Academic Success for English Language Learners: Strategies for K-12 Mainstream Teachers, edited by Patricia Richard-Amato and Marguerite Ann Snow, is dedicated to helping teachers meet the sociocultural, cognitive, and academic language needs of today's English Language Learners (ELLs). Designed for mainstream teachers, this anthology demonstrates how students can leverage their backgorund knowledge and skills to function successfully in content-area classes.
Balancing conceptual foundations with practical strategies, the book's four-part format includes chapters written by some of the field's most respected researchers and teachers. It offers a solid reeprtoire of techniques for creating a positibve instructional environment.
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Making It Happen, Fourth Edition: From Interactive to Participatory Language Teaching Evolving Theory and Practice