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10 Summer Reads for ELL Educators

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Highest Aspirations podcast listeners know that at the end of each episode we ask guests to recommend a book or other resource that has impacted them personally or professionally. The result is an ever growing library of must-reads for educators working with multilingual students. Here are 10 must-reads - just in time for summer!

The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation, by Elena Aguilar

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​We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom, by Bettina L. Love

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​The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed School Policies, by Patricia Gándara and Frances Contreras

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The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu

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​Dual Language Education: Program Design and Implementation

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​Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life, by Ron Clark

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​Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

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​Reading and Wrirting With English Learners, by Valentina Gonzalez and Melinda Miller

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​Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother, by Sonia Nazario

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​Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention, by Maggie Jackson


Do you have a book recommendation to add to this list? Let us know on Twitter by tagging @EllevationEd. In the meantime, we'll keep asking our guests about what they're reading!