Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms: A Guide for Teachers in International Schools (Parents' and Teachers' Guides)

Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms: A Guide for Teachers in International Schools (Parents' and Teachers' Guides)

By: Coreen Sears (author)Paperback

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Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms offers a real-life practical guide to teachers that will enable them to serve students from many linguistic and cultural backgrounds effectively. Written in an accessible manner it includes numerous exemplary strategies and resources as well as practical references to the latest uses of embedded technology. All of these are designed to reflect contemporary practice in international schools. The book also tackles the controversial and politically-charged issues of the potentially overwhelming impact of English in global contexts and the use of students' mother-tongues in English-medium classrooms. Written by an author and researcher with over 35 years' experience, this book is an essential resource for all teachers, administrators and parents of children in international schools.

About Author

Coreen Sears has worked within the world of international education as teacher, researcher and consultant for over 35 years. Her focus throughout this time has been on ways to offer effective academic and social experiences to linguistically and culturally diverse students. Her bestselling book Second Language Students in Mainstream Classrooms has supported thousands of teachers in international schools worldwide since its publication in 1998.

Contents

Introduction Part 1: The World of International Education Chapter 1: Introducing international schools Chapter 2: being mobile: parents, students, teachers Chapter 3: Adjusting to a life of change Part 2: Programmes and policies in international schools Chapter 4: Introducing programmes of study to be found in international schools Part 3: Bilingualism and Language Learning Chapter 5: Bilingualism in the international school context Chapter 6: Being informed about language learning Part 4: Day-to-day life in mainstream classrooms containing emergent bilingual students Chapter 7: Using school-wide approaches and resources to promote the learning of emergent bilingual students Chapter 8: Explaining the learning culture of the school to students and parents Chapter 9: Enabling emergent bilingual students to access the language of the classroom Part 5: Working with emergent bilingual students in the mainstream academic programme Chapter 10: Key strategies for use with emergent bilingual students in the content areas of the curriculum Chapter 11: Planning for the language and content area learning of emergent bilingual students Chapter 12: Teaching the skills of class talk and literacy to emergent bilingual students Chapter 13: Scaffolding the learning of emergent bilingual students in the mainstream classroom: class talk, mathematics, science and social studies Epilogue: Final Thoughts

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781783093274
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781783093274
  • weight: 548
  • ISBN10: 1783093277

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