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ERIC Number: ED593660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan-14
Pages: 184
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-1-9427-9950-4
Transforming Practices for the High School Classroom. Engaging Research
Stewart, Mary Amanda, Ed.; Hansen-Thomas, Holly, Ed.
Discover the ways teachers and researchers apply up-to-date TESOL research to meet both content and language acquisition criteria while also affirming students' cultural knowledge, life experiences, and language abilities. Like the high school grades themselves, the chapters in this volume are organized by academic content area including language arts, social studies, science, and math: (1) Unpack two major factors of teaching high school English learners: students' English proficiency level and their previous educational experiences; (2) Understand the benefits of using guided visualization, graphic organizers, and scaffolding techniques to comprehend complex texts and mathematical lessons; (3) Create a collaborative classroom environment using project-based learning and encouraging dialogue with peers; and (4) Learn how to deliver culturally relevant and creative instruction while supporting English learners in acquiring both academic and social English skills. Titles in the book: (1) Series Editor's Preface (Holly Hansen-Thomas); (2) Introduction (Mandy Stewart and Holly Hansen-Thomas); (3) Approaching Argumentation Playfully in the English Language Arts Classroom (9th-12th grade) (Misty Ferguson); (4) El Cucuy and the Boogeyman: A Multicultural Arts-Based Approach to Poetry (9th grade) (Katie Walker); (5) Translanguaging to Support Reading and Writing Engagement in the English Language Arts Classroom (12th grade) (Seth M. Ross and Mary Amanda Stewart); (6) Breaking Through: Using Authentic Literature to Teach Social Studies (11th grade) (Jacqueline Riley and Patsy Sosa-Sánchez); (7) Picture This! Using Illustrated Books to Support Comprehension of Social Studies Complex Texts (10th-11th grade) (Tamra Dollar, Patricia Flint, and Holly Hansen-Thomas); (8) From Research to Practice: Equipping English Learners with History Literacy Skills (9th grade) (Laura Schall-Leckrone and Debbie Barron); (9) Bilingual Biomes: Revising and Redoing Monolingual Instructional Practices for Multilingual Students (10th grade) (Brian Seilstad, Derek Braun, Somin Kim, and Min-Seok Choi); (10) Transforming Language and Content in Science Learning for Secondary English Learners (9th-12th grade) (Francine M. Johnson, Cynthia Lima, and Jorge Solís); (11) On Shaky Grounds: Teaching Earthquake Science to English Learners Through Guided Visualization (9th grade) (Alandeom W. Oliveira, Luciana de Oliveira, and Carla Meskill); (12) Scaffolding the Language of Mathematics: Multiple Representations of Functions in Algebra (9th grade) (Geraldine Devine and Suzanne Toohey); and (13) Conclusion (Holly Hansen-Thomas and Mandy Stewart).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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