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Title Teaching immigrant and second-language students : strategies for success / edited by Michael Sadowski.

Published Cambridge, MA : Harvard Education Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  428.0071 TEAC    AVAILABLE
Physical description 132 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Spotlight series ; no. 2.
Spotlight series (Cambridge, Mass.) ; no. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : teaching the new generation of U.S. students / Michael Sadowski -- 1. Teaching in the context of English-language learners : what do we need to know? / Donald Freeman -- 2. Assessing young immigrant students : are we finding their strengths? / Evangeline Harris Stefanakis -- 3. Teaching English-language learners "the language game of math" : insights for teachers and teacher educators / Meg Gebhard, Andrew Habana Hafner and Mary Wright -- 4. Trapezoids, estuaries, and kudzu : what English-language learners face on high-stakes tests : and how educators can help / Mary T. Jeannot -- 5. Nurturing "the writer's voice" : helping students construct a self in a new language and culture / Greta Vollmer -- 6. How schools can help refugee students / Shaun Sutner -- 7. Teaching migrant students : lessons from successful districts / Reino Makkonen -- 8. Raising the achievement of English-language learners : how principals can make a difference / Maricel G. Santos -- 9. Bringing parents on board : building strong home-school connections with immigrant families / Sue Miller Wiltz -- 10. On nobody's agenda : improving English-language learners' access to higher education / Rebecca M. Callahan and Patricia Gandara.
Other author Sadowski, Michael.
Subject Immigrants -- Education -- United States.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Other uniform title Harvard education letter.
ISBN 1891792520 (hardcover)
1891792512 (paper)