Judie Haynes is an ESL teacher with 28 years' experience in teaching English as a second language in both urban and suburban settings. Judie is the author of Getting Started with English Language Learners (ASCD, 2013) and has co-authored a number of books including Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress (ASCD, 2017, with Debbie Zacarian and Lourdes Álvarez-Ortiz); The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners (Corwin, 2012, with Debbie Zacarian); and Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas (ASCD, 2010, with Debbie Zacarian). Judie also contributed chapters to Integrating the ESL Standards Into Classroom Practice, Grades K-2 (TESOL, 2000) and Authenticity in Language Classroom and Beyond (TESOL, 2010). She was also a columnist for TESOL's Essential Teacher and currently writes a blog for TESOL. An archive of her blog posts is available on the TESOL website. Judie has served on the NJTESOL/NJBE Executive Board for 24 years and is a regular presenter at TESOL and many of its affiliates.
In addition, Judie is the editor and owner of everythingESL.net, a website for teachers of English learners. She is also a cofounder and co-moderator of #ELLCHAT, an online chat for teachers of English learners. To learn more about #ELLCHAT, join the regularly scheduled chats on Monday nights at 9:00pm ET.
Books by This Author
Whether you're a new teacher or a veteran with lots of experience working with English language learners, you'll find a wealth of useful information in this practical guide by Judie Haynes, an experienced ESL teacher and co-founder of the website EverythingESL. The book begins with a discussion of the stages of second language development and also covers such topics as working with newcomers, differentiating instruction for ELLs, and challenges related to content area instruction for ELLs.
Judie Haynes (creator of everythingESL.net) and Dr. Debbie Zacarian offers hands-on, practical strategies that educators can implement immediately to provide effective content instruction for ELLs. Chapters focus on topics such as creating engaging lesson plans, successful small group work activities, content vocabulary instruction, and strategies focused on writing, homework, and assessment. Appendices include guided terms for composing language objectives and a lesson modification worksheet that can be used to adapt lesson plans for ELL instruction.
Half the students in U.S. schools are experiencing or have experienced trauma, violence, or chronic stress. Much has been written about these students from a therapeutic perspective, especially regarding how to provide them with adequate counseling supports and services. Conversely, little has been written about teaching this population and doing so from a strengths-based perspective.
Using real-world examples as well as research-based principles, this book shows how to
English language learners who are new to U.S. schools face all kinds of challenges, as do the educators and schools serving them. Debbie Zacarian and Judie Haynes draw on their extensive experience to share an approach that can be used in identifying and meeting newcomer ELLs' needs, from evaluating prior academic experience to addressing social/emotional trouble that may result from trauma. The authors have included numerous tools for educators' professional development, including discussion and reflection charts, rubrics, sample forms, and vocabulary lists.