References for "Strategic Mentoring"
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Anstrom, K., DiCerbo, P., Butler, F., Katz, A., Millet, J., & River, C. (2010). A review of the
literature on academic English: Implications for K-12 English language learners. The
George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education.
Lucas, T., & Grinberg, J. (2008). Responding to the linguistic reality of the mainstream classroom: Preparing classroom teachers to teach English language learners. In M. Cochran-Smith, S. Feiman-Nemser, & J. McIntyre (Eds.), Handbook of research on teacher education: Enduring issues in changing contexts (pp. 606-636). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Notes: For our work, academic language consists of the language features (lexical, syntactic and discursive) used to describe complex ideas, abstract concepts, and cognitive processes in content-specific texts, tasks, and tests.