By now it's a given: if we're to help our ELLs and SELs access the rigorous demands of today's content standards, we must cultivate the "code" that drives school success: academic language. Look no further for assistance than this much-anticipated series from Ivannia Soto, in which she invites field authorities Jeff Zwiers, David and Yvonne Freeman, Margarita Calderon, and Noma LeMoine to share every teacher's need-to-know strategies on the four essential components of academic language.
The subject of this volume is culture. Here, Noma LeMoine makes clear once and for all how culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogy validates, facilitates, liberates, and empowers ethnically diverse students. With this volume as your roadmap, you'll learn how to:
The culture and language every student brings to the classroom have vast implications for how to best structure the learning environment. This guidebook will help you get started as early as tomorrow. Better yet, read all four volumes in the series as an all-in-one instructional plan for closing the achievement gap.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 188 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 8 mm
"This book fills a significant gap in the content and resource knowledge needed in addressing the academic language needs of Standard English language learning students. Readers are guided to examine their expectations of students as they learn and practice culturally responsive instructional strategies that open classrooms to more equitable opportunities and outcomes for English Learning Students and Standard English Learning Students." -- Randall Lindsey, Emeritus Professor
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