Children with limited English: teaching strategies for the regular classroom

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Corwin Press, Oct 9, 2001 - Business & Economics - 141 pages
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Updated Edition of Bestseller In this enhanced edition, Kottler and Kottler arm teachers with crucial tools to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse student population. Its logical organization and user-friendly format offer both novice and veteran teachers powerful, workable instructional models that can be implemented easily into any classroom for an enriched environment that is more inclusive and beneficial for limited-English-proficient students. This expanded edition includes the following new features: Techniques for involving the school, family, and community Straightforward discussion of learning styles and multiple intelligences Applications of cutting-edge brain research and teaching innovations incorporated into contemporary practice Updated sections on cultural background and values Practical strategies for improving language skills using media and technology

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Contents

Getting to Know the Student
1
Establishing a Comfortable Environment
25
Understanding SecondLanguage Development
41
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Ellen Kottler is currently a lecturer in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton. She has been a teacher in inner city schools as well as urban and rural settings. She also served as a curriculum specialist in social studies. Her areas of interest include beginning teacher support, social studies education, and supporting English language learners in the classroom. She is the author or coauthor of several articles and books for educators, including Secrets to Success for Social Studies Teachers, Counseling Skills for Teachers, Secrets to Success for Beginning Elementary Teachers, On Being a Teacher, and Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year. She received her EdS from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in instructional and curricular studies, her MA from Eastern Michigan University, and her BA from the University of Michigan.

Jeffrey A. Kottler has authored over 65 books in the field for counselors, therapists, teachers, and the public, including COMPASSIONATE THERAPY: WORKING WITH DIFFICULT CLIENTS; ON BEING A THERAPIST; COUNSELORS FINDING THEIR WAY; MAKING CHANGES LAST; COUNSELING SKILLS FOR TEACHERS; DIVINE MADNESS: TEN STORIES OF CREATIVE STRUGGLE; BAD THERAPY: MASTER THERAPISTS SHARE THEIR WORST FAILURES; THE CLIENT WHO CHANGED ME: STORIES OF THERAPIST PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION; and THE MUMMY AT THE DINING ROOM TABLE: EMINENT THERAPISTS REVEAL THEIR MOST UNUSUAL CASES AND WHAT THEY TEACH US ABOUT HUMAN BEHAVIOR.
Jeffrey has worked as a teacher, counselor, and therapist in a preschool, middle school, mental health center, crisis center, university, community college, and private practice. He has served as a Fulbright Scholar and Senior Lecturer in Peru and Iceland, teaching counseling theory and practice. He has also served as a visiting professor in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, and Nepal. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Counseling Department at California State University, Fullerton.