Scaffolding language, scaffolding learning: teaching second language learners in the mainstream classroom

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Heinemann, Feb 15, 2002 - Education - 165 pages
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How does a mainstream elementary classroom teacher with little or no specialized ESL training meet the challenge of teaching linguistically diverse students?

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User Review  - bsprofessional - LibraryThing

Gibbons also has a great balance between talking about the theories behind her work and giving teachers concrete examples and activities to try out on our own. This book explains and illustrates ... Read full review

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This book actually has a lot of great ideas about how to teach ELLs in a mainstream classroom. Read full review


Scaffolding Language and Learning
Creating Contexts for Language Learning
From Speaking to Writing in the Content Classroom

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About the author (2002)

PAULINE GIBBONS has had many years experience in the area of English as a second language, both in the classroom and as a teacher trainer. She has taught at primary, secondary and tertiary levels in the UK, Hong Kong, Iran, Germany, Poland and the Solomon Islands, and is currently a consultant in ESL and Multicultural Education at the Catholic Education Office, Sydney.