Designed for student teachers, general education teachers, and teachers of dual-language classes, this new edition of Teaching English Language Learners in Elementary School Communities is now aligned with the standards developed by TESOL. This book also addresses teachers' expectations of English Language Learners, solutions for the dual-language classroom, how to encourage active participation and social integration, mixed-language whole-class teaching, small groupwork, involving families and communities in school activities, and assessment-an invaluable resource for teaching English Language Learners. FEATURES OF THE FOURTH EDITION INCLUDE: A sociocultural framework that centers around social learning, rather than a psychological framework that centers around individual learning. Applicability to dual-language education in addition to student teaching and regular education. New! View of being a good language learner in the context of a social classroom. New! Chapter on assessment practices, highlighting the multiple roles of oral and written language assessment.Faltis, Christian J. is the author of 'Teaching English Language Learners In Elementary School Communities A Joinfostering Approach', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131194427 and ISBN 0131194429.