Category: Book Reviews

Winner of the “Standout Tools for Professional Development” Teachers Choice Award

I am proud to announce that my co-authored book “Practical Ways to Engage All Struggling Learners” has won the “Standout Tools for Professional Development” Teachers Choice Award by from the Learning Magazine. Here is the description of the book and you can even access a sample chapter. This professional guide was written to instantly address…

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Informal Reading inventory Spanish-English by Flynt and Cooter

This 1999 informal reading inventory called the “English-Espanol Reading Inventory for the Classroom” is a great tool for any teacher that has bilingual and ELL students in her/his classroom. According to the authors this IRI is intended for bilingual (Spanish-English)classroom teachers and special educators. It was constructed with native Spanish-speaking children in mind. Their focus…

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Excellent Book on Assessing Culturally & Linguistically Diverse St

Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Practical Guide by Robert, L. Rhodes, Salvador Hector Ochoa, and Samuel O. Ortiz (2005) Guilford press. (hhtp://www.guilfordpress.com) This book is an excellent resource for special educators, school psychologists, regular education teachers, and case workers working with a diverse student population. This book focuses on the assessment process of…

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