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Found 21 articles
- Nov 21, 2022
- Norbert Schmitt, Karen Dunn, Barry O’Sullivan, Laurence Anthony, Benjamin Kremmel
Vocabulary is probably the key type of knowledge necessary for any language use, because if words to express concepts are not known, all syntactic and discourse knowledge is of little use.
- Aug 22, 2022
- Shambhavi Singh, Santosh Mahapatra
This case study explored the process of English as a second language (ESL) teachers’ participation in online self- and peer assessment (OSA and OPA) during an online teacher professional development (TPD) program focusing on task design and their perception of the subsequent impact on their understanding of tasks.
- May 23, 2022
- Kiki Juli Anggoro, Uswatun Khasanah
This research brief discusses the implementation of the innovation in online instruction of the GE subject Reading and Writing at Walailak University. Moreover, it reports the effects of the model on students’ achievement and perception.
- Apr 11, 2022
- Ye He, Dawn Bagwell
Despite the growing number of English learners in the United States, teachers continue to report that they do not feel well prepared to support English learners.
- Jan 31, 2022
- Christopher J. Wagner
The language practices used by teachers in schools directly impact the language development and reading performance of multilingual children.
- Nov 29, 2021
- Heather A. Linville
Due to the fact that English language learners (ELLs) often do not have the same educational opportunities or outcomes as non-ELL students in the United States, the professional standards for initial certification for teaching English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) call on ESOL teachers to advocate for them.
- Nov 1, 2021
- Meryem Polat Köseoǧlu
This study investigated the interactive function of teacher-written feedback.
In K–12 classrooms, multimodal teaching, such as using visuals and technology, has been commonly embedded at different levels with different student groups. However, it has not been well discussed in English as a second language teacher training.
- Sep 6, 2021
- Özgehan Uştuk, Peter I. De Costa
This article explores the nature of reflective practice in a professional development process based on lesson study.
- Aug 9, 2021
- Scott E. Grapin, Lorena Llosa, Alison Haas, Okhee Lee
In this article, the authors argue that instructional strategies traditionally used with ELs in the content areas need to be rethought in light of contemporary theoretical perspectives.
- Jul 12, 2021
- Barbara Loranc-Paszylk, Shannon M. Hilliker, Chesla Ann Lenkaitis
Language teachers must be equipped with technological skills to respond to the needs of 21st-century classrooms.
This study employed a mixed-methods approach to examine peer review through the eyes of writing instructors and first-year college students, including native and nonnative speakers of English.
- May 17, 2021
- Joshua D. Bernstein
English language teachers must learn the vocation’s discourse before they can “shake” the metaphorical tree.
- Apr 19, 2021
- Luis Javier Pentón Herrera and Robin L. McNair
In this theory‐based practice article, the authors introduce restorative and community‐building practices as social justice for English learners.
- Mar 15, 2021
- Brandy Barter‐Storm and Tamara Wik
Graphic novels are a form of authentic text that have started to gain widespread acceptance in the English language arts field and have been shown to increase students’ motivation to read and engage deeply with texts.
The aim of this article is to offer a research‐based approach to the integration of legal topics in ESL curricula.
- Jan 18, 2021
- Mohammad Ali Heidari‐Shahreza
Humor in the language classroom seems to be still a nebulous concept surrounded by controversies regarding its pedagogical effects and implementation.
The March 2020 closure of most schools in the United States due to the COVID‐19 pandemic marked a sudden and dramatic shift in how teaching and learning happened. All the 55 million K‐12 students were deeply affected by the move from face‐to‐face to remote learning.
- Mar 19, 2020
- Mark B. Ulla William F. Perales
Facebook, as one of the most popular social media sites, has been the subject of many studies especially in the field of English language teaching (ELT) in recent years.
- Oct 22, 2019
- Allie Spencer Patterson
This multiple case study explores the means through which freelance teachers establish their legitimacy in their classrooms outside of formal institutions.