Teaching Young Learners English

  • AUTHORS: Dr. Joan Kang Shin; Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall
  • ISBN-13: 9781111771379 
  • 416 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
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Overview

About The Product

Teaching Young Learners English focuses on teaching English as a foreign language to children aged 7-12. It presents foundational concepts, best practices and practical suggestions on how to develop lessons and activities for the energetic and curious minds of young learners in the 21st Century classroom. It also features the perspectives and suggestions from practicing teachers around the world, and can be used as a basic text for prospective teachers or as a professional development tool for teachers and administrators wishing to develop the knowledge and skills to teach English to young learners.

Features

  • Topics covered include lesson planning, classroom management, assessment, and ongoing professional development.
  • Teacher to Teacher sections in each chapter include real teachers from all over the world expressing their views on that topic.
  • Each chapter includes a list of useful publications, references and Websites for further study.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Dr. Joan Kang Shin

    Dr. Joan Kang Shin is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Program Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program. Dr. Shin specializes in teaching ESL/EFL to young learners and teenagers and has provided professional development programs and workshops to EFL teachers in over 100 countries around the world. She is a Series Editor of National Geographic Learning’s young learner programs Welcome to Our World, Our World, and Explore Our World, as well as the teen program Impact, and an author of the professional development title Teaching Young Learners English.

  • Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall

    Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. Program, and Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has worked in all areas of ESL/EFL including teaching, curriculum and materials development, standards development, and teacher training. She is a Series Editor of National Geographic Learning’s young learner programs Welcome to Our World, Our World, and Explore Our World, as well as the teen program Impact, and an author of the professional development title Teaching Young Learners English.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Teaching English to Young learners around the World: An Introduction
Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
Chapter 3: Contextualizing Instruction: Creating Thematic Units and Lesson Plans
Chapter 4: Teaching Listening and Speaking
Chapter 5: Teaching Reading and Writing
Chapter 6: Storytelling
Chapter 7: Assessment
Chapter 8: Classroom Management
Chapter 9: Twenty-First-Century Skills in Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
Chapter 10: Professional Development
Worksheets
Index