9780137154555

Not for ESOL Teachers What Every Classroom Teacher Needs to Know About the Linguistically, Culturally, and Ethnically Diverse Student

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    9780137154555

  • ISBN10:

    0137154550

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-29
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Key Benefit: This accessible and practical text offers mainstream classroom teachers a comprehensive resource on educating English language learners (ELLs) successfully Key Topics: The Second Edition ofNot for ESOL Teachersidentifies key issues and challenges concerning the teaching of language and content to English language learners. It also offers teachers a variety of research-proven strategies in order to address those studentsrs" multiple learning needs. Market: Mainstream classroom teachers

Table of Contents

Forward
Preface
Notes to the Reader
Classrooms of Today
Voices from the Classroom
Cultural Diversity in the Mainstream Classroom
Cross-cultural Understanding in Academic Settings (formerly Ch. 3Cultural Miscommunication in Academic Settingsand Ch. 4Understanding Other Cultures)
Diverse Learning Styles
(Formerly part three) -The Experience of Learning Another Language
(formerly Ch. 12) - What Teachers Need to Know about Language Acquisition
(formerly Ch. 11) - The School Experience for the English Learner
(formerly part four)Learning English through Academic Content
(Formerly Ch. 15) - Literacy and the English Language Learner
(Formerly Ch. 13) - Why Integrate Language and Content
(Formerly Ch. 14)- Differentiated Content Instruction for English Language Learners
(Formerly Ch. 16)- Teaching Math to English Learners - Myths and Methods
(formerly part five) -Assessment and the English Learner
(formerly Ch. 17) - Traditional Assessment: Why it is Inappropriate
(formerly part six) - English Language Learners and the Wider Community
(formerly Ch. 19) - Suggestions for Support Personnel
(formerly Ch. 18) - How Teachers Can Help Parents of ELLs
(formerly part two) -Sampler of Cultural Groups: The Teacher as Cultural Observer
(formerly Ch. 6) - Native Americans or American Indians
(formerly Ch. 7) - Asian Americans/Indians
(Formerly Ch. 8) - Muslims, Followers of Islam, and Speakers of Arabic
(Formerly Ch. 8) - Haitians
(Formerly Ch. 10) - Hispanics, Latinos/as, and Spanish Speakers
Appendixes
ESOL Methods and Strategies
Language Level Classifications and Descriptions
Websites: Standards for English Language Learners
Social Studies Adaptation - U.S. Government
Adaptation of Science
Class Assignment: Content Area Textbook Analysis Form
Project Rubric for Textbook Modifications
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