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Educators who are starting or looking to improve their programs will find hands-on tools and guidance for creating a school environment where English learners can flourish.
Chapter 4: Designing, Implementing, and/or Strengthening the English as a Second Language Component
Designing, Implementing, and/or Strengthening the English as a Second Language Component
Hoa Li was excited to move to the United States. Her family had decided to live near her favorite aunt, uncle, and cousins, who lived in a small city in New England. During her first month in the United States, she and her family lived with their relatives, and she enrolled in the same middle school as her cousins. Because Hoa Li did not speak any English, the school employed a retired English teacher, Mrs. Janus, to work with her for one half hour every day. Mrs. Janus was told to attend Hoa Li's English class and to work with Hoa Li's English teacher, ...