ERIC Number: ED389160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
TESOL Resource Packet: Is Your School Helping Its Language Minority Students Meet the National Educational Goals?
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
The collection of articles from publications of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offers a theoretical basis for construction of effective English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs. Articles address issues of national policy, content and design of academic programs, and the context for ESL learning. They are: "America 2000: A TESOL Response" (Mary Lou McCloskey, D. Scott Enright); "TESOL Statement of the Preparation of Primary and Secondary Teachers in the United States"; "TESOL Statement of the Education of K-12 Language Minority Students in the United States"; "TESOL Standards: Assuring Access to Quality Educational Experiences for Language Minority Students"; "Age and Rate of Acquisition of Second Language for Academic Purposes" (Virginia Collier); "How Long? A Synthesis of Research on Academic Achievement in a Second Language" (Collier); "A Conceptual Framework for the Integration of Language and Content in Second/Foreign Language Instruction" (Marguerite Ann Snow, Myriam Met, Fred Genesee); "The Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach: A Bridge to the Mainstream" (Anna Uhl Chamot, J. Michael O'Malley); "Yes, Talking!: Organizing the Classroom To Promote Second Language Acquisition" (McCloskey, Enright); "Whole Language in TESOL" (Pat Rigg); "'You Stopped Too Soon': Second Language Children Composing and Revising" (Carole Urzua); "Kan Yu Ret an Rayt en Ingles: Children Become Literate in English as a Second Language" (Sarah Hudelson); The Bilingual/ESOL Curriculum Framework of the Denver Public Schools" (Janet K. Ramsay); and "ESL: The Regular Classroom Teacher's Perspective" (Joyce Penfield). (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Bilingual Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Educational Quality, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Research, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Mainstreaming, Professional Associations, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Quality Control, Revision (Written Composition), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs, Whole Language Approach, Writing (Composition)
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Inc., 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($18.95 each; 10-19 copies, $16.95 each; 20 or more, $13.95 each).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Identifiers: Content Area Teaching; Goals 2000; Language Minorities