Teaching English Language Learners Through the Arts

Teaching English Language Learners Through the Arts

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This text describes successful ways in which English language learners have excelled in an arts-based methods program. Based on the workings of an award winning, and well-researched program called SUAVE (Socios Unidos para Artes Via Educacion - United Community for Arts in Education), this text delves into all aspects of classroom practice, as well as the professional development practices that support students' learning through the arts-based methods. A perfect supplement for any ESL course, this text focuses on ongoing practice by demonstrating real examples from real classrooms through the voices of teachers, researchers, artists, administrators, and students qThis is an inspiring and encouraging book for all teachers, not just those teaching ESL and/or elementary...This is an excellent asset for practicing teachers, student teachers, parents and administrators...This is the kind of book readers would not want to put down until they have reached the end. q Professor Karima Benremouga, qUniversity of Houston.q Teaching ESL through the Arts qis an excellent manuscript and will make a wonderful contribution to the field.q Professor Sharon H. Ulanoff, qCalifornia State University, Los Angelesq Merryl Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at California State University San Marcos. A professional saxophonist and recording artist who toured internationally for thirteen years with the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Goldberg has published widely on the importance of arts in education including Arts and Learning: An Integrated Approach to Teaching and Learning in Multicultural and Multilingual Settings (2nd ed.) (2001) Addison Wesley/Longman. She is the recipient of Spencer, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur, and Fulbright-Hays Foundations grants relating to her work with arts in the schools.The book concerns itself with the genre of the blues tradition here in the United States, especially as it relates to women ... and blues singers as dynamic spokespersons, interpreters of dreams, revealers of harsh realities, and tragicomedies ofanbsp;...

Title:Teaching English Language Learners Through the Arts
Author:Merryl Ruth Goldberg
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2004


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