Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners

Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners

Grace Onchwari (University of North Dakota, USA) and Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Projected Release Date: October, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 400
ISBN13: 9781522539551|ISBN10: 1522539557|EISBN13: 9781522539568|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3955-1

Description

In the schools of today, English learners are the fastest-growing segment of the student population. As such, it is increasingly imperative to educate these students properly, while still practicing inclusion for overall student success.

The Handbook of Research on Pedagogies and Cultural Considerations for Young English Language Learners is an authoritative research publication on research-based, theoretical frameworks and best practices for teaching young English language learners. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics and perspectives such as co-teaching, inclusion, and social awareness, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the examination of how diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences contribute to curriculum and pedagogy for bilingual young learners.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-Teaching
  • Digital Media
  • Dual Language Immersion
  • Inclusion
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Multimodal Literacies
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Reading Assessment
  • Social Awareness

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Grace Onchwari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of North Dakota, USA, where she teaches a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education. She is also the coordinator of the early childhood program. Her research focuses on teacher professional development, immigrant children, Head Start, and mentor-coaching. Dr. Onchwari’s academic background includes a postgraduate diploma in education, Masters in child development and early childhood education and a doctoral degree in curriculum instruction with an early childhood education emphasis. Dr. Onchwari has researched and authored articles and book chapters with a focus on these areas. She is also the co-editor of the book titled “Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners.”
Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor of Education at the University of North Dakota, USA. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published over 100 publications in journals, edited books, book chapters, and conference proceedings. His primary research interests focus on mobile technology integration and learner-centered pedagogy in teacher education. Prof. Keengwe’s work was honored with the 2011 UND McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was also awarded the North Dakota Faculty Spirit Award in recognition of significant contributions to teaching, research, and service, and the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Award. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was one of the 10 recipients selected to receive the 2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Teacher Education Travel Award. More recently, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the 2017 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.