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Ch 16: ELL Teachers as Student Advocates

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Take a look at these simple lessons and quizzes to examine the role of ELL teachers as student advocates. The chapter is an effective option for anyone who needs to prepare for an exam or brush up on important ELL instruction topics.

ELL Teachers as Student Advocates - Chapter Summary

Follow along with our expert instructors to review how ELL teachers can function as advocates for their students. As you progress through these short and informative lessons, you'll address various components of the ELL teacher's role as advocate as well as current trends and issues pertaining to English language learning and second language learning. Studying this chapter can help you:

  • Explain how teachers can meet the needs of ELL students
  • Describe the role of ELL teachers as student resources
  • Understand the purpose of advocating for the use of non-English in school settings
  • Interpret social and political issues regarding second language learning
  • Analyze current trends and issues in English language learning

To help you check your understanding of these ELL teaching concepts, we've included interactive lesson quizzes and a chapter exam. Revisit the chapter material as many times as you need, and submit questions to our instructors if you need any extra help. The online format of the chapter allows you to study wherever and whenever it's convenient.

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: ELL Teachers as Student Advocates
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Role of ELL Teachers as a Resource & Advocate

1. The Role of ELL Teachers as a Resource & Advocate

As a teacher of English language learners (ELLs), you can often find situations that make you feel like you need to speak on behalf of your students. Let's explore the different situations in this lesson and some recommendations so you can play your role as an advocate in a professional manner.

How Teachers Meet the Needs of ELL Students

2. How Teachers Meet the Needs of ELL Students

As an ELL teacher, you know that your role does not end with preparing and teaching lessons. Your role includes acting as an advocate on behalf of ELL students. This lesson gives you an overview of strategies to perform this role.

Advocating for the Use of Non-English in School Settings

3. Advocating for the Use of Non-English in School Settings

What is the value of multilingualism? As an ESL teacher, the value and strategies to advocate for the use of non-English in school settings is important part of your role as an educator. This lesson explores this topic to help you advocate effectively.

Political & Social Issues in Second Language Learning

4. Political & Social Issues in Second Language Learning

Learning a second language by itself is a big challenge for students; additional social and political issues can have an additional impact on students. This lesson explores those issues.

Current Issues & Trends in English Language Learning

5. Current Issues & Trends in English Language Learning

In this lesson, we'll go over some of the current issues and trends in English language learning, including those related to core curriculum subjects, culture, student engagement, and technology.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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