Children With Limited English: Teaching Strategies for the Regular Classroom

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SAGE Publications, Oct 9, 2001 - Education - 141 pages
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`A highly practical book.... each chapter closes with a helpful and up-to-date list of related books and journal articles.... The book will certainly be of use to teachers' - Educational Studies

This book is full of helpful strategies for teachers working with limited English proficient students. The authors discuss limited English issues in the classroom and how teachers can help their students feel more comfortable, respected, and accepted as part of the group. Ellen Kottler and Jeffrey A Kottler also include survival skills for teachers who face an increasingly diverse student population. Strategies for involving parents and other community members and integrating technology are just a few of the innovative concepts and ideas the authors present.

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About the author (2001)

Ellen Kottler, Ed.S., has been a teacher for over 30 years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She has worked in inner-city schools as well as in suburban and rural settings. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country’s largest school districts. Ellen is the author or coauthor of several books for educators, including Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year, On Being a Teacher, Secrets for Beginning Elementary School Teachers, Counseling Skills for Teachers, English Language Learners in Your Classroom: Strategies That Work, Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, and Students Who Drive You Crazy: Succeeding with Resistant, Unmotivated, and Otherwise Difficult Young People.

She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.

Jeffrey A. Kottler, PhD, one of the most prolific authors in the fields of psychology and education, is professor of counseling at California State University, Fullerton. He has authored more than a dozen texts for counselors and teachers that are used in universities around the world, as well as a dozen books each for practicing therapists and educators. Some of his most highly regarded works include: Counseling Skills for Teachers, On Being a Therapist, Creative Breakthroughs in Therapy, Learning Group Leadership, and Changing People’s Lives While Transforming Your Own. Jeffrey has worked as a teacher, counselor, and therapist in preschool, middle school, mental health center, crisis center, university, community college, and private practice settings. He served as a Fulbright Scholar and Senior Lecturer in Peru (1980) and Iceland (2000) and has been a visiting professor in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Nepal.

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