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English-Only Teachers in Mixed-Language Classrooms A Survival Guide

ISBN-10: 0325009694
ISBN-13: 9780325009698
Edition: 2007
Authors: Joanne Yatvin
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Description: Today English language learners aren't just popping up in California, Arizona, New Mexico, or Texas. The fastest growing populations are in states and districts that have historically taught few students who don't speak English. If you teach where  More...

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List price: $23.13
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 3/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.30" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Today English language learners aren't just popping up in California, Arizona, New Mexico, or Texas. The fastest growing populations are in states and districts that have historically taught few students who don't speak English. If you teach where English language learners are a new phenomenon, you may feel underprepared to meet their needs and wonder if you can even teach them at all. You can, and English-Only Teachers in Mixed-Language Classrooms: A Survival Guidewill lead you to success every step of the way. s English-Only Teachers in Mixed-Language Classrooms: A Survival Guideis just that: a brief, practical primer for your first ELL experience - and a warm, comforting companion on the journey into confident teaching. Written for teachers in grades K - 6 with little or no expertise in second language teaching, it shows the essentials of helping nonnative speakers succeed - even when you don't speak your students' home language. Joanne Yatvin explains what types of strategies build students' confidence, competence, and fluency in English while helping them understand and retain vital content. She covers ESL teaching for the most crucial aspects of instruction: organization and planning teaching beginning English reading and writing instruction content-area learning fostering classroom community. Best of all, Yatvin zeroes in on smart ways to use classroom partnerships to invite English speakers and ELLs to support one another's learning through child-to-child mentorships and peer tutoring. s Sharing insight into helping ELL students adjust to their new classroom emotionally and academically while paying special attention to the importance of developing strong connections to their families, Joanne Yatvin gives you a map for navigating the uncertain terrain of your first encounter with English learners. Read English-Only Teachers in Mixed-Language Classrooms: A Survival Guideand discover that teaching second language learners is not only less scary than you might have thought, but that there's nothing quite like the satisfaction of helping children take their first steps into a new language.

Dr. Joanne Yatvin recently retired from a long career in public education and now teaches part-time in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University. In addition to authoring the dissenting opinion on the NRP report, her varied education career has included teaching elementary, middle, and high school students as well as serving as an elementary principal, a district superintendent, and, beginning in November 2004, Vice President of NCTE.

Introduction : the American classroom today
Basic beliefs and guidelines
Preparing for a mixed-language classroom
Welcoming ELLs into the classroom
Beginning English instruction
Teaching reading and writing
Content learning
ELLs and English-speaking students learning together
Providing further support for ELLs

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