ERIC Number: ED459625
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
MinneTESOL/WITESOL Journal, 2000-2001.
Upton, John, Ed.
MinneTESOL/WITESOL Journal, v17-18 2000-2001
These two journal issues present articles on the following: "Understanding and Teaching American Cultural Thought through English Metaphors" (Carl Zhonggang Gao); "An Alternative Model for Novice-Level Elementary ESL Education" (Karen Duke, Ann Mabbott); "Wisconsin's Approach to Academic Assessment for Limited-English Proficient Students (LEP): Creating a Continuum of Assessment Options" (Tim Boals); "More Than the Usual Heterogeneity in the ESL Writing Class" (Mark Balhorn"; "La Club de Lectura: An Oasis for Struggling Readers in Bilingual Classrooms" (Kathryn Henn-Reinke); "The Multicultural Classroom: Immigrants Reading the Literature of the American Immigrant Experience" (Molly Collins); "A Look at ESL Instruction for Literacy-Level Adults" (Patsy Vinogradov); and "Issues Related to ESL Students and Minnesota's Basic Standards Tests: A Synthesis of Research from Minnesota Assessment Project" (Michael E. Anderson, Bonnie Swierzbin, Kristin K. Liu, and Martha L. Thurlow). The journals also include reviews of several books: "Bilingual Education: Teachers' Narratives" (Nancy Lemberger); "The Internet Activity Workbook" (Dave Sperling); and "New Immigrants in the United States" (Sandra Lee McKay and Sau-Ling Cynthia Wong). Finally, the journals contain poems: "The Great Escape" (Don Hones); "ImAgInArY WoRlD" (Hawa Farah); and "A Bird Flying up the Sky" (Hawa Farah). (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Heterogeneous Grouping, Immigrants, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Literature, Metaphors, Multicultural Education, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Standardized Tests, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Writing Instruction
Journal Editors, MinneTESOL/WITESOL Journal, P.O. Box 141072, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Minneapolis.; Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Eau Claire.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota; Wisconsin