Valees
Valley Education for Employment System

Language Arts

Books, Articles, Reports

Barton, Mary Lee and Clare Heidema.  Teaching Reading in Mathematics, 2nd Edition.  Mid-continent Research For Education and Learning, Aurora Colorado, 2002.

Billmeyer, Rachael and Mary Lee Barton.  Teaching Reading in the Content Areas: If Not me, Then Who?,  2nd Edition.  Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, Colorado, 2002.

Daggett, Willard R. Successful Schools: From Research To Action Plans, International Center for Leadership In Education, June 2005.www.icle.net. A comprehensive analysis of effective schools research that identifies ten central findings that schools should use as a platform for success in reform initiatives:  create a culture of high expectations for all students, use data in decision making, provide real-world applications, create a framework to organize curriculum, create multiple pathways for students to pursue excellence, set high expectations, sustained focused professional development, leverage parental involvement, establish a safe and orderly environment, and provide effective leadership.

Marzano, Robert J. What Works In Schools: Translating Research Into Action, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2003.

Tovani, Cris Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12. Stenhouse Publishers, 2004.

Internet Resources