Resources for Professors

Government Resources

Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum


Books and Journals

Arnett, K., & Mady, C. (Eds.). (2013). Minority populations in Canadian second language education (Vol. 32). Multilingual Matters.

Coehlo, E. (2007). Adding English: A Guide to Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms. Pippin Publishing.

Cole, D. & Pullen, D. (2009). Multiliteracies in Motion: Current Theory and Practice. Routledge.

Cope, B., &  Kalantzis, M. (2009). “Multiliteracies”: New literacies, new learning. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 4, 164-195.

Cummins, J. (2014). To what extent are Canadian second language policies evidence-based? Reflections on the intersections of research and policy. Frontiers in Psychology, 51-10.

Cummins, J. Brown, K., & Sayers, D. (2006). Literacy, Technology, and Diversity: Teaching for Success in Changing Times. Pearson Education.

Cushner, K. (2012). Planting seeds for peace: Are they growing in the right direction? International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36(2), 161-168.

De Costa, P. (2010). Let’s collaborate: Using developments in global English research to advance socioculturally-oriented SLA identity work. Issues in Applied Linguistics, 18(1), 99-124.

French, L., & Collins, L. (2014). FSL and ESL teachers’ perspectives on their professions: A comparative overview of two national survey projects. Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT).

Gay, G. (2000). Culturally responsive teaching: Theory, research, and practice. Teachers College Press.

Haynes, J. (2007). Getting Started with English Language Learners: How Educators Can Meet the Challenges. ASCD.

Hill, J.D., & Miller, K.B. (2013). Classroom instruction that works with English language learners (2nd ed.). McRel.

o   LIBRARY: Free electronic copies are available through the University of Ottawa library (*eng).

o   This link should enable you to download a PDF version of the book that you can keep for 14 days, or a 61-page PDF file that doesn’t expire.

o   For any other questions, please consult  

Hornberger, N. (Ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of language and education (electronic resource). Springer.

Hutchinson, N. (2003). Teaching Exceptional Children and Adolescents: A Canadian Casebook, Second Canadian Edition (2nd Edition). Pearson Education.

Kanno, Y. & Norton, B. (2003). Imagined communities and educational possibilities. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2(4) (special issue). 

Law, B. & Ecks, M. (2010). The more than just surviving handbook: ESL for every classroom teacher (3rd ed.). Portage and Main Press.

Norton, B. (2013). Identity and Language Learning: Extending the Conversation. Multilingual Matters.

O’Malley, M., & Chamot, A. (1990). Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge University Press.

Oxford, R. (2013). Teaching & Researching: Language Learning Strategies. Pearson Education: ESL.

Oxford, R. (1990). Language Learning Strategies: What Every Teacher Should KnowCENGAGE Learning.

Rojas, V. (2007). Strategies for Success with English Language Learners: an ASCD Action Tool. ASCD.

Spada, N. & Lightbown, P. (2014). How languages are learned (4th ed.). Oxford University Press.

Vaughn, S. & Linan-Thompson, S. (2007). Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4. ASCD.


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