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.

Making the Specialist and Paraeducator Part of the Classroom
Making the specialist and paraeducator part of the classroom

The ESL specialist and the paraeducator play important roles with ELLs in the regular education classroom when they are integrated into the classroom and when their services are used appropriately. Strategy 10 provides a list of things to do and behaviors to avoid when involving other educators in the classroom. Many of the suggestions come from the field of special education where there is a greater body of research on the benefits and potential pitfalls of including additional instructional support staff in the classroom. While the student populations are different, many of the concerns regarding creating and maintaining an inclusive classroom for ELLs are the same.

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