An up-to-date edition of a bestseller, The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook, 5/e guides educators in promoting academic success for the culturally and linguistically diverse learners in today’s classrooms. Designed specifically for mainstream classroom teachers, the book shows clearly how second-language acquisition affects learning, and presents an excellent treatment of cultural diversity and learning styles. Included is coverage of new applications for mobile learning; the Common Core Standards; Response to Intervention; English learners with autism; educating undocumented immigrants; involving family and the community to increase academic success; adapting for English learners with special needs; and more.
Table of Contents
PART ONE Learning: Learning about the Learner, Language Structure, and Second-Language Acquisition
CHAPTER 1 Learning about the Language Learner
CHAPTER 2 Learning about Language Structure
CHAPTER 3 Learning about Second-Language Acquisition
PART TWO Instruction: Oracy and Literacy for English-Language Development, Content-Area Instruction, and Bilingual Education
CHAPTER 4 Oracy and Literacy for English-Language Development
CHAPTER 5 Content-Area Instruction
CHAPTER 6 Theories and Methods of Bilingual Education
PART THREE Assessment
CHAPTER 7 Language and Content-Area Assessment
PART FOUR Culture: Cultural Diversity in the United States, the Intercultural Educator, and Culturally Responsive Schooling
CHAPTER 8 Cultural Diversity
CHAPTER 9 Culturally Responsible Schooling
CHAPTER 10 The Role of the Family in Schools
PART FIVE Policy: Language Policy and Special Populations of English Learners
CHAPTER 11 The Role of Educators in Language Policy
CHAPTER 12 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners and Special Education
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We recommend Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook, The: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide, 6th Edition as a replacement.