Teaching English language learners in elementary school communities

Teaching English language learners in elementary school communities

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Designed for student teachers, general education teachers, and teachers of dual-language classes, this new edition of Teaching English Language Learners in Elementary School Communitiesis now aligned with the standards developed by TESOL. This book also addresses teachers'expectations of English Language Learners, solutions for the dual-language classroom, how to encourage active participation and social integration, mixed-language whole-class teaching, small groupwork, involving families and communities in school activities, and assessment-an invaluable resource for teaching English Language Learners. FEATURES OF THE FOURTH EDITION INCLUDE: A sociocultural frameworkthat centers around social learning, rather than a psychological framework that centers around individual learning. Applicability to dual-language educationin addition to student teaching and regular education. New! View of being a good language learnerin the context of a social classroom. New! Chapter on assessment practices, highlighting the multiple roles of oral and written language assessment.D. What kinds of opportunities are there for students to write to real audiences, such as children in other grades, peers, the teacher ... Based on the answers you receive, try to determine whether participation is balanced in favor of the teacher or the students or ... how they organize learning materials in their classroom. If there are animals in the class, tell where they are located and why. 5. ... Computers and cultural diversity: Restructuring for school success. ... Oxford: Pergamon Press.

Title:Teaching English language learners in elementary school communities
Author:Christian Faltis
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2006


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