Book: Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners: Research, Theory, Policy, and Practice

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Mon Apr 19 21:53:24 UTC 2010


http://caslonpublishing.com/publication/foundations-teaching-english-language-learners/

 

Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners: Research, Theory, Policy, and Practice

 

By Wayne E. Wright 

ISBN: 978-1-934000-01-4

Publication Date: April 2010

 

The only comprehensive text on English language learner education for students in elementary and secondary teacher education, reading/literacy, special education, TESOL, bilingual education, and educational leadership programs.

 

Includes an interactive companion website that takes advantage of the collaborative technologies of web 2.0.

 

Students will learn to...

* Make research-based decisions about effective policies, programs, and practices 

 

* Relate theories of second language acquisition, literacy development, and culture to practice 

 

* Teach oral language, reading, and writing to ELLs 

 

* Make content comprehensible to ELLs 

 

* Use the primary language and technology to support learning 

 

* Integrate ELLs into the academic mainstream

 

Special Features 

* Guiding questions and key terms in each chapter preview major concepts 

 

* Tables, boxes, figures, glossary, vignettes, teaching strategies, and samples of student work make chapter content accessible and practical 

 

* End of chapter self-assessment activities, discussion questions, research activities and recommended readings extend student learning 

 

* Companion Web site with on-line discussions, wiki-this activities, bonus e-handbook on advocacy, links to classroom materials, lesson planning frameworks, videos of classroom strategies, digests and briefs connect students with dynamic learning communities 

 

* Professors' Resource Room for professors only, includes a course syllabus, slides for lectures, and a discussion board that allows professors to connect and collaborate with other professors using Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners 

 

Price: $94.95

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