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ISBN-10 0132853469ISBN-13 9780132853460
ISBN-10 0132855208ISBN-13 9780132855204
Author(s): Lynne T. Díaz-Rico
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 432

This best-selling handbook helps educators promote academic success for culturally and linguistically diverse learners. 

A key resource for all educators, this hugely popular guide provides a wide range of ideas based on best practices linking culture and language to school success. Teachers get the help they need to teach the millions of English learners’ nationwide, providing instruction to develop English-language proficiency while building content knowledge to succeed in today’s standards-based environment.

Designed specifically for mainstream classroom teachers, this book clearly shows how second-language acquisition affects learning, and presents an excellent treatment of cultural diversity and learning styles. It’s packed with classroom-ready strategies and explorations of cultural values and beliefs that impact schooling. This text combines theories of culture and language acquisition to provide a powerful set of teaching techniques for content areas and English language arts. Included are special education adaptations for English learners for educators faced with today’s complex educational challenges.