Getting Started With English Language Learners

Getting Started With English Language Learners

How Educators Can Meet the Challenge

Book - 2007
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In Getting Started with English Language Learners: How Educators Can Meet the Challenge, Judie Haynes provides a practical resource to help educators who are new to the field of English as a Second Language understand the needs of English language learners. From learning how students acquire a second language to differentiating instruction to exploring practical strategies for teaching newcomers, this book will help educators learn how to create effective learning environments for English language learners.

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Haynes has taught in elementary ESL classrooms for 26 years and is the author and coauthor of four books on working with English language learners (ELLs). She offers a text for new K-12 teachers, veteran educators working with ELLs for the first time, administrators, board of education members, and teacher trainers. Coverage includes key concepts of second-language acquisition, social and academic language acquisition, correlating instruction with the stages of second-language acquisition, the newcomers' first weeks of school, challenges for ELLs in content-area classes, differentiating instruction for students who are not ready for grade-level work, and an overview of the different types of programs used in the U.S. The text includes an appendix containing activities for professional development programs and a glossary of terms. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, c2007
ISBN: 1416605193 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781416605195 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 428.24 HAY
Characteristics: ix, 163 p. ; 23 cm

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