Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners
by Shannon D.
Pictured: The cherry blossoms in Japan
"Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners" by Jane Hill and Cynthia Bjork, is is one of many EFL books I use in my regular classroom. It is based on Marzano's research of vocabulary instruction.
This is a great professional resource book as it will increase the classroom teacher's knowledge of how EFL/ELLs learn an grow, as well as providing research-based and evidence-based teaching strategies to address individual needs.
There are nine categories of instructional strategies to enhance student achievement, and there are EFL/ELL applications for each one.
What I particularly like about this EFL book is how it is so practical in the strategies it suggests. Not only do the strategies benefit the special needs of EFL/ELL learners, but they are sound, research based strategies that are good for all learners.
Teachers can implement the instructional strategies right away and see great results with them. I highly recommend this book to any teacher who works with English language learners.