Research and Validity

The Pedagogical Teacher’s Guide, written by Dr. Kate Kinsella and Tonya Ward Singer, provides resources that support integrating the Longman Elementary Dictionary and Thesaurus into the classroom. This research-based guide offers practical and highlyeffective instructional routines giving teachers clear guidance on how to use the dictionary as a powerful instructional tool. Kate Kinsella, Ed.D. consults nationally with districts regarding instruction of K-12 English learners. As a teacher educator she has maintained active involvement in classrooms by coaching across the grade levels and teaching academic literacy skills. She is an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education at San Francisco State University.