This book combines practical experience and insights of 16 authors who have successfully worked with ELL students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and settings. Summary tables, samples of children's work, and photographs help illustrate how successful teachers and teacher educators are helping ELLs succeed. This book is 192 pages and has a soft cover. ISBN Number: 978-0-9763071-7-4.
Part 1 -- Insights
Understanding the Challenge of Educating Immigrant English Language Learners in Today’s Schools
English Language Learners in Classrooms: Valued Members or Uninvited Guests?
Using ESL Teachers’ Expertise to Inform Mainstream Teacher Preparation
Part 2 -- Assessment and Instruction
English Language Learners: Lessons Learned from Reading Recovery
English Language Learners in Primary Classrooms: Literacy Assessment and Instruction
Teaching for Comprehension and Language Development of English Learners: Insights from Reading Recovery
Tailoring Instruction for José and Khamtay: How Literacy Assessments Guide Teaching with English Language Learners
Teaching Essential Vocabulary to English Language Learners
Using Writing to Make Cross-Language Connections from Spanish to English
Engaging English Learners Through Effective Classroom Practices
Edited by Cynthia Rodríguez-Eagle
Foreword by Yvonne and David Freeman
Dr. Yvonne Freeman is a professor of bilingual education and Dr. David Freeman is a professor of reading/ESL at The University of Texas at Brownsville. Both are interested in literacy education for English language learners. In addition to doing staff development with school districts across the country, they present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. The Freemans have published numerous books, articles, and book chapters jointly and separately on the topics of second language teaching, biliteracy, bilingual education, linguistics, and second language acquisition.