Summer 2019 44(1)

Letter from the President Michelle Roth 3
Letter from the Editor Jessica Weimer 4
FEATURED ARTICLE
Spotlight on Guided Pathways at Renton Technical College with Camille Pomeroy & Laura Knight 5
FROM THE FIELD
Giving Students a Purpose to Read: A Lesson Plan Radhwan Munir Ahmed 8
Home Languages: An Effective Tool for Learning and a Challenge to “English Only” Policies Taiko Aoki-Marcial & Lauren Plitkins 11
Teaching Reading out of the Box by Activating Students’ Background Knowledge Azzeddine Bencherab & Nizar Ali Sulaivany 15
Getting Students Talking Lisa Greenfield 24
Interaction is The Key Element for Online Class Engagement and Retention Raquel Poteet 26
Collaboration in the Okinawa Summer Language & Culture Program for Middle/High School Youth Anna Karin Roo, Tom Salsbury, Sandra Bancroft-Billings, David Martin, Jenn Kurz, Karen Jennings, Jacob Barrows 28
Glad to Hear It: Using Podcasts to Encourage Listening Practice Sara Schroeder 31
SCHOLAR-PRACTIONER
Omnilinguistic Pedagogy Dana L. Burgess 33
Stylistic Imitation as a Heuristic for Free Writing LaVona Reeves & Min Yi Liang 36
Translanguaging in the Multilingual Classroom: From Theory to Practice Joshua Schulze, Anne Ittner, & Emma Marquez 39
BOOK AND CONFERENCE REVIEWS
New Ways in Teaching Speaking Mary Brooks 42
Reading Apprenticeship Realized and More Important Than Ever Michele Lesmeister 44
GRANTS AND AWARDS 45
Apply for WAESOL Scholarships, Grants, and Awards Now 45
Professional Development Grant Report from Xue Zhang & Project Funding Grant Report from Leah Schubert
Upcoming Event 47
Invitation to serve on the WAESOL board in 2020 48
WAESOL Conference 2019 49