Good Reference Books/Reports/Articles
Beeman, K., & Urow, C. (2013). Teaching for biliteracy: Strengthening bridges between languages. Philadelphia: Caslon.
Callahan, R. M., & Gándara, P. C. (Eds.). (2014). The bilingual advantage: Language, literacy and the US labor market.
Escamilla, K., Hopewell, S., Butvilofsky, S., Sparrow, W., Sotero-González, L., Ruiz-Figueroa, O., & Escamilla, M. (2014). Biliteracy from the start. Philadelphia: Caslon.
Gándara, P., & Hopkins, M. (Eds.). (2010). Forbidden language, English learners and restrictive language policies. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Howard, E. R., Sugarman, J., Christian, D., Lindholm-Leary, K. J., & Rogers, D. (2007). Guiding principles for dual language education (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics. This document is available as a free download on the CAL website or click below for the free PDF version: http://www.cal.org/twi/Guiding_Principles.pdf
Teacher Specific Websites & Resources
Mandarin Specific Resources:
For the Purchase of Spanish Books & Materials:
Centro comunitario de educación (formerly known as Librería Martinez, originally a Spanish bookstore)
José-Luis Orozco-A great collection of children’s folk songs!
LAlibrería-This online book store sells high quality stories in Spanish and organizes book fairs at your school.
LéaLA-This is a rich resource for Spanish books. The book fair is held in Los Angeles during the spring months. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to build your class library!
Lectorum-This catalog offers books that are very durable and of high quality.
Scholastic Warehouse-This warehouse sells inexpensive Spanish books. You can also visit their warehouse in Anaheim: Scholastic Book Fairs Anaheim Warehouse, 2980 White Star Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 237-1100
Support for Your Classroom
Support for Tuition: Scholarships, Grants, etc.
International Grants/Scholarships California Department of Education