MInneTESOL Journal, Volume 13-23 (1995-2006)

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MinneWITESOL is a professional association of teachers of English as a Second Language in Minnesota and neighboring states dedicated to the education and support of students acquiring English at all levels of public and private education.

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    Volume 23, 2006
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2006)
    CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "'Hmoob Boy Meets Hmong Girl': Orthographic Codeswitching in a Playscript" by Susan M. Burt; "Tracking the Progress of Students Whose First Language is Not English towards English Proficiency: Using CBM with English Language Learners" by Joseph Betts, Paul Muyskens, and Doug Marston; "Can Music Be Used Effectively To Teach Grammar?" by Rhoda Fagerland; "ESL Class: Grammar Lesson (Poem)" by Diane Pecoraro; "Tutoring Programs for ELLs: Moving Beyond the Classroom to Support Academic Achievement" by Susan Ranney and Tina Edstam; REVIEWS: "'A Gift for Sadia' by Marie Fritz Perry" Reviewed by Anita Dualeh; "'Essential Academic Vocabulary: Mastering the Complete Academic Word List' by Helen Huntley" Reviewed by Debra Leach; "'From College to Careers: Listening in the Real World' by Angel Bishop Petty and Robert Engel" Reviewed by Christine Liptak; "'World Link: Developing English Fluency' by Douglas S. Stempleski and J.R. Morgan" Reviewed by Charlotte Martin "'Targeting Pronunciation: Communicating Clearly in English' by Sue F. Miller" Reviewed by Julia Tabbut; "'My Name Is .... Stories and Art by Young Refugees in Minnesota Schools' by Susan Everson" Reviewed by Shervun Xiong
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    Volume 21, 2004
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2004)
    CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "Professionalism in Practice: ESL voices" by Tina Edstam; "The New English Language Proficiency Standards: Issues in Curriculum and ESL Teacher Professionalism" by Martha Bigelow & Susan Ranney; "Exploring the Immediate and Delayed Effects of Formal Instruction: Teaching Giving and Responding to Compliments" by Noriko Ishihara; REPORTS: "Using children's multicultural literature in the culturally and linguistically diverse classroom: an Africa example" by Feng-Ling Margaret Johnson; "Keeping it Real: Using Authentic Materials with Beginning Adult Learners" by Patsy Vinogradov; "Issues and a Model of Assessment for Determining Learning Disabilities (LD) in the Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Population" by Mam Frank; "Preparing English Education Majors to Teach Second Language Learners" by Marilyn Durham; REVIEWS: "'Teaching Adult ESL; A Practical Introduction' by Betsy Parrish" Reviewed by Astrid Liden; "'Weaving It Together: Connecting Reading and Writing' by M. Broukal" Reviewed by Becky Uran Markman; "'Are ESL Professionals On The Way Out?' An article by Platt, Harper and Mendoza" Reviewed by Kit Hansen
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    Volume 22, 2005
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2005)
    CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "Finding a Voice and a Place: Using Life Histories in a Second Language Writing Classroom" by Molly Rojas Collins, Robin Murie, and Dan Detzner; "Educational Models and Effective Practices in Occupational English for Immigrant Workers" by Kimberly A. Johnson and Kelly Marchwick; "Non-Native Teachers in Expanding Circle Countries: Assets and Implications for Teacher Education" by Diana L Dudzik; "ELL Teacher Preparation: A Process for Becoming Strategic Teachers" by Kathryn Henn-Reinke; "An Alignment Study ofthe Test of Emerging Academic English and Minnesota's Standards for Reading in Grades 3, 5, 7 and 10." by Thomas Lombard, Julie Henderson and Tim Vansickle; REVIEWS: "'Sound Bites: Pronunciation Activities' by J.R. Kozyrev" Reviewed by Larry Davis; "'Inspired to Write: Readings and tasks to develop writing skills' by J. Withrow, G Brookes and M.C. Cummings" Reviewed by Amy Tarell; "'Accommodating and Educating Somali Students in Minnesota Schools' by M. Farid and D. McMahan" Reviewed by Elizabeth Kurtz "'Growing Up in Two Worlds: A Murri Trilogy from Australia My Girragundji (1998); The Binna Binna Man (1999); Njunjul the Sun (2003)' by M. McDonald and B. M. Pryor" Reviewed by Don Hones; "'Hey, Hmong Girl, Whassup? The Journal of Chou a Vang' by L. Rempel" Reviewed by Rhonda Munson
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    Volume 20, 2003
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2003)
    CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "Curriculum Components ofthe Practicum in ESL" by Noriko Ishihara; "When One Size Doesn't Fit All: English Language Learners and Content Standards" by Karla Stone; "Sustained Content for Business English Programs: Structuring, Selecting, and Implementing Learning" by Oleg Tamopolsky; "Addressing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Classroom: Becoming Culturally Competent" by Susan Bosher; REVIEWS: "'Silence from the Journal "Paj Ntaub Voice: A Journal Giving Expression to Hmoob Voices Moua' edited by Mai Neng" Reviewed by Amy Hubers; "'Dual Language Instruction - A Handbook for Enriched Education' by Cloud, Genesee, and Hamayan" Reviewed by Sara Austin
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    Volume 19, 2002
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2002)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "Mental and Written Translation Strategies in ESL" by Andrew D. Cohen; "Evaluating the Needs of Workers and Employers in a Workplace ESL Program: Some Ideas for Consideration" by Ann M. Barncard; "Collaboration to Improve English Language Learners Access to a Standards-based Curriculum" by Nicolas Foote; "Meaning, Dimension, and Perspective as Explanation to some Thorny Prepositions" by Carl Zhonggang Gau
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    Volume 18, 2001
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2001)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "La Club de Lectura: An Oasis for Struggling Readers in Bilingual Classrooms" by Kathryn Henn-Reinke; "The Multicultural Classrooom: Immigrants Reading the Literature of the American Immigrant Experience" by Molly Collins; "A Look at ESL Instruction for Literacy-Level Adults" by Patsy Vinogradov; "Issues Related to ESL Students and Minnesota's Basic Standards Tests: A Synthesis of Research from Minnesota Assessment Project" by Michael E. Anderson, Bonnie Swierzbin, Kristin K. Liu, & Martha L. Thurlow; REVIEW "'New Immigrants in the United States' by Sandra Lee McKay & Sau-Ling Cynthia Wong (Eds.)" Reviewed by Adele Hansen; POEMS: "ImAgInArY WoRlD" by Hawa Farah; "A Bird Flying up the Sky" by Hawa Farah
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    Volume 17, 2000
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2000)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "Understanding and Teaching American Cultural Thought through English Metaphors" by Carl Zhonggang Gao; "An Alternative Model for Novice-Level Elementary ESL Education" by Karen Duke and Ann Mabbott; "Wisconsin's Approach to Academic Assessment for LimitedEnglish Proficient Students (LEP): Creating a Continuum of Assessment Options" by Tim Boals; "More Than the Usual Heterogeneity in the ESL Writing Class" by Mark Balhorn; REVIEWS: "'Bilingual Education: Teachers' Narratives' by Nancy Lemberger" Reviewed by C-C O'Malley; "'The Internet Activity Workbook' by Dave Sperling" Reviewed by John Skinner; POEMS: "The Great Escape" by Don Hones
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    Volume 16. 1999
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1999)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "Expanding our Vision of English Language Learner Education in Minnesota: Implications of State Population Projections" by Elaine Tarone; "Mainstream Teachers' Perceptions of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Teaching ESL Students" by George A. Youngs, Jr. and Cheryl Stanosheck Youngs; "Recruiting Minority Teachers from within Local School Districts: The Lakeland College Urban Teachers Outreach Program" by Perry R. Rettig; "The Importance of Context in the Academic Achievement of English Language Learners" by Marina Hammond; "Form, Function, and Meaning: Understanding/Teaching English Participles" by Carl Zhonggang Gao; REVIEWS: "'Street Speak: Essential American Slang and Idioms, 2nd edition' by Davis Burke and David Harrington" Reviewed by Marya Teutsch-Dwyer; "'Extensive Reading in the Second Language Classroom' by Richard R. Day and Julian Bamford" Reviewed by Andrea Poulos; "'Materials Development in Language Teaching' by Brian Tomlinson" Reviewed by Elizabeth Kirchoff; "'Beyond Training: Perspectives on Language Teacher Education' by Jack C. Richards" Reviewed by Andria Christenson; "'Focus on Form in Classroom Second Language Acquisition' by Catherine Doughty and Jessica Williams, eds." Reviewed by Ann Przybilla; STUDENT WORK: "Nostalgia" by Jer; "My Way" by Midori Sato; "The Shield of the Republic of Colombia" by Gladys Helena Beltran
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    Volume 15, 1998
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1998)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "Strengthening the Bridge: A High School-University Partnership" by Robin Murie; "Ch' emyon in the EFL Classroom" by James H. Robinson; "The Changing Artwork of the Hmong" by Alice Weickelt; "Creating University Communities" by Mike Mutschelknaus; "Direct Grammar Instruction in the Communication-based Classroom" by Sheila E. Hansen; REVIEWS: "'The American Ways: An Introduction to American Culture' by Maryanne Datesman, Joann Crandall and Edward Kearney" Reviewed by Julie Adler; "'New Ways in Content-Based Instruction' by Donna M. Brinton and Peter Master, eds." Reviewed by Pat Stoffers; STUDENT WORK" "Mountains and Trees" by You a Yang; "I Really Want..." by Zang Xiong; "The Only One" by Soua Yang
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    Volume 14, 1997
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1997)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "LEAP English Academy--an Alternative High School for Newcomers to the United States" by Jeff DuFresne and Sandra Hall; "Defining the World: Content-Based Learning in an ESL Classroom" by Elizabeth A. Hoadley; "The World Wide Web and Electronic Mail: Applications for ESL" by Joannah L. O'Hatnick; "Reading Lab: a Comprehensive Starter Kit" by Tom Richards; REVIEWS: "'Voices from the Language Classroom' by Kathleen M. Bailey and David Nunan, eds." Reviewed by Adele G. Hansen; "'To Destroy You Is No Loss: The Odyssey of a Cambodian Family' by JoAn D. Criddle" Reviewed by Robin Murie; "'Bamboo & Butterflies: From Refugee to Citizen' by JoAn D. Criddle" Reviewed by Jeff Hoover; "'"My Trouble Is My English": Asian Students and the American Dream' by Danling Fu" Reviewed by Andrea Poulos
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    Volume 13, 1995-1996
    (Minnesota and Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 1995)
    Contents: ARTICLES: "Iwareru and Meiwaku: A Comparative Analysis of Japanese and American Communicative Styles" by Masako Saito and James H. Robinson; "Reading in the Elementary Classroom" by Alice Weickelt; "An Overview of Hmong for ESL Teachers" Lisa Dettinger and Thorn A. Upton; "Reading Lab: From Pleasure Reading to Proficiency?" by Evangeline L. French; "The Paraphrasing Process of Native Speakers: Some Implications for the ESL Classroom" by Laurie Eckblad Anderson; REVIEWS: "'Academic Listening, Research Perspectives' by John Flowerdew" Reviewed by Xochitl Dennis; "'Understanding Communication in Second Language Classrooms' by Karen E. Johnson" Reviewed by Gail Ibele "'Apple Pie: Delta's Beginning ESL Program, revised edition' by Sadae Iwataki, Ed." Reviewed by Lesley Andrews; POETRY: "Poem" by Sharon Hilberer