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Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Students Strategies for Teaching and Assessment

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ISBN-10: 1412952131

ISBN-13: 9781412952132

Edition: 2010

Authors: Elizabeth A. Grassi, Heidi Bulmahn Barker

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List price: $168.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.37" wide x 9.13" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Elizabeth A. Grassi is Associate Professor of linguistically and culturally diverse education at Regis University. Prior to joining the Regis faculty, Elizabeth was a K-12 teacher and coordinator of ESL/language acquisition programs both in the United States and abroad.

Heidi Bulmahn Barker is Associate Professor of elementary and special education at Regis University. Prior to joining the Regis faculty, Heidi worked in both special and general education teaching positions.

Forward
Preface
Introduction
Establishing the Rationale: Demographics of Students in Our Classrooms
Setting the Context: Laws That Impact Program Options for CLDE Students
New Directions in Teacher Training
Summary
Activities for Further Understanding
Understanding Student Backgrounds
Collaborating With Families
Creating Relationships With CLD Families
Considerations of Culture When Working With CLD Families
Empowering Families
Summary
Activities for Further Understanding
Understanding Language Acquisition
Interlanguage: The Journey From First Language to Second Language Proficiency
Second Language Acquisition Theories
Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Understanding Fluency
Proficiency: What Does It Mean to Be "Fluent" in a Language?
Cummins's BICS and CALPS Model
Canale and Swain's Four-Part Model of Communicative Competence
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Assessment and Planning for Instruction
Strategies for the Assessment Process
The Instruction/Assessment Cycle in Special Education
Thes Eligibility Process and CLDE Students
Tailoring Assessment Procedures for CLDE Students
Summary
Activities for Further Understanding
Collaboration Skills
Diversifying the Concept of Collaboration
Foundations of Collaboration
Creating a Collaborative School Culture
Co-Teaching as Collaboration
Working With Paraprofessionals
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Planning Instruction
Planning for Instruction
A Philosophy of Differentiation
Universal Design for Learning
Application of Differentiation and UDL: Backward Design Planning
Planning Pyramid for Instruction and RTI
Planning and Classroom Management
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Introduction and Definitions
Develop and Maintain Strong Teacher-Student Relationships
Emphasize Consistent Dialogical Interaction
Incorporate and Validate Space for Student Voice and Identity
Make Content Relevant to All Students in the Classroom
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Content and Language Acquisition
Teaching Strategies: An Integrated Content-Language Approach
Making the Content Comprehensible With the 3-Way Model
Front-Loading and Emphasizing the Academic Language and Key Concepts of the Lesson
Accessing and Explicitly Teaching the Cultural and Content Schemata Needed for the Lesson
Allowing Students Time to Clarify in the First Language
Helping Students Organize and Access Academic Information: Explicit Strategy Instruction
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Promoting the Participation
Creating a Comfortable Classroom Environment
Increasing Interaction in the Classroom: Heterogeneous Groupings
Encourage Extended Participation From CLDE Students
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Explicit Grammar Instruction
Language Errors
Form-Focused Instruction
Different Strategies for Teaching Grammar
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Literacy Instruction
Strategies for Teaching Reading
Reading Components and CLDE Students
Language and Literacy
Activities to Increase Background Knowledge
Reading Strategy Instruction
Strategies to Help Students Analyze, Organize, and Interact With the Content
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Teaching the Writing Process
Written Expression Challenges for Students With Special Needs
Written Expression Challenges for CLDE Students
Explicit Instruction of the Writing Process
Example of Explicit Instruction of the Writing Process
Summary
Activities for Further Understanding
Challenges When Teaching Writing
Specific Writing Challenges for CLDE Students
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
Strategies for Written Error Correction
Considerations When Correcting CLDE Student's Writing
Error Correction
Summary
Activities For Further Understanding
New Directions in the Education of CLDE Students
The Future of English Language Learners With Special Needs: School Policy Reform (Web Chapter)
Policy Recommendations for Supporting CLDE Students