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

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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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