Secondary Education
Secondary Education

Secondary Education

Edited by Maria Dantas-Whitney, Edited by Sarah Rilling, Series edited by Tim Stewart

TESOL Voices


128 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $10.00 (CA $14.00) (US $10.00)

Publication Date: July 2017

ISBN 9781942799740

Price: $10.00


This volume of the TESOL Voices series focuses on secondary students during a time of personal and academic growth as they prepare to enter higher education and career settings. Authors share the stories of students and teachers as they overcome challenges, discover appropriate practices, and enhance the student/teacher relationship to create an optimal learning environment for all. Explore ways to promote cross-content learning, collaboration, critical thinking, and multicultural skills with this inside look at secondary education classrooms. Learn how to incorporate multimodal elements and general education course content for a richer learning experience and opportunities to advance oral and written language skills as preparation for their next phase of life.

Author Biography

Maria Dantas-Whitney is Professor of ESOL and Bilingual Education at Western Oregon University. She has been a Fulbright scholar in Mexico and Panama, and has directed professional development programs for K-12 teachers of ELLs in Oregon. She has served as president of Oregon TESOL and ORATE (Oregon Association for Teacher Educators). She is the recipient of the AERA Outstanding Dissertation Award in Second Language Research and the TESOL/College Board Award for Teacher as Classroom Researcher. Her publications and presentations focus on linguistically and culturally responsive pedagogy in teacher education, critical reflective practice, and classroom ethnography.Sarah Rilling is an associate professor in the area of teaching English as a second/additional language (TESL) at Kent State University where she teaches courses in applied linguistics in the Department of English. Research includes pedagogical work and lexical analysis focused on inquiry and action in language teaching and nativization processes in modern language contact. Administrative work has resulted in licensure and endorsement programs in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) and a Bachelor of Arts in TESL at Kent State University.