Faculty publish book
Two Division of Education professors, Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld and Dr. Audrey Cohan have just published their seventh collaboratively developed book entitled Serving English Language Learners (www.thuze.com). This college-level e-textbook introduces teacher candidates to the challenges and opportunities in educating English language learners across the content areas.
The text examines English language learners' unique needs as they not only learn to speak, listen, read, and write in a new language but also aim for academic success. The e-text is designed to offer numerous examples of instructional strategies, videos, and case studies to help aspiring K-12 teachers connect theory with classroom practice.
In addition, Dr. Honigsfeld has also teamed up with renown Long Island Educational Consultant, Judy Dodge, and has also recently published a book with her entitled Core Instructional Routines: Go-To Structures for the 6-12 Classroom (www.heinemann.com). The premise of the book is summed up by the authors as follows: "Contrary to the belief that routines can lead to dull, repetitive, unimaginative, scripted ways of teaching, we believe that the routines [in this publication] will not only lay the framework for predictable structures, instructional consistency, and skill building, but also provide plenty of opportunity for teacher autonomy, creative expression, and nurturing the desire to learn in each child."