ARTICLES, RESEARCH & CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

“Addressing Culture in the Classroom,” a web-based professional development  course for 
  educators. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2000.
Always a Jewell Video Production web site, www.jewellvideos.com, 2008.
DELTA Annual Report, 2008 & 2009. Arlington, VA. 2008 & 2009.
Client Satisfaction Survey for DELTA Resources, Inc., 2009
DELTALK, a bimonthly employee newsletter. Arlington, VA: Delta Resources, Inc.,  
  2007.
“ESL/ELD Teacher Attitudes toward and Perceptions of Grammar Instruction: A
    Preliminary View.” Ruidoso, NM: Teacher Writing Center, 2008.
“Faculty Performance and Social and Political Attitudes,” Claremont Graduate School, 1986.    Literature review for American Professors: A National Resource Imperiled, by Howard R.      Bowen and Jack H. Schuster, Oxford University Press, 1986.
Julie Low, MD web site, www.julielowmd.com, 2007.
“Managing Student Talk in the English Language Classroom” (with Connie Williams) in
    Language Magazine, May 2009.
“Mentoring: A View from the Other Side,” Mentoring International, May 1990.
New Mexico State University Women's Club web site, www.nmsuwomensclub.org, 2008.
Sam's Sentinel, a quarterly educational newsletter focusing on Jewish culture and traditions.         Alexandria, VA: Mollie and Sam's, 2007.
“Skills-Based Distance Training for a Global Environment: Malaysia's Virtual University,” a
  chapter in Distance Training: How Innovative Organizations are Using Technology to Maximize
  Learning and Meet Business Objectives (with Manon Ress). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass,
  1999.
“Student Critiques: A Way of Teaching Students to Write Effectively,” The Journal of
  Professional Studies, Winter 1989.
Teacher Writing Center web site, www.teacherwritingcenter.org, 2008.
“The Fundamentals of Teaching English Language Development,” a web-based professional
  development course for educators. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2000.
“Using Primary Sources: History’s Raw Material in Today’s Social Studies Classroom,” (with      Gregory Blanch) in IDEAS for Excellence. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004.

READING BOOKS

African American Writers Who Inspired Change (ed.) Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2006.
Cesar Chavez: Changing Lives.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
Daring Explorers Who Sailed the Oceans (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe,  
  2004.
Florida: The Sunshine State.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2007.
Hunt for Hanukkah. Alexandria, VA: PNC Creations, Inc. 2007.
Leaders Who Changed the World (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004.
Lost: One Dad.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1997.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Changing Lives.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
Miss Millie and the Marbles. (ed.) Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
North Carolina: The Tar Heel State.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2007.
People and Stories in Ancient History: A Historical Anthology (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA:  
  Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
People and Stories in World History: A Historical Anthology (with Gregory
  Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2003.
Renaissance Artists Who Inspired the World (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe,  
  2004.
Six Dogs and a Police Officer. (ed) Brea, CA: Ballard &Tighe, 2005.
The Golden Rule. (ed.) Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
Will a Parrot Eat a Carrot? (ed.) Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1997.
Writers Who Inspired the World (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004.
Women Who Ruled (with Gregory Blanch). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

Carousel of IDEAS, Fourth Edition (with Leila Langston, Allison Mangrum, and Laurie Regan).    A comprehensive, multi-component English language development program for students in    grades K-5.  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2005.
Carousel Connections Teacher’s Handbook–Clothing & Accessories (with Laurie Regan). Brea, CA: 
  Ballard & Tighe, 1997.
Carousel Connections Teacher’s Handbook–Pets (with Laurie Regan). Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe,
  1997.
Champion of IDEAS, Set 1. A comprehensive, multi-component English language  
  development program for students in grades 6-12. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2007.
Creative IDEAS (ed.) A series of English language development workbooks. Brea, CA: 1997-
  2007.
Explore America, First and Second Editions. (ed.) A comprehensive, multi-component                 American history program for middle school students. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2003.
Explore the Ancient World, First and Second Editions (ed.) A comprehensive, multi-component    ancient world history social studies program for middle school students. Brea, CA: Ballard
  & Tighe, 2005.
Explore the United States.  (ed.)  A comprehensive, multi-component American history program    for middle school students. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1998.
Explore World History, First and Second Editions (with Gregory Blanch). A comprehensive,         multi-component world history social studies program for  middle school students. Brea,         CA:  Ballard & Tighe, 2003.
Family IDEAS. (ed.) A parent involvement program. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1994.
Interactive Web-based History-Social Science Games. (with Irene Barnett). Brea, CA: Ballard    & Tighe, 2003

PICTURE DICTIONARIES

Explore Geography Picture Dictionary (with Carin Dewhirst and Leila Langston). A picture
  dictionary of geographical features and terms. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2000.
IDEA Picture Dictionary 1 (First and Second Editions). (ed.) A picture dictionary of common
  English words with translations in other languages. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2001, 2005.
IDEA Picture Dictionary 2 (First and Second Editions). (ed.) A picture dictionary of common
  English words. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004, 2006.

ASSESSMENT ITEMS AND MATERIALS

IPT K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12. (ed.) Item writing/editing of Title III English language proficiency    tests. Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2004.
IPT I & II–Oral Spanish, Second Edition: Oral Language Proficiency Tests. (ed.)  Brea, CA:      Ballard & Tighe, 1996.
IPT 1, 2, & 3 Reading and Writing Tests–Spanish: Reading and Writing Proficiency Tests.    
  (ed.)  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1993.
IPT 1, 2, & 3 Reading and Writing Tests–English: Reading and Writing Proficiency
   Tests.  (ed.)  Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 1992.
IPT 2004 (ed.) Oral, Reading, and Writing language proficiency tests in English and     
  Spanish (ed.) Brea, CA: Ballard & Tighe, 2003-2005.


PUBLICATION LIST
The publication list below reflects a selection of the work of the SGC principals,
Dr. Roberta Stathis and Patrice Gotsch. Click here to view sample work.
Advancing Communication One Word at a Time