ERIC Number: ED395505
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
English as a Second Language Resource Guide: A Handbook for Serving Limited English-Proficient Students.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
The guide is designed to help administrators, program directors, counselors, teachers, and other school personnel in providing instructional services for limited-English-proficient (LEP) students. The seven sections address these topics: identification and assessment for instructional and language proficiency levels; assessing for exceptionalities; program models (English as a Second Language, bilingual programs, sheltered instruction, immersion); funding sources (federal, state, local); instructional strategies and grading; teacher cultural awareness; and available materials and resource organizations. Appended materials include federal requirements, definitions, sample home language surveys, a list of languages currently in North Carolina, a report on a 1994-95 statewide home language survey, definitions of language proficiency levels and descriptors, selected oral proficiency tests in English and some native languages, selected achievement tests in some languages, selected tests for assessing some disorders, types of structured informal assessments, and the text of Title VII of the Elementary Secondary Education Act. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Gifted, Identification, Instructional Materials, Learning Strategies, Limited English Speaking, Program Administration, Program Design, Screening Tests, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII