ERIC Number: EJ573358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
I Am the Immigrant in My Classroom.
Voices from the Middle, v6 n1 p30-37 Sep 1998
Discusses how a teacher of sixth- and seventh-grade primarily Mexican immigrants: (1) models being a second-language learner by working at Spanish; (2) provides an enjoyable school experience; (3) learns about students' culture and gives it respect; (4) seeks a detailed picture of where each English learner is academically; and (5) cultivates a corps of language brokers. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Second Language Learners. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096.