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The education of English language learners : research to practice / edited by Marilyn Shatz, Louise C. Wilkinson
New York : Guilford Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  P118.2 .E36 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching
Language and languages -- Study and teaching
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
Multilingualism in children
Language and culture
Sociolinguistics
Physical Description xiv, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary This book presents evidence-based strategies for supporting English language learners' (ELLs') school readiness and achievement at all grade levels. It examines the importance of communication and language use for children's learning both in and outside of school.--[book jacket]
Contents The brain and language acquisition: variation in language knowledge and readiness for education / Barbara T. Conboy -- The process of acquiring a first and second language / Kathryn Kohnert and Giang Pham -- Language choice and competence: code switching and issues of social identity in young bilingual children / Iliana Reyes and Susan Ervin-Tripp -- Ways to words: learning a second-language vocabulary / Lisa M. Bedore, Elizabeth D. Peña, and Karin Boerger -- The role of phonology in orthographically different languages / Ellen H. Newman -- Bilingualism and cognitive linkages: learning to read in different languages / Ellen Bialystok and Kathleen F. Peets -- Learning English as a second language / María Estela Brisk -- Communicative repertoires and English language learners / Betsy Rymes -- Difficulty, delay, or disorder: what makes English hard for English language learners? / Carol Westby and Deborah Hwa-Froelich -- Implications for assessment and instruction / Alison L. Bailey -- Extended implications for practice: families as allies / Leslie Reese and Claude Goldenberg -- Recent research on English language and literacy instruction: what we have learned to guide practice for English language learners in the 21st century / Diane August, Claude Goldenberg, William M. Saunders, and Cheryl Dressler
Series Challenges in language and literacy
Alternate Author Shatz, Marilyn
Wilkinson, Louise Cherry

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