Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners

Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners

Nilufer Guler (Avila University, USA)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 335
ISBN13: 9781522531234|ISBN10: 1522531238|EISBN13: 9781522531241|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3123-4


Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language.

Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners is a critical scholarly publication that explores the importance of English as a Second Language (ESL) education as well as the challenges that can arise in striving for effective and engaging learning environments for the students involved. Featuring a broad scope of topics, such as effective lesson plans, teacher education and preparation, and the education achievement gap, this book is geared toward academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on effective teaching strategies for teachers of English language learners.

Topics Covered

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

  • Core Academic Topics
  • Daily Teaching
  • Education Achievement Gap
  • Effective Lesson Plans
  • Lesson Modification
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Teacher Education and Preparation

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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