A Course for Teaching English Learners (2nd Revised edition)

A Course for Teaching English Learners (2nd Revised edition)

By: Lynne T. Diaz-Rico (author)Paperback

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A Course for Teaching English Learners, 2/e by well-respected author and educator Lynne T. Diaz-Rico, gives pre-service and in-service teachers the background principles and practical classroom techniques they need to successfully teach all English learners. The author provides a wealth of background principles underlying the cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural context and foundations of learning and provides a comprehensive framework that focuses on more than just reading and writing. Unique to this text is its flexible, comprehensive underlying framework that outlines both psychological and sociocultural contexts for English language acquisition and structured content delivery across the elementary middle school, and high school grades.

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About Author

Lynne T. Diaz-Rico is a Professor of Education at California State University, San Bernardino. She has worked with public and private teacher education institutions and agencies around the world to prepare teachers for classrooms with diverse students and English-language pedagogy. Her books Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook and Strategies for Teaching English Learners are widely used to educate English-language development teachers. Her research interests are in pedagogies for multilingual classrooms; creative, innovative English teaching strategies; critical discourse analysis, and visual literacy.


Preface Part One: Teaching English to English Learners Introduction: Teaching English Learners English Learners in U.S. Schools English Learners around the World The Professional Preparation of Teachers to Educate English Learners Chapter One: Language Structure and Use Ah, Language! Language Universals Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language Morphology: The Words of Language Syntax: The Sentence Patterns of Language Semantics: The Meanings of Language Language Functions Discourse Pragmatics: The Influence of Context Dialects and Language Variation Chapter Two: First- and Second-Language Development and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement Processes and Stages of Language Acquisition Theories and Models of Second-Language Acquisition Factors That Influence Second-Language Acquisition Part Two: Assessment and Instruction Chapter Three: Assessment of English Learners Principles of Standards-Based Assessment and Instruction Role, Purposes, and Types of Assessment Language and Content Area Assessment Special Issues in Assessment Chapter Four: Programs for English Learners The History of Multilingual Competency in the United States Federal and State Requirements for ELD Services The Politics of Bilingual Education Empowerment Issues Related to English Learners Equity and Policy Issues Related to English Learners Components of ELD Programs English Language Development and Academic Instruction Parental Rights and Communicating with Families Chapter Five: English Language Development, Lesson Planning, and Specially Designed Content Instruction in English Differentiated Instructional Delivery in the Content Domains Instructional Needs Beyond the Classroom Instructional Planning and Organization for ELD and SDAIE Teaching with SDAIE Strategies Effective Resource Use in ELD and SDAIE Teacher Commitment Chapter Six: English Language Development The Focus on Communicative Interaction The Role of Grammar Content-Based English Language Development Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Chapter Seven: English Language Literacy Development Part Three: Culture and Inclusion Chapter Eight: Culture and Cultural Diversity and Their Relationship to Academic Achievement Cultural Concepts and Perspectives Cultural Contact Cultural Diversity in the United States and California Intercultural Communication Investigating Ourselves as Cultural Beings Chapter Nine: Culturally Inclusive Instruction The Role of Culture in the Classroom and School Educating Students about Diversity Learning about Students' Cultures Cultrually Inclusive Learning Environments Family and Community Involvement Bibliography Name Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/01/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780132490351
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780132490351
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0132490358
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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