Multilevel and Diverse Classrooms

TESOL Classroom Practice Series

Bradley Baurain and Phan Le Ha, Volume Editors

Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Preface
CHAPTER 1: The Multifaceted Classroom
Bradley Baurain and Phan Le Ha

Standing Before a Sea of Faces

CHAPTER 2: Responding to the Challenge of Large Mixed-Ability Classes in China
Alan Seaman

CHAPTER 3: Large Classes and Group Projects: A Curriculum Unit on Tourism in the Philippines
Doris H. Christopher and Roland A. Niez

CHAPTER 4: Speaking in Crowds: Oral Activities for Large Classes With Few Resources
Susan Donnelly Renaud, Elizabeth Tannenbaum, and Michael Jerald

CHAPTER 5: Every Student Wins: Using “Team English” With Large Multilevel Classes in Thailand
Marguerite G. MacDonald and Ian L. Smith

Spurring Creativity and Imagination

CHAPTER 6: Go to Commercial: Using Television Commercials in Multilevel EFL Classrooms
Frank Tuzi, Ann Junko Young, and Keiko Mori

Photography as a Cultural Text for Language Learning
Walter Gene Pleisch and Joel See

iDeas for iPods in the Multilevel Language Classroom
Troy Cox, Robb Mark McCollum, and Benjamin L. McMurry

CHAPTER 9: Teaching Smart, Using Art: Creativity at Work in Mixed-Ability Classes
Linda M. Holden

CHAPTER 10: Online Comics: Writing, Reading, and Telling Stories in English
Bill Zimmerman

Expanding the Boundaries

CHAPTER 11: Culturally Responsive Teaching in a Colorful Classroom
Roby Marlina

Unity and Diversity in a Theology Class: Learning English for Academic Reading and Writing
Iris Devadason

Teaching With Students: Effective Instruction in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms
Karla Garjaka

Minds Working Together: Scaffolding Academic Writing in a Mixed-Ability EFL Class
Le Van Canh and Nguyen Thi Thuy Minh

CHAPTER 15: Self-Access Language Learning: Accommodating Diversity
Garold Murray

Building a Community of Mixed-Ability Learners: Connect, Network, Empower
Jo Bertrand