Districts increasingly are reaching out to us for assistance in finding materials to support English Learners (ELs). Some districts are seeking comprehensive materials with strong support for ELs; others are seeking materials specifically designed to support EL students’ language acquisition. Learning List has reviewed both types. In January, we wrote about seven trends we have observed in materials’ support for ELs. This article discusses the types of supports to look for when seeking materials to support ELs successfully.
Does your district need instructional materials to support high school students in developing critical reading and writing skills? Take a look at Learning List’s review of Common Places: Integrated Reading and Writing.
McGraw-Hill’s Common Places: Integrated Reading and Writing is intended to support students in the development of college-level reading and writing skills. The material is available as part of McGraw-Hill’s higher education offerings. It is available in print or digital forms. The goal of the material is to help students read from the writer’s perspective and write for specific purposes and audiences.
Does your district need digital materials to support distance or blended learning? Take a look at Learning List’s reviews of Edmentum’s Plato Algebra I and English 9 for CCSS.