Teaching English Language Learners K-12

A Quick-Start Guide for the New Teacher
Product Number: EB00747710
Released: Jan 11, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781632201478
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

Bring the English language to life with this valuable new resource! Some say that learning a second language is like drinking water from a fire hose. But teaching it does not have to be like standing under Niagara Falls. This is the fundamental message of Jerry Jesness' new quick-start guide Teaching English Language Learners K-12. In our climate, ELL teachers face immense demands as educators because the ELL class is often the critical, transitional step into a student's entire education. The author provides specific strategies to address the special challenges for instructors. This valuable resource offers a terrific framework to nurture that motivating spark in English Language learners. For ELL educators, it's more than a job-it's a mission! Teaching English Language Learners K-12 includes: - Customizing instructions to create developmentally and culturally appropriate lessons for all learners - Comprehensive vocabulary checklists for common English words and concepts - Practical methods for using the learner's native language and culture in the classroom - Helpful strategies for teaching spoken English, reading, and writing - Encouraging tips to become a better ELL teacher This book delivers a concise array of teaching strategies, curriculum, and things ESL teachers need to know to become most confident in their work and most effective with their students.

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Author(s): Jerry Jesness
Original Publish Date: Nov 18, 2014

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