FW: CAL News June 2008

Don Osborn dzo at bisharat.net
Fri Jun 20 01:43:43 UTC 2008

The current issue of CAL News has some material on ESL, literacy, and
bilingual learning. See http://www.cal.org/about/calnews/061808.html

From: CALnews [mailto:CALnews at cal.org] 
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 9:13 PM
To: Don Osborn
Subject: CAL News June 2008

June 18, 2008 

•  Literacy Education 
•  SIOP Model Book 
•  Bilingualism 
•  Brochures
•  In the News 

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners:
The SIOP® Model 
New 3rd Edition!
Read more about this publication.

Learn more about CAL 
SIOP services. 

Literacy Education 
The following publications provide information about the findings of the
National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. Click on
each publication for more details or visit www.cal.org/literacy.

Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners
Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and

Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learners
Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority
Children and Youth


The following publications provide information for those interested in

The Bilingual Edge:
Why, When, and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language

The American Bilingual Tradition

Download our free digest
Raising Bilingual Children: Common Parental Concerns and Current Research 
To browse our complete list of publications, visit the publications page on
CAL's Web site. 

Informational Brochures 

These brochures highlight the importance of language learning and provide
information and insights for those interested in advocating for language
education in schools and communities. 

Download a free copy or order print copies for a nominal fee. 
• Why, How, and When Should My Child Learn a Second Language? 
• Working Together to Build a Multilingual Society 
• Why Start and Maintain an SNS Program? 

In the News 
CAL occasionally posts links to online news articles that feature
information related to our work and mission. Visit our In the News section
for updates. 
More South Florida parents choosing bilingual education for their children 
Nancy Rhodes, Director of CAL’s Foreign Language Education Division, is
quoted in this Sun-Sentinel article about the importance of learning a
second language. Read more. 
For comments and suggestions for CAL News, email us at CALNews at cal.org. 
Browse the CAL Web site or the CAL Store.

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