6 Principles For Exemplary Teaching Of English Learners

Item Information
Item#: 9781945351303
Author Tesol International Assoc.
Cover Paperback
On Hand 1

The 6 Principles® are universal guidelines drawn from decades of research in language pedagogy and language acquisition theory that should undergird any program of English language instruction. These foundational principles are for all educators in any classroom where students are learning English as a new language or learning content through that new language. They are applicable across different educational settings, such as classrooms with children, dual language learners, emerging bilinguals, and multilingual students. What's inside? • Essential information on language development and second language acquisition • Detailed explanations of each of the 6 Principles • Practical applications of the 6 Principles for your K–12 classroom • Vignettes and examples from different contexts • Ideas for building strong communities of practice • A 6 Principles Self-Assessment • Suggested applications for the 6 Principles beyond the classroom. Plus, gain access to informational videos and additional online resources for educators and educational personnel.

Short Description

As the number of English learners around the world soars, so does the need for quality English language instruction. TESOL International Association has furthered its ELT leadership role by defining a core set of principles for the exemplary teaching of English learners. The 6 Principles will help you make informed decisions to improve English language instruction and assessment. These foundational principles are for all educators and are applicable across different educational settings. This book features a detailed explanation of the 6 Principles, practical applications for your classroom, ideas for building a strong community of practice, and more!