Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners

Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners

In this Handbook leading researchers, teacher educators, and expert practitioners speak to current and future educators and educational leaders in understandable language about the research that informs best practices for English language ...

Author: Lorrie Stoops Verplaetse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351563048

Category: Education

Page: 380

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In this Handbook leading researchers, teacher educators, and expert practitioners speak to current and future educators and educational leaders in understandable language about the research that informs best practices for English language learners integrated into the K-12 public school system. Responding to current state and federal mandates that require educators to link their practices to sound research results, it is designed to help educators to define, select, and defend realistic educational practices that include and serve well their English language learning student populations. A critical and distinctive feature of this volume is its non-technical language that is accessible to general educators who have not been trained in the fields of second-language development and applied linguistics. Each chapter begins with a thorough discussion of the recommended practices, followed by a description of the research that supports these practices. The rigor of reported research is contained, but this research is written in a lay person’s terminology, accompanied by bibliographies for readers who wish to read about the research in technical detail. The volume is structured around four themes: • In the Elementary Classroom • In the Middle and Secondary Classroom • School and Community Collaboration • School and District Reform. Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners is intended for current and future educational administrators, all educators who have a keen interest in school reform at the classroom, school, or district level, and staff developers, policy makers, parents and community groups, and anyone interested in the successful education of linguistically and culturally diverse students.
Categories: Education

Approaches to Inclusive English Classrooms

Approaches to Inclusive English Classrooms

Menken, K. (2006) Teaching to the test: How No Child Left Behind impacts language policy, curriculum, and instruction for ... In L.S. Verplaetse and N. Migliacci (eds) Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners: A Handbook of ...

Author: Kate Mastruserio Reynolds

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783093335

Category: Education

Page: 309

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This accessible book takes a critical approach towards content-based instruction methods, bridging the gap between theory and practice in order to allow teachers to make an informed decision about best practices for an inclusive classroom. It is a resource for both educators and ESL teachers working within an English learner inclusion environment.
Categories: Education

Teaching Science to English Language Learners

Teaching Science to English Language Learners

Inclusive pedagogy offers a major theoretical framework and evidence-based practice that is helpful in understanding what science teacher education for ELLs should look like. It is based on the premise that teachers must make learning ...

Author: Luciana C. de Oliveira

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319535944

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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This edited collection explores how science can be taught to English language learners (ELLs) in 21st century classrooms. The authors focus on the ways in which pre-service and in-service science teachers have developed—or may develop—instructional effectiveness for working with ELLs in the secondary classroom. Chapter topics are grounded in both research and practice, addressing a range of timely topics including the current state of ELL education in the secondary science classroom, approaches to leveraging the talents and strengths of bilingual students in heterogeneous classrooms, best practices in teaching science to multilingual students, and ways to infuse the secondary science teacher preparation curriculum with ELL pedagogy. This book will appeal to an audience beyond secondary content area teachers and teacher educators to all teachers of ELLs, teacher educators and researchers of language acquisition more broadly.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Best Practices in ELL Instruction

Best Practices in ELL Instruction

Meeting the needs of ELLs: Acknowledging the schism between ESL/bilingual and mainstream teachers and illustrating that ... In L. S. Verplaetse & N. Migliacci (Eds.), Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: A handbook of ...

Author: Guofang Li

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606236644

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 392

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In this indispensable work, prominent authorities review the latest research on all aspects of ELL instruction (K–12) and identify what works for today's students and schools. Provided are best-practice guidelines for targeting reading, writing, oral language, vocabulary, content-domain literacies, and other core skill areas; assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students; and building strong school–home–community partnerships. Chapters include clear-cut recommendations for teaching adolescent ELLs and those with learning disabilities. The comprehensive scope, explicit linkages from research to practice, and guidance for becoming a culturally informed, reflective practitioner make the book an ideal course text.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Casebook of Inclusive Pedagogical Practices for Second Language Teacher Education

A Casebook of Inclusive Pedagogical Practices for Second Language Teacher Education

BICS and CALP. In M. Byram (Ed.), Routledge encyclopedia of language teaching and learning (pp. 76–79). New York: Routledge. ... Assessing English language learners: Bridges from language proficiency to academic achievement.

Author: Amy B Gooden

Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT

ISBN: 9780472037933

Category:

Page: 152

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This casebook is designed to broaden L2 teacher knowledge, thinking, and practice with regard to making language and learning accessible to all students. Language teachers are especially accountable for promoting socially just, inclusive, decolonizing, and multicultural pedagogical practices and curricula; at this critical juncture in history, this book is intended to raise language teachers' awareness of the importance of critically examining and reflecting on the intersectionality of language education and inclusive pedagogical practices. Language teacher educators can use this text in their courses and workshops to build on and extend theoretical foundations, while making critical practical connections. The 12 cases presented here cover a range of inclusive language teaching and learning issues that practitioners are likely to face in their respective teaching contexts. All the cases are based on real-life dilemmas faced by practitioners in the field and have been informed by discussions with pre-service and in-service student teachers. The cases represent a range of classroom contexts: K-12 ESL/sheltered English immersion, world foreign language, and post-secondary EAP; private, charter, and public schools; and urban and suburban settings. The cases are accompanied by pre- and post-problem sets and in-class discussion questions. This volume applies the case-based pedagogy often used in some fields to that of second language teacher education to encourage pre- and in-service teachers to grapple with the types of dilemmas and decisions teachers confront every day. The cases here are not intended as exemplars of practice to be emulated or illustrations of existing theories; instead, they are problem-based narratives that resist clear-cut answers or solutions and remain open ended to stimulate further investigation and reflection. The goal is to mimic the complexity of the classroom where teachers confront a range of pedagogical and learning challenges, and the ensuing experience requires critical, real-time decisions that demand keen professional discernment.
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English Language Learners and the New Standards

English Language Learners and the New Standards

Lee S. Shulman, “Those Who Understand: Knowledge Growth in Teaching,” Educational Researcher 15, no. ... with Adolescent English Language Learners: A Model and a Few Priorities,” in Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners: A ...

Author: Margaret Heritage

Publisher: Harvard Education Press

ISBN: 9781612508030

Category: Education

Page: 224

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In English Language Learners and the New Standards, three leading scholars present a clear vision and practical suggestions for helping teachers engage ELL students in simultaneously learning subject-area content, analytical practices, and language. This process requires three important shifts in our perspective on language and language learning—from an individual activity to a socially engaged activity; from a linear process aimed at correctness and fluency, to a developmental process, focused on comprehension and communication; and from a separate area of instruction to an approach that embeds language development in subject-area activities. In English Language Learners and the New Standards, the authors: Clarify the skills and knowledge teachers need to integrate content knowledge and language development Show how teachers can integrate formative assessment in ongoing teaching and learning Discuss key leverage points and stress points in using interim and summative assessments with ELLs Provide classroom vignettes illustrating key practices Finally, the authors explain the theories and research that underlie their vision and examine the role of policy in shaping pedagogy and assessment for ELL students.
Categories: Education

Teacher Preparation for Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

Teacher Preparation for Linguistically Diverse Classrooms

Developing academic language through an abundance of interaction. In L.S. Verplaetse & N. Migliacci (Eds.), Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: A handbook of research-informed practices (pp. 167–180).

Author: Tamara Lucas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136911408

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Teacher educators today need knowledge and practical ideas about how to prepare all pre-service and in-service teachers (not just bilingual or ESL specialists) to teach the growing number of students in K-12 classrooms in the United States who speak native languages other than English. This book is at the forefront in focusing exclusively on the preparation of mainstream classroom teachers for this population of students. Part one provides the conceptual and contextual framework for the book, including a comprehensive discussion of relevant demographic trends and an analysis of national and state policies. Part two presents examples of initiatives in different institutional and geographic settings, highlighting three essential elements of teacher preparation: curriculum content, program design, and program coherence. Meeting a pressing need among teacher educators left to figure out, largely by trial and error, how best to prepare non-specialist classroom teachers to work with ELLs, this book both contributes to the research base and provides practical information to help readers envision possibilities they can apply in their own settings.
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Handbook of Research on Policies and Practices for Assessing Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Handbook of Research on Policies and Practices for Assessing Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Impulse zur Unterrichtsentwicklung aus fachdidaktischer und sonderpädagogischer Perspektive [Inclusive English language teaching. Impulses for teaching developement from a subject-specific and special needs-related perspective] (pp.

Author: Meletiadou, Eleni

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799885818

Category: Education

Page: 600

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Inclusivity is a crucial factor in assessment design as fair assessment must reflect the needs of a diverse student body. Assessment practices should also be culturally inclusive and supportive to all students while considering the needs of learners with disabilities and specific learning difficulties. Educational institutions worldwide are adopting a range of principles, using a variety of assessment methods, and developing assessment literacy. All these issues must be considered when researching inclusive assessment practices and policies. The Handbook of Research on Policies and Practices for Assessing Inclusive Teaching and Learning discusses the needs of learners of any context, background, and culture. This book strives to promote the importance of global inclusive assessment and teaching, giving an understanding to educators and faculty of the negative effect uniform assessment and teaching strategies have on a diverse body of students. Covering topics such as equitable design, ethnic preferential policies, and multilingual perspectives, this book provides an indispensable resource for researchers, practitioners, educators, teacher educators, policymakers, administrators, program planners, educational managers, educational leaders, professors, and academicians.
Categories: Education

Learning English and Chinese as Foreign Languages

Learning English and Chinese as Foreign Languages

Such a new trend in foreign language education 'may be the right pedagogy for the right time – a time when we are at the crossroad of globalisation and internationalisation' (Lin & Godwin-Jones, 2018: 4–5). Towards an Inclusive Pedagogy ...

Author: Wen-Chuan Lin

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781788925167

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Learning English and Chinese is becoming increasingly important to the prospects of young people. This book compares English as a Foreign Language teaching in Taiwan with Chinese as a Foreign Language education in England in order to highlight how classroom activities are embedded within multiple settings, including ethnic or other social group cultures, family and community resources and school visions or goals. The book illustrates how in Taiwan different ethnic groups recognise, access and value English language learning to varying extents. Its findings illuminate why some ethnic groups are highly motivated to learn English and are able to gain privileged economic positions in the job market. In England, access to Chinese is marked by social class, and the book argues that this could augment an ‘educational apartheid’ that already exists in language teaching in secondary schools, thereby exacerbating existing inequality.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners

Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners

A Blog-mediated writing curriculum for teaching academic genres in an urban classroom: Second grade ELL students' emergent ... In L. Verplaetse & N. Migliacci (Eds.), Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners: Research Informed ...

Author: Onchwari, Grace

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522539568

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 491

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In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students properly, while still practicing inclusion for overall student success. The Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners is an authoritative research publication on research-based, theoretical frameworks and best practices for teaching young English language learners. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics and perspectives such as co-teaching, inclusion, and social awareness, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the examination of how diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences contribute to curriculum and pedagogy for bilingual young learners.
Categories: Foreign Language Study