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Browse SupportEd’s bestselling books and begin to shift your school’s instructional practice. SupportEd works with partners to implement the content of our books through our online courses and professional development workshops.

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Social Emotional Learning for Multilingual Learners: Social Emotional Learning for Multilingual Learners:

Essential Actions for Success

In this new, groundbreaking book, authors Diane Staehr Fenner,PhD and Mindi Teich, MEd, break down how each of the five competencies in the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) SEL framework can be implemented with ML success in mind. The book contains SEL considerations that are unique to MLs, relevant research, easy-to-implement educator actions, and tools to seamlessly integrate SEL practices into content and language instruction. 

Unlocking Multilingual Learners’ Potential Unlocking Multilingual Learners’ Potential

Strategies for Making Content Accessible

In this eagerly anticipated revision of their bestselling book, authors Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD, Sydney Snyder, PhD, and Meghan Gregoire-Smith, MA share dynamic, research-backed strategies that every educator of multilingual learners (MLs) can add to their repertoire. Including more of what educators loved from the first edition—authentic classroom examples, a wide variety of research-based instructional strategies, and practical tools to implement across grade levels and content areas—this is the ultimate practical guide to unlocking the potential of MLs in K-12 classrooms.

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For Multilingual Learners: Tools for Equity

There is no time like the present for you to reflect on your role in culturally responsive teaching and use new tools to build an even stronger school community that is inclusive of MLs. In this innovative book, Sydney Snyder, PhD and Diane Staehr Fenner, PhD share practical, replicable ways you can draw from students’ strengths and promote multilingual learners’ success within and beyond your own classroom walls.

Advocating for English Learners: Advocating for English Learners:

A Guide for Educators

English Learners (ELs) are the fastest-growing segment of the K–12 population. But ELs and their families, who are in the process of learning English and navigating an often-unfamiliar education system, may not have a powerful enough voice to articulate their needs. This book will help provide tools that every educator can use to ensure that ELs are effectively served, help foster a culture that meets EL needs, and much more.

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Breaking Down the Wall: Breaking Down the Wall:

Essential Shifts for English Learners’ Success

In this first-of-a-kind collaboration, teachers and leaders, whether in small towns or large urban centers, finally have both the research and the practical strategies to take those first steps toward excellence in educating our culturally and linguistically diverse children.

Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall: Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall:

Essential Shifts for Multilingual Learners’ Success

In part two of the Breaking Down series, this book offers a comprehensive overview of bilingual policies and historical context all educators should understand, Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall is an invaluable guide to creating dual language learning environments that build on the precious assets of our multilingual students and families.


Evaluating All Teachers of English Learners and Students with Disabilities Evaluating All Teachers of English Learners and Students with Disabilities

Supporting Great Teaching

Just as these diverse students’ needs require nuanced teaching methods, the evaluations of all teachers who work with these students require unique considerations. Such considerations are precisely what you’ll learn in this comprehensive, action-oriented book.

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