Scaffolding the Academic Success of Adolescent English Language Learners

Author: Aida Walqui
Publisher: Wested
ISBN: 0914409751
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Education

This book is the result of a decade long effort in school districts such as New York City, Austin, and San Diego to implement challenging instruction that is designed for classrooms that include English learners and that raises the bar and increases engagement for all learners. Classroom vignettes, transcripts of student interactions, and detailed examples of intellectually engaging middle school and high school lessons provide a concrete picture of the instructional approach developed by coauthor Aida Walqui, founder and director of WestEd s Quality Teaching for English Learners (QTEL) initiative.

Bilingualer Unterricht im Fokus der Biologiedidaktik

Author: Petra Duske
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783658164928
Release Date: 2016-11-24
Genre: Science

Petra Duske zeigt, dass sich bilingualer Fachunterricht zur Aufrechterhaltung der Schülermotivation im Sachfach und zum Erwerb vergleichbaren Wissens wie im deutschsprachigen Biologieunterricht eignet. Der Unterrichtskontext im Sinne einer thematischen Einbettung scheint eine untergeordnete Rolle für Motivation und Wissenserwerb zu spielen. Dies sind die Ergebnisse einer vergleichenden Untersuchung mit ca. 800 Schülerinnen und Schülern anhand eines bilingualen bzw. deutschsprachigen Moduls im Fach Biologie. Die Studie kann als Entscheidungshilfe für Lehrkräfte, Schulleitungen, Bildungsadministrationen, Schülerinnen und Schülern sowie deren Eltern bei der Einführung von oder Teilnahme an bilingualen Bildungsgängen dienen.

Schools of Promise for Multilingual Students

Author: Althier M. Lazar
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807777305
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Education

This book introduces readers to the inner workings of schools that successfully serve multilingual students, especially those who affiliate as Latinx. Readers will meet administrators, teachers, caregivers, and community members who are working together to advance students’ learning. They do this through varied school-wide initiatives that include caring for students in authentic ways, developing students’ home and academic languages, recruiting caregivers and community members to mentor students, establishing positive and respectful climates, providing rigorous instructional interventions, and inviting students to take leadership roles. This book will inspire teachers and school leaders to see the possibilities for humanizing schools with the ultimate goal of creating such environments for all learners, and particularly for students of color. “A powerful resource for pre- and inservice teachers, educators, school leaders, and researchers who are seeking to change the status quo in today’s schools.” —From the Foreword by Guofang Li, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver “This book offers multiple pathways to educational success with children often labeled as ‘at risk.’” —Luis C. Moll, professor emeritus, University of Arizona “Readers will find inspiration from the variety of solutions described in this volume, which has transformed education for multilingual students.” —David and Yvonne Freeman, professors emeriti, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley “The case studies describe how educators have changed their practices to humanize the education that multilingual students receive.” —Ofelia García, The Graduate Center, CUNY

The language dimension in all subjects

Author: Jean-Claude Beacco
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287184566
Release Date: 2016-10-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Mastering the language of schooling is essential for learners to develop the skills necessary for school success and for critical thinking. It is fundamental for participation in democratic societies, and for social inclusion and cohesion. This handbook is a policy and working document which promotes convergence and coherence between the linguistic dimensions of various school subjects. It proposes measures to make explicit – in curricula, pedagogic material and teacher training – the specific linguistic norms and competences which learners must master in each school subject. It also presents the learning modalities that should allow all learners, and in particular the most vulnerable among them, to benefit from diversified language-learning situations in order to develop their cognitive and linguistic capacities.

Handbook of Educational Theories

Author: Beverly Irby
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 9781617358678
Release Date: 2013-03-01
Genre: Education

Although educational theories are presented in a variety of textbooks and in some discipline specific handbooks and encyclopedias, no publication exists which serves as a comprehensive, consolidated collection of the most influential and most frequently quoted and consulted theories. There is a need to put such theories into a single, easily accessible volume. A unique feature of the Handbook is the way in which it conveys the theories. The organization of the chapters within each section makes the volume an easy·touse and tu1derstandable reference tool as researchers and practitioners seek theories to guide their research and practice and as they develop theoretical frameworks. In addition to the traditional theories presented, the Handbook includes emerging theories for the 21st Century as well as presenting practical examples of the use of these theories in research from dissertations and published articles. An appendix which indicates which theories have instruments associated with them and where those instruments can be found is also included. The Handbook consists of 12 sections. Section I provides the jntroduction with a focus on what constitutes good theory as well as how theory guides research and practice. The remaining sections address Philosophical Educational Constructs, Leaming Theory, Instructional Theory, Curriculum theory, Literacy and Language Acquisition Theory, Counseling Theory, Moral Development Theory, Classroom Management Theory, Assessment Theory, Organizational Theory, and Leadership/Management Theory. Each section consists of an overview written by the section editor of the general theoretical concepts to be addressed by the chapter authors. Each chapter within the section will include (a) a description of the theory with goals, assumptions, and aspects particular to the theory, (b) the original development of and interactions of the theory, (c) validation of the theory, (d) generalizability of the theory across cultures, ethnicities, and genders, (e) the use and application of the theory, (f) critiques of the theory, (g) any instruments associated with the theory, and (h) two to five particular studies exemplifying particular theories as individuals have used them in theoretical framework of dissertations or published articles and be written by the original theorist or prominent contributors to the theory. The Handbook is intended for graduate students enrolled in research courses or completing theses and dissertations. Additionally, professors of all educational disciplines in the social scierices would be an interested audience. There is also potential use of the text as administrators, counselors, and teachers in schools use theory to guide practice. As more inquiry is being promoted among school leaders, this book has more meaning for practitioners.

Collaboration and Co Teaching for English Learners

Author: Andrea Honigsfeld
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781483346021
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Education

Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

Author: John Caldwell Holt
Publisher:
ISBN: 3407228554
Release Date: 2003
Genre:

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

Ecoles plurilingues

Author: Gabriele Budach
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 3631568762
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

Migration und Mehrsprachigkeit stellen die Schulen in vielen Landern vor eine bedeutende Herausforderung: Wie sollen sie mit der sprachlichen Verschiedenheit umgehen? Der Band stellt Konzepte und Erfahrungen zum mehrsprachigen Lehren und Lernen und insbesondere das Modell der doppelten Immersion vor. La migration et le plurilinguisme sont un defi majeur pour les systemes educatifs de nombreux pays: comment nos ecoles peuvent-elles gerer la diversite linguistique ? Ce volume rassemble des approches theoriques et rend compte d'experiences d'apprentissage et d'enseignement plurilingues, notamment du modele de l'immersion reciproque. How to deal with linguistic diversity? Migration and multilingualism raise substantial issues for schools in many countries. This volume engages with concepts such as double immersion and presents experiences with multilingual teaching and learning from Europe and the US."

Wenn die Welt ein Dorf w re

Author: David J. Smith
Publisher: Wien : Jungbrunnen
ISBN: 3702657436
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Géographie humaine - Ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Die Welt ist ein Dorf, in dem 100 Menschen leben: alle Nationalitäten, Altersstufen, Religionen, Hautfarben u.a.

Was ich vom Leben gelernt habe

Author: Oprah Winfrey
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104034805
Release Date: 2015-08-20
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

»Eins weiß ich genau: Ihre Reise beginnt jeden Tag aufs Neue mit der Entscheidung aufzustehen, rauszugehen und das Leben zu genießen.« Die Frage „Was wissen Sie ganz sicher?“ hat die beliebteste Talkmasterin der Welt Oprah Winfrey 14 Jahre lang zu ihrer Kultkolumne „What I Know for Sure“ inspiriert. Daraus ist dieses wundervolle Buch voller Erkenntnisse und Offenbarungen geworden. Oprah schreibt über Freude und Belastbarkeit, Beziehung und Dankbarkeit, Ehrfurcht, Klarheit und Kraft. Die Texte bieten einen ungewöhnlichen und faszinierenden Einblick in die Sichtweise einer der außergewöhnlichsten Frauen der Welt. Aufrichtig, bewegend und humorvoll: Weis- und Wahrheiten, an die die Leser immer wieder zurückdenken werden.