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by arlet
Thu Jul 03, 2003 3:09 am
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Benefits of ESL for regular classroom teachers?
Replies: 5
Views: 14118

benefits

Hi leslie :o I think the benefits you get being a bilingual/ESL teacher is being able to understand why children from other cultures act the way they do. I think you benefit because you get to learn and understand more about the cultures and about diversity. I don't know what other benefits you will...
by arlet
Tue Jul 01, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Students speaking other languages
Replies: 9
Views: 8900

trying to help

Genie. I think you need to be positive and don't think they are talking about other students in their class. I know we tend to want to know what is being done and said all the time so that we can correct it if it is a bad behavior. But I think we also need to understand that students will talk about...
by arlet
Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:07 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Understanding and teaching children from different cultures.
Replies: 5
Views: 8706

Tammy, I don't have experience in the classroom. But I think that as you get to know them every day more and more, you will start to love these children, and earase any discrimination feelings you felt about them. I think is very important that you keep an open mind when you are working with the dif...
by arlet
Wed Jun 25, 2003 2:09 am
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Bilingual education
Replies: 6
Views: 7128

Thanks

Ruth, thanks a lot for responding to my posting. For what you've told me I see that you have accomplish a lot. I hope that I have a good experice on my first year teaching too. Thanks for letting me know about some the issues I will encounter in the classroom and I wish you good luck in your second ...
by arlet
Tue Jun 24, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Bilingual education
Replies: 6
Views: 7128

thank you

Blanca,
:o Thank you for your reply. It looks like you know a lot of information about bilingual and ESL classroom. I know you are going to do great in your job. I really hope I get to observe a bilingual or ESL classroom when I start doing my internship.
Thanks again.
Arlette
by arlet
Thu Jun 19, 2003 10:13 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Bilingual Issues
Replies: 0
Views: 2808

Bilingual Issues

Being a Bilingual teacher you have to face a lot of issues, such as type and duration of programs, linguistic issues, and assimilation vs. acculturation. What are some suggestions you can give me for dealing with issues like this? :D
by arlet
Sat Jun 14, 2003 12:01 am
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: ESL needed in early grades?
Replies: 8
Views: 7087

ESL

Hi Leslie, I don't really have an answer to your question, but I don't think you need to woory about ESL being only for upper classroom. From my philosophy paper I've been writting I found out that as our country is becoming more multiculturally, schools are starting to integrate ESL classes in lowe...
by arlet
Fri Jun 13, 2003 11:55 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Bilingual education
Replies: 6
Views: 7128

Bilingual education

I was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and when I came to the United States, I was put in an ESL class. Howevever, I am getting Bilingual certification, and I don't know much about it. I would like to know what should I expect as a Bilingual teacher? Any tips on how to be a good bilingual teacher? What a...