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This presentation supports my book, English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work, which will be published in April, 2010 by Linworth Publishing


<ul><li> 1. English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work(Linworth Publishing 2010)<br />Larry Ferlazzo<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. ELLs Are Often Seen Through a Lens Of Deficits<br /> 3. Lower-Level Thinking<br /> 4. Instead, ELLs Can Be Seen Through A Lens Of Assets<br /> 5. Higher Level Thinking<br /> 6. Building Relationships<br /> 7. Sister Classes<br /> 8. Learning By Doing<br /> 9. Picture Word Inductive Model (PWIM)<br /> 10. PWIM SEQUENCE<br />Introduce Picture &amp; 20+ Words<br />Put Words Into Categories &amp; Students Find New Ones That Fit Patterns<br />Complete Cloze Sentences Using Picture Words.Next, Categorize Them &amp; Add New Sentences About Picture That Fit Categories<br />Convert Sentences Into Paragraphs. Next, Turn Paragraphs Into Essay With Title<br /> 11. Free Voluntary Reading<br /> 12. Problem-Based Learning<br /> 13. Accessing Prior Knowledge Through Student Stories<br /> 14. Freirean Lesson Sequence<br />1) What do you see?<br />2) What problem do you think is represented in thepicture or video?<br />3) What do you think caused the problem?<br />4) Have you or your families ever experienced a similar problem?<br />5) How did you or your family respond to the problem?<br />6)What do think are other possible ways to respond to the problem? <br /> 15. Mentor Student Leadership Potential<br /> 16. Qualities Of A Good Language Learner<br />Intrinsically Motivated<br />Self-Confident<br />Willing To Take Risks<br />Learns From Mistakes<br />Wants To Teach Others<br /> 17. Reflection<br /> 18. No Cockroaches<br /> 19. Larry Ferlazzo<br />English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work Linworth Publishing, 2010<br />Building Parent Engagement In Schools Linworth Publishing, 2009<br />Blog: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/<br />Student Website: http://larryferlazzo.com/<br />Student Blog: http://sacschoolblogs.org/burbankeld/<br /></p>


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