"I cant wait to share it with my faculty to allow every teacher to better accommodate our diverse learners." -Verena Shanin, ESOL Teacher Berea Middle School, Greenville, SC
"These strategies will provide teachers with the tools that will ensure that they comply with the No Child Left Behind Act." -Steve Hutton, Educational Consultant, Highly Skilled Educator Program Kentucky Department of Education
"This book is a wonderful contribution to the field." -William Sommers, Teacher Eden Prairie Public Schools, MN
" Sarah McNary says it best when she states that there is no one definition of culture and no single technique that works every time. That sums up the complexity of this issue for educators." -Toby Karten, Graduate Instructor College of New Jersey and Gratz College, PA
Improve teaching and learning in diverse classrooms with these research-based strategies!
Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this one-of-a-kind resource focuses on cultural awareness and culturally responsive teaching of students who are economically disadvantaged, sexual minorities, English language learners, and those with special needs. Grounded in the best peer-reviewed research, each classroom strategy contains:
A clear, concise description of the recommended strategy
A synthesis of the research base
Guidelines for application within the classroom
Precautions and pitfalls to avoid during implementation
Source citations for further research and follow-up
Use this innovative resource to create a culturally and linguistically rich classroom environment in which all learners feel safe, challenged, and ready for academic success!
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