Scaffolding the Academic Success of Adolescent English Language Learners A Pedagogy of Promise

ISBN-10: 0914409751
ISBN-13: 9780914409755
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Publisher: WestEd
Publication date: 2/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Prefacep. ix
A Pedagogy of Promisep. 1
Helping Students Become What They Are Not Yetp. 2
The Theoretical Foundations of Future-Oriented Pedagogyp. 4
The QTEL Application of Sociocultural Learning Theoryp. 6
Development Follows Learningp. 6
Participation in Activity Is Central in the Development of Knowledgep. 7
Participation in Activity Progresses from Apprenticeship to Appropriation, or from the Social to the Individual Planep. 9
Learning Can Be Observed As Changes in Participation Over Timep. 10
Conclusionp. 12
Scaffolding Reframedp. 15
The Zone of Proximal Development and the Peekaboo Gamep. 16
Peekaboop. 17
Predicting the Unpredictablep. 18
Scaffolding in a Tutoring Settingp. 20
Scaffolding in Classroomsp. 23
Learning Tasks That Promote Autonomyp. 23
Teacher Interactions That Promote Autonomyp. 25
Interactions Beyond "Expert-Novice" That Scaffold Learningp. 28
Features of Pedagogical Scaffoldingp. 33
Amplify, Don't Simplify!p. 38
Conclusionp. 40
The Role of Language and Language Learningp. 43
Language Developmentp. 44
Conversational Languagep. 45
Academic Languagep. 47
Conversational and Academic Language: A Continuump. 49
Genrep. 52
Culture, Language, and Identityp. 56
The Identities of English Language Learnersp. 57
The L1-L2 Connectionp. 58
Language and the Brainp. 62
Schema and the Experiential Basis of Cognitionp. 62
Multimodal Discourse and Multisensory Learningp. 66
Accuracy and Fluencyp. 67
Feedback and Assessmentp. 73
Conclusionp. 77
Principles of Quality Teaching for English Learnersp. 81
Principles: The Cornerstone of Practicep. 82
Sustain Academic Rigorp. 83
Hold High Expectationsp. 88
Engage English Language Learners in Quality Teacher and Student Interactionsp. 93
Sustain a Language Focusp. 96
Develop a Quality Curriculump. 99
Conclusionp. 100
Pedagogy in Action: The Apprenticeship of Two Teachersp. 103
Two Contextsp. 104
Using Tasks to Learn About Literary Character Developmentp. 108
Using Tasks to Understand Brain Structure and Functionp. 119
A Map of QTEL Principles in Two Lessonsp. 131
Academic Rigorp. 131
High Expectationsp. 132
Quality Interactionsp. 134
Language Focusp. 135
Quality Curriculump. 136
Conclusionp. 137
Designing Instructionp. 139
The Need for an Inviting and Future-Oriented Pedagogyp. 140
Planning Units of Studyp. 142
Determining Macro Unit Objectivesp. 143
Determining the Assessment of Macro Objectivesp. 144
Determining Meso Objectives, Content Topics, and Benchmark Momentsp. 144
A Sample Final Unit Assessmentp. 146
The Interrelationship of Disciplinary, Cognitive, and Language Objectivesp. 147
Planning Lessonsp. 149
Three Moments in a Lessonp. 151
Preparing Learnersp. 152
Interacting with Textp. 168
Extending Understandingp. 177
Conclusionp. 185
Referencesp. 189
Appendix: Linguistics in the ELL Classroomp. 199
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