Synopses & Reviews
With this collection of research-basedand practicalstrategies, mainstream classroom teachers can help ease the academic challenges English language learners often face by harnessing the opportunities provided by learning language in a meaningful context. Each strategy lesson identifies the level for which it is best suited and the TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Goals and Standards it meets, as well as key supporting research, questions to prompt reflection, and more. For use with Grades 4 & Up.
With this collection of research-based--and practical--strategies, mainstream classroom teachers can help ease the academic challenges English language learners often face by harnessing the opportunities provided by learning language in a meaningful context. Teachers/parents.
Research-based strategies that help English language learners succeed.
About the Author
Margaret Bouchard is a Missouri-based educator whose specialty is Multicultural Education and English Language Development. She has served as a member of the Oakland County Bilingual Directors Board, an ESL Teacher/Coordinator for the Lamphere School District, and an instructor at the Applied Language Insitution, University of Missouri, Kansas City. She has developed and presented numerous workshops in reading, Multicultural Education, and English Language Development. In addition to her work in education, Mrs. Bouchard serves as a commissioner on the Human Rights Commision in Kansas City. She is the author of another ESL Resource book, ESL Smart! (Pearson/Longman Education, 2000).