Joinfostering

Joinfostering : Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Classrooms

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For courses in Multicultural Curriculum, English as a Second Language, Multicultural Education, and Reading Methods. This book incorporates teaching and learning strategies derived from exemplary bilingual education and ESL programs throughout the nation. It helps teachers understand the critical aspects of adapting instruction to ensure that multilingual students have access to and are able to participate in all aspects of classroom learning. By presenting ways for teachers to alter the existing social organization in their classrooms, this text offers a plan to improve teaching and learning for all students to work more effectively with parents and adults, regardless of their language background.show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130179132
  • 9780130179135

Table of contents

1. Expect Language and Ethnic Diversity. Overview of the Book. Joinfostering Principles of Practice. A Note about Labels: Mainstream Teachers, English Learners, and Cultural Groups. The New Challenge. Who Are Our Second-Language Children? Language and Literacy Socialization Practices. Language and Literacy Socialization in the Mainstream Home. Language and Literacy Socialization in Language-Minority Homes. Contextualizing the Socialization Mismatch Hypothesis. Conclusion. Activities. References. 2. Pathways to Multilingual and Dual-Language Classrooms. Overview. A Brief Account of Bilingual Education in the United States. Program Designs. Entry, Reclassification, and Exit Criteria. Conclusion. Activities. References. 3. Arranging the Classroom Environment for Active Participation and Social Integration. Overview. The Organization of Many U.S. Classrooms. Planning a Joinfostering Classroom. Conclusion. Activities. References. 4. Integrating Language and Content When Teaching to a Mixed-Language Whole Class. Overview. Language-Inviting Content Teaching. Conclusion. Activities. References. 5. Facilitating Active Participation in Learning During Small-Group Work. Overview. Teaching and Conversing in Small Groups. Delegating Students to Learn in Small Groups. Conclusion. Activities. Answer to the Scaffolding Activity. References. Resource List. 6. Inviting and Involving Families and Communities in Schooling Activities. Overview. A Two-way Parent-School Involvement Model. A Multilevel Approach to Home-School Relationships. Conclusion. Activities. References. 7. Toward Becoming the Kind of Teacher You Want to Be. Joinfostering and the Empowerment Model. Building Upon Our Students' Strengths. Conclusion. References. Index. Indexshow more

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