Pathways to Greatness for ELL Newcomers
PATHWAYS to GREATNESS for ELL NEWCOMERS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR SCHOOLS & TEACHERS
Author: Michelle Yzquierdo
Newcomer ELLs (English language learners) face a complex and daunting set of challenges. How can educators appropriately provide support to this population? Based on research of the social, emotional, and academic needs of secondary immigrant students, this book is comprised of strategies and techniques for content-area teachers of newcomer ELLs. Additionally, campus and district leaders will gain practical advice about a systemic approach to meeting the needs of this ever-increasing population. Pathways to Greatness for ELL Newcomers: A Comprehensive Guide for Schools and Teachers will highlight several components relevant to newcomer instruction including: cultural proficiency, second language acquisition strategies, scheduling/credits, and effective content-area instruction. It includes over 30 activities for content-area and ESL teachers of newcomers.