ERIC Number: EJ615405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Pitfalls and Possibilities for Organizing Quality ESL Programs.
Borden, Jonathan F.
Middle School Journal, v29 n3 p25-33 Jan 1998
Recommends eight strategies schools and individual teachers can use to best meet the needs of immigrant students, particularly East Asian students, in English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Discusses program design, teacher training and cooperation, learning styles and teaching styles, individual background and needs, peer acceptance issues, and positive attitudes toward English acquisition. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Immigrants, Individualized Instruction, Limited English Speaking, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Non English Speaking, Parent Participation, Peer Acceptance, Program Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Student Needs, Teacher Collaboration, Teaching Styles
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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