Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/5/2002
  • Publisher: National Geographic School Pub

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Recommended by the Ontario Ministry of Education Elementary classroom teachers with little or no specialized ESL training will learn how to integrate the teaching of English with the content areas of the regular curriculum

Author Biography

PAULINE GIBBONS has had many years experience in the area of English as a second language, both in the classroom and as a teacher trainer. She has taught at primary, secondary and tertiary levels in the UK, Hong Kong, Iran, Germany, Poland and the Solomon Islands, and is currently a consultant in ESL and Multicultural Education at the Catholic Education Office, Sydney.

Table of Contents

Foreword v
Jim Cummins
Acknowledgments ix
Scaffolding Language and Learning
Classroom Talk: Creating Contexts for Language Learning
From Speaking to Writing in the Content Classroom
Writing in a Second Language Across the Curriculum: An Integrated Approach
Reading in a Second Language
Listening: An Active and Thinking Process
Learning Language, Learning Through Language, and Learning About Language: Developing an Integrated Curriculum
Glossary of Teaching Activities 141(12)
Bibliography 153(6)
Index 159

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