Room for Talk: Teaching and Learning in a Multilingual Kindergarten

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Teachers College Press, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 117 pages
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This book features and experienced ESL teacher who believes in the potential of her kindergarten second-language learners and uses identifiable strategies to maximize it. Illustrating how to make constructive use of "what children bring to the table" this volume promotes sound early childhood educational practice in any classroom.
 

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Contents

The ESL KindergartenA Room for Talk
12
Establishing Intersubjectivity
29
Ways of Turning Toward the Topic
42
Capitalizing on Teacher Talk
54
Peer Support
66
A Different Timetable and His Own Agenda
79
Conclusions and Implications
88
Transcription Conventions
101
Bibliography of Childrens Books
107
About the Author
117
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