Edwin C. Ralph (Ph.D., University of Manitoba) is Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies and Supervisor of Extended-Practicum in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada).
Middle and Secondary L2 Teachers Meeting Classroom Management Challenges Via Effective Teaching Research
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1994 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 27, Issue 1, pages 89–103, March 1994
How to Cite
Ralph, E. G. (1994), Middle and Secondary L2 Teachers Meeting Classroom Management Challenges Via Effective Teaching Research. Foreign Language Annals, 27: 89–103. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1994.tb02313.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT This paper presents for second-language educators a synthesis of key principles of successful classroom management and instruction, which have been doubly validated by a quarter-century of effective-teaching research and by 30 years of personal education experience of the author. This summary of practices, verified in classrooms from the elementary through to the post secondary levels, describes what effective L2 teachers do in both the short- and long-term to enhance student learning, and particularly to motivate uncooperative students who may be present in middle year and high school language classes.