Resources - Homework and Practice

Hill, J. & Flynn, K. (2006) Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners. Alexandria, VA: A.S.C.D.

Marzano,R., Pickering, D., & Pollack, J. (2001) Classroom Instruction that Works. Alexandria, VA: A.S.C.D.

Marzano,R., Pickering, D., & Pollack, J. Educational Leadership March 2007, Volume 64, Number 6 Responding to Changing Demographics Pages 74-79. Special Topic / The Case For and Against Homework

Excellent Summary on Marzano's work available at: Focus on Effectiveness: Northwest Regional Education Lab

Information on Systematic ELD available at EL Achieve.

NCELA: In the Classroom: A Toolkit for Effective Instruction of English Learners. Retrieved Aug. 2009, from www.ncela.gwu.edu/practice/itc/lessons/schcomprehensibe.html. (broken link)

How the Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. This book has lots of practical tips for educators and is highly applicable to ELD. Highly recommended!

ASCD Express 6.15 - Involving Latino Parents in Homework (pdf version)