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Teaching English Language Learners in Career and Technical Education Programs

1st Edition

By Victor M. Hernández-Gantes, William Blank

Routledge

242 pages

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Description

Exploring the unique challenges of vocational education, this book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in today's Career and Technical Education programs. The authors' teaching framework and case studies draw from common settings in which career and technical educators find themselves working with ELLs—in the classroom, in the laboratory or workshop, and in work-based learning settings. By integrating CTE and academic instruction, and embedding career development activities across the curriculum, readers will gain a better understanding of the challenges of teaching occupationally-oriented content to a diverse group of learners in multiples settings.

Table of Contents

Part One: Your English Language Learner

1.1 Orientation

1.2 The Process of English Language Learning and What to Expect

1.3 Deciding on the Best ESOL Program

1.4 Teaching for English Language Development

1.5 Not All ELLs are the Same

1.6 Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

1.7 Not All Parents are the Same: Home/School Communication

1.8 English language Learners with Special Needs

Part Two: The Changing Landscape of Career and Technical Education: Implications for ELLs

2.1 From Vocational Education to Career and Technical Education

2.2 CTE: Learning About, Through, For, and At Work

2.3 Nature of Teaching and Learning in CTE Programs

Part Three: Teaching English Language Learners in CTE Programs

3.1 Teaching ELLs in CTE Programs: A Starting Point

3.2 Using Interactive Instructional Strategies in the Classroom

3.3 Using Interactive Demonstration Strategies

3.4 Strategies for Work-Based Learning

3.5 Teaching ELLs in CTE Programs: A Challenging Task

Part Four: Resources

4.1 Resources

4.2 Glossary

About the Authors

Victor M. Hernández-Gantes is Associate Professor in the Department of Adult, Career, and Higher Education, University of South Florida.

William Blank is Professor in the Department of Adult, Career, and Higher Education, University of South Florida.

About the Series

Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

Books in the Teaching English Language Learners Across the Curriculum series are written specifically or pre- and in-service teachers who may not have been trained in ELL techniques, but still find themselves facing the realities and challenges of today’s diverse classrooms and learners. Each book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach ELLs through a given subject area, and how to teach content to ELLs who are at different levels of language proficiency than the rest of their class. Authored by both language and content area specialists, each volume arms readers with practical, teacher-friendly strategies, and subject-specific techniques.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU005000
EDUCATION / Bilingual Education
EDU029030
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology