Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook, The: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (What's New in Ell)
Author: Diaz-Rico, Lynne
Number Of Pages: 333
Release Date: 10-01-2017
Details: Product Description This is an up-to-date edition of a best-selling handbook that helps educators promote academic success for culturally and linguistically diverse learners. KEY TOPICS: New applications for mobile learning; Common Core Standards; Response to Intervention; English learners with autism; educating undocumented immigrants; involving family and the community to increase academic success; how second-language acquisition affects learning; cultural diversity and learning styles; cultural values and beliefs that impact schooling; theories of culture and language acquisition; special education adaptations for English learners MARKET: Pre- and in-service preschool to grade 12 mainstream classroom teachers. ESL Methods courses From the Back Cover This best-selling handbook helps all educators promote academic success for culturally and linguistically diverse learners. This widely popular guide provides numerous ready-to-use strategies and ideas based on best practices to link culture and language to school success. The book focuses on helping the millions of English learners nationwide who need instruction that develops their English-language proficiency while they acquire the content knowledge needed to succeed in today’s standards-based environment. Readers get a practical look at cultural values and beliefs that impact schooling. The title combines theories of culture with theories of language acquisition to provide a powerful set of teaching techniques for content areas and English language arts. Also included are special education adaptations for English learners to give teachers and administrators additional back-up support for complex educational challenges. Featured in the new edition are: Applications for mobile learning (Ch. 4); Coverage of Common Core Standards (Ch. 7); Response to Intervention (RTI) strategies (Ch. 12); Interventions for autistic English learners (Ch. 12); Coverage of equity issues for undocumented immigrants (Ch. 11); and A new chapter on family-school communication (Ch. 9). Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eTextThe Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features: Embedded videos in each chapter illustrate key concepts and strategies. Check Your Understanding of chapter content. Embedded assessments with feedback align with, and ask questions about, each Learning Outcome to help students assess their understanding. Chapter Scenarios present provocative discussion situations based on the concepts presented in the chapter. About the Author Lynne Díaz-Rico is Professor of Education at California State University, San Bernardino where she coordinates the MA in TESOL program. Her books, Course for Teaching English Learners, The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook and Strategies for Teaching English Learners are widely used in programs of teacher education to prepare teachers for culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. She is a past president of CATESOL and a frequent presenter at CATESOL and TESOL conferences on topics of literacy and language development, intercultural communication, and innovative teaching methods.
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