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Virtual Learning Solutions For English As Second Language Students

Pages: 11 (3230 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:70086670

...English How Technology Enhances ESL Students’ Learning Experience
Introduction
In the COVID-19 era, education has taken a dramatic turn towards distance learning, meaning that virtual classrooms are now more popular than ever. But what is the effect of the use of technology in an ESL classroom? Evidence shows that technology actually does enhance ESL students’ learning experience (Kasapoglu-Akyol, 2010). The fact is that ESL students use technology tools in their daily lives and thus not to use technology for learning purposes is akin to taking a fish out of water and then asking it to learn to swim. In the digital era, digital natives have been using technology since birth and it is older teachers and educational systems that are slow to recognize this fact. This paper will show how technology enhances ESL students' learning experience related to ESL instructional practices and analyze how that topic or trend impacts the district,……

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Alvarez-Marinelli, H., Blanco, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Stanley, K., & Fan, Y. (2016). Computer assisted English language learning in Costa Rican elementary schools: an experimental study. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 29(1), 103-126.

Beetham, H., & Sharpe, R. (Eds.). (2013). Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age: Designing for 21st century learning. NY: Routledge.

Cassady, J. C., Smith, L. L., & Thomas, C. L. (2017). Supporting emergent literacy for English language learners with computer?assisted instruction. Journal of Research in Reading.

Jiang, H., Tang, M., Peng, X., & Liu, X. (2018). Learning design and technology through social networks for high school students in China. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 28(1), 189-206.

Kahai, S. S., Carroll, E., & Jestice, R. (2007). Team collaboration in virtual worlds. ACM SIGMIS Database: the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 38(4), 61-68.

Kasapo?lu-Akyol, P. (2010). Using educational technology tools to improve language and communication skills of ESL students. Novitas-Royal, 4(2).

Meskill, G., & Mossop, J. (2003). Technologies use with learners of ESL in New Your State: Preliminary report. Retrieved from  https://www.albany.edu/lap/Papers/technology%20use.htm 

Park, J. Y. (2011). Design education online: Learning delivery and evaluation. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 30(2), 176-187.

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History Of Bilingual Education

Pages: 4 (1298 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:54783593

… years ago that American communities first started assembling large numbers of young children to educate them. Instruction typically took place in languages besides English, and in two or more languages (e.g., Dutch and German in Pennsylvania, German and Spanish in Texas, and the French language in Louisiana). … Mexican, Asian, and Native American languages underwent systemic segregation and devaluation in this period. Over a hundred years ago, the concept of the English language as a mark of the national identity of America and its sole language cropped up in response to the huge inflow of … identity of America and its sole language cropped up in response to the huge inflow of migrants from European countries that didn't speak English. The growth of this linguistic ideology was accompanied by novel restrictive migration policies and compulsory free education in the nation. One of the … (Ovando, 2003). The development of……

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Banks, J. A. (1995). Multicultural Education: Its Effects on Students\\\\\\\\\\\\' Racial and Gender Role Attitudes. Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (pp. 617-627). New York: Macmillan.

Gándara, P., & Escamilla, K. (2017). Bilingual education in the United States. Bilingual and multilingual education, 1-14.

Ovando, C. J. (2003). Bilingual education in the United States: Historical development and current issues. Bilingual research journal, 27(1), 1-24.

Saravia-Shore, M., & Arvizu, S. F. (2017). Cross-cultural literacy: An anthropological approach to dealing with diversity. In Cross-cultural Literacy (pp. xv-xxxviii). Routledge.

Wei, L. (2013). Integration of Multicultural Education into English Teaching and Learning: A Case Study in Liaoning Police Academy. Theory & Practice in Language Studies, 3(4).

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Bilingual Education Handbook Compare And Contrast

Pages: 4 (1292 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:99565133

Danville School District ESOL program handbook contains policies and procedures that help English language learners (ELLs) attain English proficiency. The key components of the handbook include 1) the district’s legal obligations to ELLs and their parents, 2) the district’s procedures for … curricular and extracurricular program. Meaningful access means that ELLs are provided with opportunities to participate in curricular and extracurricular activities, just like native English speakers.
Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974
The Equal Educational Opportunities Act states that each district should “take appropriate action to overcome barriers … measured in terms of whether the goals of ESOL are being met. The primary goal of ESOL is to enable ELLs to attain English proficiency within a reasonable time. This goal is consistent with bilingual language policy that calls on teachers to create instructional plans that incorporate … reasonable time. This goal is consistent with bilingual language policy that calls……

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Danville School District ESOL Program Handbook. (2019, October). Cloud Object Storage | Store & Retrieve Data Anywhere | Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).  https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/364/esl_handbook_updated_oct_2019_1.pdf 

Díaz-Rico, L. T., & Weed, K. Z. (2010). The Crosscultural, language, and academic development handbook: A complete K-12 reference guide (4th ed.). Allyn & Bacon.

Sutton, L. C., Cornelius, L., & McDonald-Gordon, R. (2012). English language learners and judicial oversight: Progeny of Castaneda. Educational Considerations, 39(2).  https://doi.org/10.4148/0146-9282.1111 

U.S. Department of Education. (2012, May). Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEPs): A Review of the Foundational Literature.  https://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/title-iii/language-instruction-ed-programs-report.pdf 

U.S. Department of Justice. (2019, October 15). Types of educational opportunities discrimination. https://www.justice.gov/crt/types-educational-opportunities-discrimination

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Education Law Policy And Social Justice

Pages: 11 (3232 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Essay Document #:71943061

… social identity. This is the meaning of mother tongue that will be embraced in the context of this discourse.
To a large extent, English remains the most spoken language in the global context. However, the list of widely-spoken mother tongues is endless. However, in the context of … largely focuses on offering competent public education. Competency does not necessarily man being alive to the plight of students who do not have English as their first acquired language. This effectively means that the increasing immigrant populations are likely to have their need for key language resources … essentially amount to the isolation of learners on the basis of their language-minority status. At present, the United States has approximately five million English learners - a significant percentage of whom are school-age. The number of English learners will continue increase going forward as a consequence of a multitude of factors. Some of……

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Awopetu, A.V. (2016). Impact of Mother Tongue on Children’s Learning Abilities in Early Childhood Classroom. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23, 58-63.

Busse, V., Cenoz, J., Dalmann, N. & Rogge, F. (2019). Addressing Linguistic Diversity in the Language Classroom in a Resource?Oriented Way: An Intervention Study with Primary School Children. Language Learning.

Bingol, A.S. (2012). Mother tongue instruction policies towards Turkish migrant children in Europe. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 70, 1016-1023.

Mcmahon, T., Griese, E.R. & Kenyon, D.B. (2019). Cultivating Native American scientists: An application of an Indigenous model to an undergraduate research experience. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 14, 77-110.

Ozfidan, B. (2017). Right of Knowing and Using Mother Tongue: A Mixed Method Study. English Language Teaching; 10(12), 15-23.

Peyton, J.K. (2015). Language of Instruction: Research Findings and Program and Instructional Implications. Reconsidering Development, 4(1), 71-79.

Philips, J.S. (2015). The rights of indigenous peoples under international law. Global Bioethics, 26(2), 75-82.

Sahin, I. (2018). A look at mother tongue education in the context of the right to education. Educational Research and Reviews, 13(9), 343-353.

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Online Auctions For Fund Raising By Non Profit Organizations

Pages: 8 (2322 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:34213505

… four major classifications of auctions formats in the market based on the information asymmetry and the flow of prices. The auction types include English Auction, Dutch Auctions, sealed-bid first-price auctions, and Vickrey auctions (Klemperer, 2004).
English and Dutch auctions are both open auctions implying that they are orally implemented but entail distinguishing value setting features. According to Klemperer (2004), … Dutch auctions are both open auctions implying that they are orally implemented but entail distinguishing value setting features. According to Klemperer (2004), an English Auction also known as the oral ascending auction or first-price auction entails an ascending sequential price strategy where the auctioneer sets a reserve … after multi rounds of price iterations. Given that the bidders get instant feedback on the other bidder's valuation of the item on sale, English auctions are associated with aggressive bidding (McAfee, 2017). The dominant strategy for a bidder is, therefore, bidding……

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Cachon, G. P., Daniels, K., & Lobel, R. (2015). The Role of Surge Pricing on a Service Platform with Self-Scheduling Capacity.  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2698192 

Connelly, A., & Winter, M. (2003). Going...Going...Gone!: Successful Auctions for Non-Profit Institutions (Second). Target Funding Group, Inc. All.

Fasli, M., Co, C., & Co, C. (2014). Designing and Implementing E-market Games. Designing and Implementing e-Market Games. January 2005.

Forbes Magazine. (2019). The 100 Largest U.S. Charities. Forbes Magazine.  https://doi.org/10.1007/springerreference_75918 

Hasker, K., & Sickles, R. (2010). eBay in the Economic Literature: Analysis of an Auction Marketplace. Review of Industrial Organization, 37(1), 3–42.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11151-010-9257-5 

Kingston, K. (2015). A Higher Bid: How to Transform Special Event with Strategic Benefit Auctions. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.

Klemperer, P. (2004). Auctions: Theory and Practice. In Princeton University Press.  https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839107429.00004 

McAfee, P. (2017). The Ideal Auction - Numberphile. YouTube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kWuxfVbIaU

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Arabic Language And Culture Course Middle East Culture

Pages: 9 (2626 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Project Proposal Document #:35105739

… Serving Guests (Arabic Beginners/Intermediate Level)
· This pragmatics lesson is for university-level students ranging from ages 18 and older. Most of whom speak English as their native language and come from American cultural backgrounds. The number of students can range from five to fifteen students. This lesson ……

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Center for Arabic Study Abroad (Casa). (2012). USED Grant Proposal, 2008-2012. Cairo, Egypt, The University Of Texas, Austin. Retrieved from  http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/texas.doc 

Center for Cross-Cultural Learning. (2008). Arabic Course Description and Syllabus. Boston University Morocco Program. Department of Moroccan Languages and Culture CCCL. Retrieved from  http://www.bu.edu/abroad/files/2009/12/syllabus-rabat-language-and-liberal-arts-rabat-arabic.pdf 

General English Activities Worksheets Games.  https://www.teach-this.com/general-activities-worksheet s

Learn Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) Online with Arab Academy.  https://www.arabacademy.com/msa/ 

Syllabus for Spanish Culture - Instructure. https://canvas.instructure.com/courses/902107/assignments/syllabus

Utah State University [email protected] Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1820&context=gradreports

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Contact In Canadian Literature

Pages: 11 (3347 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:97950942

… her, the culture of the paleface is dead as a corpse, the spirit sunk out of it centuries ago. The majesty of the English bishops is nothing compared to regalia of her own “tall, copper-skinned fire-keeper of the Iroquois council” (Johnson). Her people back home know how … the sacrifice of a pure white dog and relays the words of the Indian priest, in essence similar to those words of the English, but in matter and form slightly different. The essence is the same: there is no need for human sacrifice—but some sacrifice is required … rebellion, blood and wildness. For Johnson it is no such thing: it is alive, romantic, spirited, human, soulful, and honorable. For Johnson, the English way that Scott was enamored of was the dead way. Yet both use gothic elements to achieve an effect on their readers. Both ……

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Gray, Charlotte, and Clara Thomas. "Flint and feather: the life and times of E Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake." Canadian Woman Studies 23.1 (2003): 183.

Johnson, E. Pauline. “Pagan in St. Paul’s Cathedral.”  http://fullonlinebook.com/essays/a-pagan-in-st-paul-s-cathedral/jhfy.html 

Mulvey-Roberts, Marie, ed. The Handbook to Gothic literature. NYU Press, 1998.

Salem-Wiseman, Lisa. ""Verily, the White Man's Ways Were the Best": Duncan Campbell Scott, Native Culture, and Assimilation." Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne (1996): 121-144.

Scott, D. C. “The Onondaga Madonna.”

Smith, Andrew. Gothic Literature. Edinburgh University Press, 2007.

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Grade Six Mathematics

Pages: 6 (2529 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Lesson Plan Document #:85325876

...English Part 1:
Lesson plan 1
1. Lesson Plan Information
Subject/Course: Mathematics
Name:
Grade Level: Sixth
Date: Time:
Topic: Fractions
Length of Period: 1hr 30 minutes
Standard: Pennsylvania’s Common Core State Standard CC.2.3.2.A.2 for Mathematics
2. Lesson objective(s)
Expectation(s) (Directly from The State Curriculum):
i. Understanding of fractions (parts of a fraction)
ii. Understand basic operations with fractions
· Addition
· Subtractions
· Division
· Multiplication
iii. Ability to perform operations with fractions
Learning Skills (Where applicable):
· Creative thinking
· Critical analysis
3. Learning Context
A. The Learners
Sixth grade learners have basic knowledge on fractions, how to perform basic operations on fractions.
To accommodate diversity (learning), different methods of instructions will be used. The primary method of instructions will be guidance notes to ensure challenged learners are carried along.
B. Learning Environment
A learner-centered classroom environment is to be used. Classroom practices will be aimed at discovering what the……

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Spooner, F., Baker, J. N., Harris, A. A., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., & Browder, D. M. (2007). Effects of training in universal design for learning on lesson plan development. Remedial and special education, 28(2), 108-116.

Wiggins, G. P., & McTighe, J. (2012). The Understanding by design guide to advanced concepts in creating and reviewing units. ASCD.

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Declaration Of Independence

Pages: 4 (1310 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Lesson Plan Document #:73104267

… and context of the Declaration of Independence.
1. Describe the way in which the American Revolutionaries justified their need for independence from the English Crown by using the terms and phrases of the Declaration.
Common Core Standards (Reading Comprehension)
Reading Comprehension
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.4. Determine the meaning of words … and context of the Declaration of Independence.
1. Describe the way in which the American Revolutionaries justified their need for independence from the English Crown by using the terms and phrases of the Declaration.
Common Core Standards (Reading Comprehension)
Reading Comprehension
8.4. Determine the meaning of words ……

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Traditional Literature

Pages: 5 (1363 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:58377892

… to tell whether the sound or feel of the country of the Grimms is preserved in the tale as it is found in English. The names are certainly German, however. The illustrations match the text and help to tell the story for children, and the style is … to hear it being told out loud—but one could do so.
The tale does preserve something of the sound and feel of the English culture from which it originates. The names and characters and places and actions are all from a medieval time in England and that … and actions are all from a medieval time in England and that comes through clearly in the story. Sherwood Forest is a very English sounding location, for instance, as is Nottingham.
The illustrations match the tone of the text and capture the essence of the culture and ……

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