ERIC Number: ED267592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Inservice Teacher Education Research Project. ESOL Teacher Training Module.
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Materials designed to enable regular classroom teachers and teachers of English as a second language (ESL) to meet the needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students in elementary school are presented. The guide contains an introductory section for teachers, followed by sections on: adapting reading materials for LEP students; identifying LEP student needs; meeting LEP students' educational needs; Dade County public school programs for LEP students; meeting LEP students' reading needs; Dade County public schools reading objectives for kindergarten through grade 6; teaching reading to LEP students; useful techniques for teaching ESL; suggestions for independent small group activities in the regular classroom; and sample instructional activities in reading for kindergarten through grade 6 and for exceptional students. These sections are followed by forms for evaluating reading lessons and a bibliography. Appended materials include: a "Miami Linguistic Reader" insert concerning teaching techniques; a professional self-evaluation form; a teacher training module evaluation; sample LEP program organization patterns; LEP program time requirements; results of National Institute of Education research on the Dade County program; syllabi for training teachers of LEP students; guidelines for grading and promoting LEP students; and a literature review on reading instruction and inservice education. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Techniques, Course Organization, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Teachers, Limited English Speaking, Material Development, Needs Assessment, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Student Promotion, Teacher Education Curriculum
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.