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Teaching ELL in the Florida Classroom - Chapter Summary
In certain locations like Florida, today's teachers are faced with providing education to native speakers and ELL students. To do so effectively, teachers must apply tested strategies for crossing these language barriers. The lessons from this chapter provide an overview of those strategies, along with an explanation of such topics as culture shock, socialization, and the impact other cultures have on education. Additional review topics for this chapter are as follows:
- Second language acquisition and the importance of a native language
- Multicultural, immersion, and bilingual education
- Developing curriculum for ESL students
- ELL teaching techniques for vocabulary, math, and reading skills
- Using a scaffolding approach for instructing ELL students
- Recommendations on how to assess ELL students
- ELL students and the Florida Consent Decree
Reviewing these lessons about teaching ELL students in Florida can be completed at any time, day or night, since we keep all of our information posted live online. Additionally, everything we offer is mobile-friendly, so you can use any of your Wi-Fi devices to brush up on this information. Also, since everything is streaming online, you can study at home, at your favorite café, at the library, or at work.
Even with our highly accessible information, you might be worried that you won't have enough time to study everything before your upcoming assessment. No need to panic - not only do we have test prep chapters for practically every topic, but our format lets you study the information quickly and effectively. Every lesson has been miniaturized, so you can get all the facts you need in only a matter of minutes per lesson.
1. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education
In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.
2. The Role of Native Language in Second Language Acquisition
In this lesson we explore the various schools of thought surrounding the use of native language in second-language education, ranging from using it often to not using it at all.
3. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education
Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.
4. ESL Curriculum Development
This lesson will highlight some ways in which curriculum can be developed for English as a second language (ESL) classrooms and learners, as well as go over some instructional strategies to help support ESL students develop their language skills.
5. Strategies for Teaching ELL Students
This lesson will highlight strategies that can be used to help English Language Learners in the classroom, such as the use of pictures and small groups. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge of methods for teaching ELL students.
6. Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners
The number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom is on the rise, and teachers must have strategies for teaching these students. This lesson will highlight ways in which to scaffold instruction for ELLs to help them become successful in the classroom.
7. Teaching ELL Students to Read
There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.
8. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students
Using a translator or carrying a translating device is not realistic when learning English as a second language. In this lesson, you'll learn how to strategically teach vocabulary to English language learners.
9. Teaching Math to ELL Students
Teaching math to ELL students can be challenging but fun for any educator. This lesson provides information about English language learners, provides suggestions for the class environment, and offers new math-teaching strategies.
10. Assessment Procedures for English-Language Learners
Students who speak English as a second language need specialized instruction and assessment. This lesson describes assessment procedures for English-language learners and explains how to use these results in the classroom.
11. The Florida Consent Decree & ELL Students
What rights do non-English speaking students have in the Florida education system? This lesson will discuss the Florida Consent Decree, which protects the rights of English language learners in Florida classrooms.
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