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Practical, On-the-job Help for Educators Who Work with Spanish-Speaking Students and Parents

This compact, phrase-packed resource provides all the vocabulary that teachers, administrators, and staff need to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking students and their parents. It's written expressly for teachers and staff, so users will find all of the phrases and vocabularythey need to tackle everything from student admissions to college counseling. Complete with pronunciations for all listings, this hands-on guide efficiently bridges the communication gap between educators and Spanish-speaking students.

Synopsis:

Practical, on-the-job help for millions of teachers who work with Spanish-speaking pupils and parents

In public schools, 19 percent of students are Hispanic according to Education Department statistics for 2003— 04. Many of these students and their parents do not speak English. This practical, on-the-job reference helps teachers communicate with them. Geared specifically for educators and organized by situation, this is a compact, ready reference for K— 12 teachers, administrators, school staff as well as for pre-K teachers and day care providers. It provides the vocabulary they need to communicate basic information and requirements to Spanish-speaking pupils and their parents.

Gail Stein (Port Washington, NY) is a foreign language instructor who taught in New York City public schools for more than 30 years. She has written several language textbooks, including the Spanish Practice and Testing series.

Synopsis:

Practical, On-the-job Help for Educators Who Work with Spanish-Speaking Students and Parents

This compact, phrase-packed resource provides all the vocabulary that teachers, administrators, and staff need to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking students and their parents. It's written expressly for teachers and staff, so users will find all of the phrases and vocabularythey need to tackle everything from student admissions to college counseling. Complete with pronunciations for all listings, this hands-on guide efficiently bridges the communication gap between educators and Spanish-speaking students.

About the Author

GAIL STEIN taught foreign language for more than thirty years, has authored several language textbooks, and is a multiple-time honoree in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Pronunciation Guide.

Stress and Accents.

Vowels.

Diphthongs.

Consonants.

Chapter 2 Numbers.

Cardinal Numbers.

Ordinal Numbers.

Chapter 3 Time.

Telling Time.

Chapter 4 Days, Months, Dates, Seasons, Holidays, and the Weather.

Days.

Months.

Dates.

The Seasons.

Holidays.

The Weather.

Chapter 5 Classroom Commands and Rules.

In the Classroom.

On the Playground.

Chapter 6 Essential Phrases.

Greetings.

Common Courtesy.

Communication.

Question Words.

Starters and Joiners.

In a Few Words.

Good Wishes.

Words of Encouragement.

Words of Praise.

Chapter 7 Day Care and Pre-K.

Hours and Costs.

Baby Accessories.

Food Habits.

Sleep Habits.

Bathroom Habits.

Clothing.

Developmental Skills.

Toys and Activities.

Moods and Behavior.

Illnesses and Accidents.

Chapter 8 Registration.

Personal Information.

Physical Descriptions.

Personality Traits.

Type of School.

Family Members.

Parental Contact.

Chapter 9 In, Around, and After School.

People.

Classroom Fixtures.

Locations.

Giving Directions.

Extracurricular Activities.

Chapter 10 Medical.

Parts of the Body.

Accidents.

Illnesses and Medical Conditions.

Signs and Symptoms.

Abuse.

Nutritional Requirements.

Emergencies.

Chapter 11 Content Areas.

School Subjects.

In English Class.

About Bilingual Education and ESL.

In History and Geography Class.

In Math Class.

In Science Class.

In Computer Science.

In Art Class.

In Music Class.

In Physical Education Class.

Academic Skills.

School Supplies.

Chapter 12 Expectations and Consequences.

Dress Codes.

Class Participation.

Lateness.

Excessive Absence.

Cutting Class.

Homework.

Behavior and Interaction with Peers.

Attitude.

Work Habits.

Discipline.

Grades and Promotion.

Conferences.

On the Phone.

Chapter 13 The Special-Needs Student.

Special Needs.

School Offerings.

Special Education.

Parents' Rights.

A Child’s Progress.

Chapter 14 Planning for the Future.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements.

Applying for a Job.

Applying to a College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470095232
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Spanish
Author:
Stein, Gail
Subject:
Spanish language
Subject:
Foreign Languages - Spanish
Subject:
Spanish Grammars & Dictionaries
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070717
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.76x4.28x.57 in. .25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Practical, on-the-job help for millions of teachers who work with Spanish-speaking pupils and parents

In public schools, 19 percent of students are Hispanic according to Education Department statistics for 2003— 04. Many of these students and their parents do not speak English. This practical, on-the-job reference helps teachers communicate with them. Geared specifically for educators and organized by situation, this is a compact, ready reference for K— 12 teachers, administrators, school staff as well as for pre-K teachers and day care providers. It provides the vocabulary they need to communicate basic information and requirements to Spanish-speaking pupils and their parents.

Gail Stein (Port Washington, NY) is a foreign language instructor who taught in New York City public schools for more than 30 years. She has written several language textbooks, including the Spanish Practice and Testing series.

"Synopsis" by , Practical, On-the-job Help for Educators Who Work with Spanish-Speaking Students and Parents

This compact, phrase-packed resource provides all the vocabulary that teachers, administrators, and staff need to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking students and their parents. It's written expressly for teachers and staff, so users will find all of the phrases and vocabularythey need to tackle everything from student admissions to college counseling. Complete with pronunciations for all listings, this hands-on guide efficiently bridges the communication gap between educators and Spanish-speaking students.

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