How to Reach and Teach English Language Learners

Author: Rachel Carrillo Syrja
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118098172
Format: PDF, ePub
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Practical, ready-to-use ELL strategies firmly rooted in the latestresearch This book provides practical strategies and tools for assessingand teaching even the most hard to reach English language learnersacross the content areas. Syrja offers educators the latestinformation on working with ELLs (including using formativeassessments) and provides a wealth of classroom-tested models andmeasures. These tools have proven to be effective with ESL studentsat all levels, including Long Term English Learners (LTELs).Throughout the book, the author shares powerful research-basedstrategies and clearly illustrates how they should be implementedin the classroom for maximum impact. Filled with proven ideas and easy-to-implement tips forteaching ELLs Designed to be a practical ELL/ESL resource for classroomteachers Syrja, a former teacher and ESL student, is a noted expert inEnglish language learning and a Professional Development Associate with the Leadership and Learning Center This value-packed guide offers educators accessible andresearch-based classroom strategies for reaching and teachingELLs.

Teaching Science to English Language Learners

Author: Joyce Nutta
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0203850572
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Books in the Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) across the Curriculum Series are written specifically for pre- and in- service teachers who may not have been trained in ELL techniques, but still find themselves facing the realities and challenges of today's diverse classrooms and learners. Each book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach ELLs through a given subject area, and how to teach content to ELLs who are at different levels of English language proficiency than the rest of their class. Authored by both language and content area specialists, each volume arms readers with practical, teacher-friendly strategies, and subject-specific techniques. Teaching Science to English Language Learners offers science teachers and teacher educators a straightforward approach for engaging ELLs learning science, offering examples of easy ways to adapt existing lesson plans to be more inclusive. The practical, teacher-friendly strategies and techniques included here are proven effective with ELLs, and many are also effective with all students. The book provides context-specific strategies for the full range of the secondary sciences curriculum, including physical science, life science, earth and space science, science as inquiry, and history and nature of science and more. A fully annotated list of web and print resources completes the book, making this a one volume reference to help science teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction. Special features: practical examples of science exercises make applying theory to practice simple when teaching science to ELLs an overview of the National Science Education Standards offers useful guidelines for effective instructional and assessment practices for ELLs in secondary grades graphs, tables, and illustrations provide additional access points to the text in clear, meaningful ways.

Making Sense

Author: Juli Kendall
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571104097
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents lessons for teaching English to foreign speakers and discusses organizing small-group comprehension classes, selecting books for students to read, and how students demonstrate understanding.

Adding English

Author: Elizabeth Coelho
Publisher: Pippin Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780887510953
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A guide for teachers tasked with integrating second language learners into a mainstream K-12 program offers ideas and advice for enhancing the learning of all students in all areas of the curriculum.

Activities for English Language Learners Across the Curriculum

Author: White, Stephen
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1618137727
Format: PDF, ePub
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Activities for English Language Learners Across the Curriculum is a must-have resource that features activities designed to help students improve English skills. Easy-to-use lessons are provided in each content area and include step-by-step instructions, as well as suggestions for whole and small group instruction and modifications based on students' levels of language proficiency. Definitely an invaluable resource for diverse classrooms, this book also includes background information on language acquisition and language proficiency level. In addition, new Bloom's Taxonomy questions are included to promote oral language development skills.

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

Author: Thomas Sylvester Charles Farrell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412957346
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This resource offers practical methods for helping ELLs succeed in reading, with strategies to increase fluency and comprehension, teach vocabulary and text structure, and more.

99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model

Author: MaryEllen Vogt
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205521067
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text is an ideal companion to "Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model." The 99 ideas and activities include a few familiar techniques that have been shown to be especially effective for ELLs, as well as many new ideas to SIOP teachers.

Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

Author: Gladis Kersaint
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113622758X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Today's mathematics classrooms increasingly include students for whom English is a second language. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides readers a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the secondary mathematics classroom. Framed by a research perspective, Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners presents practical instructional strategies for engaging learners that can be incorporated as a regular part of instruction. The authors offer context-specific strategies for everything from facilitating classroom discussions with all students, to reading and interpreting math textbooks, to tackling word problems. A fully annotated list of math web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help mathematics teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction. Features and updates to this new edition include: An updated and streamlined Part 1 provides an essential overview of ELL theory in a mathematics specific context. Additional practical examples of mathematics problems and exercises make turning theory into practice easy when teaching ELLs New pedagogical elements in Part 3 include tips on harnessing new technologies, discussion questions and reflection points. New coverage of the Common Core State Standards, as well as updates to the web and print resources in Part 4.

First Year Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Julia G. Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470493313
Format: PDF
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The best-selling First Year Teacher's Survival Kit gives new teachers a wide variety of tested strategies, activities, and tools for creating a positive and dynamic learning environment while meeting the challenges of each school day. Packed with valuable tips, the book helps new teachers with everything from becoming effective team players and connecting with students to handling behavior problems and working within diverse classrooms. The new edition is fully revised and updated to cover changes in the K-12 classroom over the past five years. Updates to the second edition include: • New ways teachers can meet the professional development requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act • Entirely new section on helping struggling readers, to address the declining literacy rate among today’s students • Expanded coverage of helpful technology solutions for the classroom • Expanded information on teaching English Language Learners • Greater coverage of the issues/challenges facing elementary teachers • More emphasis on how to reach and teach students of poverty • Updated study techniques that have proven successful with at-risk students • Tips on working effectively within a non-traditional school year schedule • The latest strategies for using graphic organizers • More emphasis on setting goals to help students to succeed • More information on intervening with students who are capable but choose not to work • Updated information on teachers’ rights and responsibilities regarding discipline issues • Fully revised Resources appendix including the latest educational Web sites and software