Ideal as a supplementary text for a variety of courses and as a guide for in-service teachers and for professional development settings, Teaching English Language Learners: 43 Strategies for Successful K–8 Classrooms provides teachers of all content areas with a broad, practical approach to teaching English language learners in the regular classroom setting.
Managing the Learning Environment
I have a classroom filled with students with different needs. How do I also prepare and deliver instruction to students who do not speak English?
Upon entering any classroom, one of the first things a visitor may notice is that students within the classroom look different from one another. They differ in gender, general body size and build, hair color, eye color, and skin tone. A
review of the class roster would likely reveal that students differ in chronological age, and a review of the class grade book would suggest that students differ in their levels of achievement as measured by classroom assessments.
Less noticeable differences between students also exist; students differ from one another in stages of cognitive ...