Advocating for English learners : a guide for educators / Diane Staehr Fenner ; foreword by John Segota.
- Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin ; Alexandria, Virginia : TESOL International Association, . , ©2014.
xix, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
- English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English teachers -- Training of.
- "English learners (ELs) are the fastest-growing segment of the K-12 population. But Els and their families, who are in the process of learning English and navigating an often-unfamiliar education system, may not have a voice powerful enough to articulate their needs. Consequently, all teachers and administrators must advocate for this all-important diverse group of students who will become tomorrow's workforce."--Back cover.
Need for advocacy for English learners
Creating a shared sense of responsibility for teaching English learners
How teachers can collaborate to expand advocacy efforts for ELs
Advocacy overview for school and district administrators
Increasing EL families' involvement through building their advocacy capacity
Advocacy through effective instruction of ELs
Advocating for ELs in assessment
Advocacy for ELs' success beyond grade 12.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
- Segota, John.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
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