ERIC Number: ED356929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Help! They Don't Speak English Starter Kit for Elementary Teachers.
State Univ. of New York, Oneonta. Coll. at Oneonta. Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training.
This teaching guide is a resource for the classroom teacher of limited-English-proficient (LEP) migrant students. Following introductory information about LEP students, the guide contains sections on: (1) organizing your class for language learning, emphasizing cooperative learning; (2) language development, emphasizing social interaction; (3) literacy development, focusing on English reading; (4) English in the content areas; (5) cultural awareness; (6) parent involvement; and (7) assessment. The sections are interspersed with teaching tips, activities, and article reprints addressing the various aspects of teaching LEP students. The assessment section includes reproducible student language surveys in English and Spanish. Also included are a chart of state and local contact persons, a glossary of second-language-education terms, and additional readings. (KS)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Limited English Speaking, Migrant Children, Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training, Bugbee Hall-Room 305, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Oneonta. Coll. at Oneonta. Eastern Stream Center on Resources and Training.
Note: For a related document, see ED 347 024. Originally produced by the Virginia Department of Education Migrant Education Program.