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
@Contents:Part One: Your English Language Learner
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
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.