kennedy
Kennedy, who teaches speakers of Caribbean Creole, uses the authentic language of her students to help them develop stronger voices as writers and become more competent writers of Standard English. More ›

Searching for Excellence in Education

The Quarterly, Winter 2002
Catherine Crystal
Catherine Crystal, a teacher–researcher who spent a five–month sabbatical teaching in Hanoi, Vietnam, shares what she learned about the educational system in Vietnam and how it fuels a drive for excellence in students. More ›

Telling the Louisiana Story

The Quarterly, Spring 2001
Charles Larroque
Larroque, a teacher–consultant at the Acadiana Writing Project, examines the idea of introducing a French writing institute to support the teachers and students of French language programs in southern Louisiana. More ›

Toward an Urban New York Spanish Curriculum

The Quarterly, Spring 2001
Nathan Dudley
Dudley, a teacher of Spanish–speaking students in his Spanish class, argues for such reforms as the inclusion of Spanglish, relevant texts, and an immersion program that allows real language acquisition to take place. More ›

Writing, in French: A Little Background

The Quarterly, Spring 2001
Ann Dobie
Twenty teachers involved in French immersion and bilingual programs participated in National Writing Project of Acadiana's first French writing institute. This institute followed the same model as the summer invitational institute. More ›

Bicultural Literacy: A Personal Exploration

The Quarterly, Fall 2000
Marcia Venegas-Garcìa
Venegas–Garcia tells her personal biliterate, bicultural story to "encourage . . . particularly those in power, to recognize that all children have their stories of literacy," and to encourage a "less myopic," more diverse view of teaching and learning. More ›

Annotated Bibliography on Teaching English Language Learners

The Quarterly, Fall 1999
Norma Mota-Altman
Mota–Altman developed a close–to–comprehensive (when written) bibliography of the most important works available on the teaching of English language learners. This is a sampling. More ›

No Excuses: An Interview with Eugene Garcia

The Quarterly, Fall 1999
Art Peterson
Garcia focuses on recommendations directed at teachers of Hispanic students in a report issued by the U.S. Department of Education's Hispanic Dropout Project. More ›

Revising Words, Revising Worlds

The Quarterly, Fall 1999
Greta Vollmer
Citing a reluctance on the part of many ELL teachers to use peer response as a strategy, Vollmer argues for the cross–cultural understanding that peer response can encourage in a multilingual environment. More ›

The Creation of the ELL (English Language Learners) Network

The Voice, Summer 1999
Norma Mota-Altman
In 1999, ten NWP teacher–consultants met to develop and shape NWP's newest network, the English Language Learners (ELL) Network. More ›

Mi Voz Suena Asi (My Voice Sounds Like This)

The Quarterly, Fall 1998
Cathy Carmichael
Carmichael demonstrates how she brings Pablo Freire's concept of "generative themes" into her ELL classroom, facilitating the expression of student voices and awakening social consciousness. More ›

“Otherness” and Other Imponderables: Teaching Hmong Students Academic Writing

The Quarterly, Summer 1997
Mark Balhorn, Laurie Meyer
The authors describe a tutoring program targeted at Hmong college students, examining the personal characteristics and tutorial strategies that work most successfully in advancing the learning of this student population. More ›

Spotlight on the World of Four Bilingual Educators

The Voice, Fall 1996
Four bilingual teachers discuss how and why they became bilingual educators, and provide insights into the students they teach. More ›

When Third-Grade Writers Do Case Studies

The Quarterly, Spring 1996
Janet Kiddoo
Kiddoo describes how third grade bilingual students became "helpers" in a first grade bilingual class, leading them to understand that each learner is different and to experience the "joy of watching another person grow." More ›

Quoc Tin and Sona: The Story of a Peer Journal Project

The Quarterly, Fall 1995
Myron Berkman
This study documents how, as a result of communicating with each other through journal entries, two very different ELL students connect and become more engaged with language as they struggle to communicate their ideas. More ›

Becoming a Writer of Spanish and English

The Quarterly, Winter 1993
Sarah Hudelson, Irene Serna
Employing a case study method, the writers make the point that bilingual students, progressing according to general patterns of writing development, make their own way and need to be understood, respected, and appreciated. More ›

TR 51-B. Annotated Bibliography of Research on Writing in a Non-Native Language Part II

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report, 1992
Jane Stanley
This annotated bibliography of research in second language writing updates and supplements Sandra R. Schecter and Linda A. Harklau's Annotated Bibliography of Research on Writing in a Non–Native Language, published in 1992. More ›

OP 24. Language Minority Education in Great Britain: A Challenge to Current U.S. Policy

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Occasional Paper, 1991
Sarah Warshauer Freedman, Sandra Lee McKay
The authors compare British and U.S. policies for educating language minority students, suggesting the British decision to place language minority students in "mainstreamed" classrooms challenges the U.S. policy of separate programs for nonnative speakers. More ›

TR 51. Annotated Bibliography of Research on Writing in a Non-Native Language

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report, 1991
Linda A. Harklau, Sandra R. Schecter
This annotated bibliography reviews more than 170 research studies on the needs of non-native speakers of English and their instruction in the area of writing. More ›

TR 54. Bilingual Minorities and Language Issues in Writing: Toward Profession-Wide Responses to a New Challenge

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report, 1991
Guadalupe Valdes
Valdes criticizes compartmentalization within the composition profession, identifies different types of bilingual individuals, and reviews trends in current scholarship in second–language writing. More ›

OP 15. A Whole Language Approach to the Teaching of Bilingual Learners

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Occasional Paper, 1990
Alex Moore
Two London teachers and a fifteen–year–old immigrant Bangladeshi student work together on drafts of the student's autobiography, illustrating how sensitive teaching can contribute to the development of writing skills for nonnative speakers. More ›

Silent Voices: How Language Minority Students Learn in the Content Areas

The Quarterly, Winter 1990
Beth Winningham
Through interviews with ELL students and their content–area teachers, Winningham is led to some concrete suggestions in math, science, and social studies. More ›

OP 10.Contextual Complexities: Written Language Policies for Bilingual Programs

National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Occasional Paper, 1989
Carole Edelsky, Sarah Hudelson
Because learning to write always happens in multiple and complex contexts, the authors argue for governmental policies for bilingual education that are broad and nonspecific, with local policies dictated by local situations. More ›

English as a Second Language

The Quarterly, June 1982
Ruth E. Fischer, Jean W. Mueller, Marie Wilson Nelson, Kathy Trump, Ann Miller Wotring
The editor of The Quarterly concludes that that the experiences these five ELL teachers share about teaching writing to their students provide valuable lessons for all teachers of writing. More ›

Teacher Voices: Immigration, Language and Culture

May 2011
The latest report from The College Board's Teachers Are the Center of Education/Teacher Voices series features several NWP teachers' expertise and viewpoints on teaching English language learners. More ›

Building Culturally Responsive Units of Study: From Texas to Mexico and Back

December 2009
Katie McKay
By crafting units of study that cast immigration as part of the American historical process, a teacher-consultant at the Heart of Texas Writing Project creates opportunities for her bilingual students to explore immigration in a trusting and productive classroom environment. More ›

That's Right. Thirty-Six Hours.


Diane Shaw, Diana Jiménez
Two Merced Area Writing Project teacher-consultants outline the content of their Migrant Summer Young Writers Academy, which had as its goal to motivate and provide direction toward academic success for these mostly English language learners. More ›

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