9780415957588

Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415957588

  • ISBN10:

    0415957583

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-13
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Exploring the unique challenges of vocational education, this book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in today's Career and Technical Education programs. The authors' teaching framework and case studies draw from common settings in which career and technical educators find themselves working with ELLs-in the classroom, in the laboratory or workshop, and in work-based learning settings. By integrating CTE and academic instruction, and embedding career development activities across the curriculum, readers will gain a better understanding of the challenges of teaching occupationally-oriented content to a diverse group of learners in multiples settings.

Author Biography

William Blank is Professor in the Department of Adult, Career, and Higher Education, University of South Florida. Victor M. Hernandez-Gantes is Associate Professor in the Department of Adult, Career, and Higher Education, University of South Florida.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Your English Language Learnerp. 9
Orientationp. 11
The Process of English Language Learning and What to Expectp. 13
Deciding on the Best ESOL Programp. 21
Teaching for English Language Developmentp. 26
Not All ELLs are the Samep. 30
Culturally Responsive Pedagogyp. 35
Not All Parents are the Samep. 38
English Language Learners with Special Needsp. 41
The Changing Landscape of Career and Technical Educationp. 45
From Vocational Education to Career and Technical Educationp. 49
Career and Technical Educationp. 67
Nature of Teaching and Learning in Career and Technical Education Programsp. 95
Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programsp. 111
A Starting Pointp. 117
Using Interactive Instructional Strategies in the Classroomp. 124
Using Interactive Demonstration Strategiesp. 135
English Language Learner Strategies for Work-Based Learningp. 153
A Challenging Taskp. 188
Resourcesp. 194
Glossaryp. 207
Strategies for Working Effectively with Special Needs Studentsp. 210
General suggestions for Working with ELLsp. 215
Notesp. 219
Referencesp. 220
Indexp. 231
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