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ERIC Number: ED549545
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb-20
Pages: 180
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-9311-8573-8
Preparing Effective Teachers of English Language Learners: Practical Applications of the PreK-12 TESOL Professional Standards
Fenner, Dianne Staehr; Kuhlman, Natalie
TESOL International Association
The growing number of English language learners (ELLs) entering U.S. classrooms has increased the demand for effective educators who work with this diverse student population. This book provides guidelines, examples, and strategies in applying the TESOL P-12 Professional Teaching Standards and serves as a resource to programs and teacher educators working with professionals who strive to make the route to language proficiency as smooth, challenging, and effective as possible. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Introduction: Development of the Standards; (2) Development of the TESOL P-12 Professional Teaching Standards: Application of the Standards; (3) Overview of Program Development; (4) Overview of NCATE/CAEP Recognition; (5) Overview of Professional Development: Application of the Standards by Domain; (6) Domain 1: Language; (7) Domain 2: Culture; (8) Domain 3: Instruction; (9) Domain 4: Assessment; (10) Domain 5: Professionalism--International Applications; (11) Application of the TESOL P-12 Professional Teaching Standards to International Contexts; and (12) Conclusion. A sample national recognition report is appended, and a glossary of terms is also provided.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: TESOL International Association