Quality ESL Programs: An Administrator's Guide
This book is the first and only comprehensive guide for administrators building ESL programs. The guide provides insight into the development, administration, and evaluation of programs for ESOL students. It stresses the importance of facilitating policy decisions and creating a solid infrastructure for quality programming. The variety of integrated perspectives presented enables administrators to better make valid, grounded decisions related to the education of their increasing numbers of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students.
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academic content achievement activities affective filter appropriate assessment BASD bilingual education Bilingual Education Act child CLD students collaboration consultant content-area coordinator cultural and linguistic curriculum decisions dents dual-immersion English proficiency English-language development ensure equal educational opportunity ESL program ESL standards ESL teachers ESOL population ESOL stu exit experience family centers family members foster goals gram grammar guage high school Hispanic home language immersion immigrant implement involvement language acquisition language and culture language of instruction language-of-instruction learners LEP students linguistic mainstream meet the needs ment middle school native language native-language instruction needs of ESOL parents participation primary-language professional program administrator program design team program development program evaluation program model program refinement programs for ESOL regular classroom teachers responsibility school districts second-language serve skills social integration speak staff development strategies structure structured-immersion success teaching TESOL tion understanding