ERIC Number: ED415715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Promoting Learning for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. Classroom Applications from Contemporary Research.
Gersten, Russell M.; Jimenez, Robert T.
This collection of essays is designed to help teachers of linguistically and culturally diverse students address their students' needs effectively. Essays include: "A Balanced Approach to Early Spanish Literacy Instruction" (Claude Goldenberg); "Language and Preliteracy Development of English as a Second Language Learners in Early Childhood Special Education" (Jozi De Leon, Catherine Media); "Reading as a Gateway to Language Proficiency for Language-Minority Students in the Elementary Grades" (Valerie Anderson, Marsha Roit); "Recent Research on Effective Instructional Practices for Content Area ESOL" (Russell Gersten, Susan Unok Marks, Thomas Keating, Scott Baker); "Language-Sensitive Peer-Mediated Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners in the Intermediate Elementary Grades" (Carmen Arreaga-Mayer); "The Double Demands of Teaching Language Minority Students" (Gersten); "Making the Transition to English Literacy Successful: Effective Strategies for Studying Literature with Transition Students" (William Saunders, Gisela O'Brien, Deborah Lennon, Jerry McLean); "Interactive Semantic Mapping and Charting: Enhancing Content Area Learning for Language-Minority Students" (Elba I. Reyes, Candace S. Bos); "Literature-Based Cognitive Strategy Instruction for Middle School Latino Students" (Robert T. Jimenez, Arturo Gamez); "Instructional Strategies and Techniques for Middle School Students Who Are Learning English" (Anne Graves); Effective Instruction for High School English Language Learners" (Anna Uhl Chamot); Preparing Text and Classroom Materials for English Language Learners: Curriculum Adaptations in Secondary School Settings" (Jana Echevarria); and "Productive Teaching of English Language Learners: What We Know and Still Need to Know" (Sharon Vaughn, Gersten). (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Hispanic Americans, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Language Minorities, Language Proficiency, Learning Strategies, Literacy Education, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Native Language Instruction, Peer Teaching, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Special Education, Transitional Programs
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