This book provides practical strategies and tools for assessing and teaching even the most hard to reach English language learners across the content areas. Syrja offers educators the latest information on working with ELLs (including using formative assessments) and provides a wealth of classroom-tested models and measures. These tools have proven to be effective with ESL students at all levels, including Long Term English Learners (LTELs). Throughout the book, the author shares powerful research-based strategies and clearly illustrates how they should be implemented in the classroom for maximum impact.
- Filled with proven ideas and easy-to-implement tips for teaching ELLs
- Designed to be a practical ELL/ESL resource for classroom teachers
- Syrja, a former teacher and ESL student, is a noted expert in English language learning and a Professional Development Associate with the Leadership and Learning Center
This value-packed guide offers educators accessible and research-based classroom strategies for reaching and teaching ELLs.
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