At the forefront in focusing on the preparation of mainstream classroom teachers to work with K-12 students in the U.S. who speak native languages other than English, this book both contributes to the research base and provides practical information. <
Language, schooling, and the preparation of teachers for linguistic diversity / Tamara Lucas -- English language learners in American schools: characteristics and challenges / Guadalupe Vald??s and Martha Castell??n -- Preparing teachers for English language learners: the policy context / Ana Mar??a Villegas and Tamara Lucas -- A framework for preparing linguistically responsive teachers / Tamara Lucas and Ana Mar??a Villegas -- "Accommodating diversity": preservice teachers' views on effective practices for English language learners / Ester J. de Jong and Candace A. Harper -- Systemic functional linguistics, teachers' professional development, and ELLs' academic literacy practices / Meg Gebhard ... [et al.] -- "We've let them in on the secret": using SFL theory to improve the teaching of writing to bilingual learners / Mar??a Estela Brisk and Margarita Zisselsberger -- Preparing teachers to reach English language learners: preservice and inservice initiatives / Constance Walker and Karla Stone -- Fostering collaboration between mainstream and bilingual teachers and teacher candidates / Karen Sakash and Flora Rodriguez-Brown -- The growth of teacher expertise for teaching English language learners: a socioculturally-based professional development model / A??da Walqui -- Toward culturally and linguistically responsive teacher education: the impact of a faculty learning community on two teacher educators / Mileidis Gort, Wendy Glenn, and John Settlage -- Toward program-wide coherence in preparing teachers to teach and advocate for English language learners / Steven Z. Athanases and Luciana de Oliveira -- Toward the transformation of teacher education to prepare all teachers for linguistically diverse classrooms / Tamara Lucas.
Published: 14th September 2010