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
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.