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English language learners : teaching strategies that work

Author: Larry Ferlazzo
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Linworth, 2010.
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" ... Offers educators a five-step method for teaching this burgeoning [ELL] population ... the five principles around which the process revolves are: building relationships, assessing prior knowledge through student stories, developing student leadership, learning by doing, and reflection ... In addition to providing detailed lessons, the book shares a framework teachers can use to create their own lessons, and it  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Ferlazzo
ISBN: 9781586835248 1586835246
OCLC Number: 503073098
Description: xxi, 134 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Building Strong Relationships with Students --
What Do You Mean by Building Relationships? --
What Does Research Say about Building Relationships in the Classroom? --
Relationships and Classroom Climate --
Using Schema --
Student Self-Interest --
What Are Examples of Building Relationships in the Classroom? --
Introductions Lesson Plan --
Additional Student Presentation Projects --
Writing Projects --
Games --
Connecting to Student Self-Interests --
Reading Projects --
How Can Technology Be Used to Develop and Deepen Face-to-Face Relationships? --
How Do You Assess Relationship Building? --
What Are the Challenges to Making Building Relationships a Priority in the Classroom? --
Developing a Clear Vision --
Making Time --
Talking to Administrators and Other Allies --
Research --
State Standards --
Mandated Textbook --
ch. 2 Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories --
What Do You Mean by Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories? --
What Does Research Say about Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories? --
What Are Examples of Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories in the Classroom? --
Immigration Unit --
Venn Diagrams --
K-W-L Charts --
Two-Part Posters --
Family Trees --
Critical Pedagogy --
Critical Pedagogy Lesson Plan --
Taking Action --
How Can Technology Be Used to Access Prior Knowledge through Stories? --
How Do You Assess Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories? --
What Are the Challenges to Accessing Prior Knowledge through Stories in the Classroom? --
Listening and Engaging --
Taking Care of Ourselves --
ch. 3 Identifying and Mentoring Students' Leadership Potential --
What Do You Mean by Identifying and Mentoring Students' Leadership Potential? --
What Does Research Say about Leadership Development in the Classroom? --
Intrinsically Motivated --
Sense of Self-Efficacy, Willingness to Take Risks, and Willingness to Learn from Mistakes --
Willingness to Teach Others --
What Are Classroom Examples of Leadership Development? --
Making the Qualities of a Good Learner and Leader Explicit --
Choices and Power --
Democracy in the Classroom --
I Feel Powerful When --
"I Feel Powerful When..." Lesson Plan --
Learning Strategies --
Teaching Others --
Jigsaw Strategy --
Teaching Other Classes --
Comic Strips --
How Can Technology Be Used to Develop Student Leadership? --
How Can Student Leadership Development Be Assessed? --
What Are the Challenges to Making Student Leadership Development a Priority in the Classroom? --
Accepting Imperfection --
Planning --
Limited by Tradition --
ch. 4 Learning by Doing --
What Do You Mean by Learning by Doing? --
What Does Research Say about Learning by Doing? --
Inductive Teaching --
Problem-Based Learning --
Free Voluntary Reading --
What Are Examples of Learning by Doing in the Classroom? --
Inductive Model --
Picture Word Inductive Model --
Picture Word Inductive Model Unit Plan --
Inductive Data Sets --
Implementing Problem-Based Learning --
What Neighborhood Do You Want to Live In? --
U.S. Citizenship --
Implementing Free Voluntary Reading --
How Can Technology Be Used to Reinforce Learning by Doing? --
Webquests and Internet Scavenger Hunts --
Authentic Audience --
Make a Travel Guide --
Research Companies --
Create a How-to Video --
Develop a Top 10 List --
Design and Create an Online Book --
How Do You Assess Learning by Doing? --
Teaching Inductively --
Problem-Based Learning --
Free Voluntary Reading --
What Are the Challenges to Making Learning by Doing a Priority in the Classroom? --
Textbook --
Student Accountability --
ch. 5 Reflection --
What Do You Mean by Reflection? --
What Does Research Say about Using Reflection in the Classroom? --
Education Research --
Brain-Based Learning --
Student Self-Assessment --
What Are Examples of Using Reflection in the Classroom? --
Learning Log or Reflection Journal --
Metaphors and Similes for Reflection --
Metaphor or Simile Student Reflection Lesson Plan --
Other Special Reflection Projects --
Reading and Watching about Reflection --
How Can Technology Be Used to Reinforce Reflection? --
Online Journals --
Word Clouds --
Multimedia and Other Artistic Projects --
How Do You Assess Reflection? --
What Are the Challenges to Using Reflection in the Classroom?.
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This unique new perspective and method for teaching English Language Learners is the proven result of the author's community organizing career and his successful career in the classroom.  Read more...

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