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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:  • Implement instructional strategies designed to meet the linguistic and cultural ...

Practical Application Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instructional Strategies That Advance Learning in EL and SEL Populations
Practical Application: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Instructional Strategies That Advance Learning in EL and SEL Populations

“For students who experience disproportionate levels of academic failure, the extent to which the students’ language and culture are incorporated into the school program constitutes a significant predictor of academic success.” —Jim Cummins (2001)

The cultural and linguistic diversity of the students who traditionally occupy classrooms in the large, urban cities of America has for decades created major challenges for educators. How teachers perceive and respond to cultural diversity and ...

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