The Handbook of TESOL in K-12

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Original Publish Date: Apr 08, 2019
Product Number: EB00758213
Released: Apr 22, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119421719
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

The first handbook to explore the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in elementary and secondary education (K-12)  The number of students being educated in English has grown significantly in modern times — globalization, immigration, and evolving educational policies have prompted an increased need for English language learner (ELL) education. The Handbook of TESOL in K-12 combines contemporary research and current practices to provide a comprehensive overview of the origins, evolution, and future direction of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at the elementary and secondary levels (K-12). Exploring the latest disciplinary and interdisciplinary issues in the field, this is a first-of-its-kind Handbook and contributions are offered from a team of internationally-renowned scholars. Comprehensive in scope, this essential Handbook covers topics ranging from bilingual language development and technology-enhanced language learning, to ESOL preparation methods for specialist and mainstream teachers and school administrators. Three sections organize the content to cover Key Issues in Teaching ESOL students in K-12, Pedagogical Issues and Practices in TESOL in K-12 Education, and School Personnel Preparation for TESOL in K-12. -Satisfies a need for inclusive and in-depth research on TESOL in K-12 classrooms -Presents a timely and interesting selection of topics that are highly relevant to working teachers and support staff -Applies state-of-the-art research to real-world TESOL classroom settings -Offers a balanced assessment of diverse theoretical foundations, concepts, and findings  The Handbook of TESOL in K-12 is an indispensable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and scholars, and educators in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in elementary and secondary education. 

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