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The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook: A Complete K-12 Reference Guide

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The fourth edition of this best-selling handbook brings together theories, ideas, and resources for promoting cross-cultural awareness, language development, and academic progress for English learners. It ties together culture and language in a comprehensive format, providing teachers with a wealth of specific strategies and classroom examples to apply to educational ...more
Paperback, 390 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Allyn & Bacon (first published August 23rd 2001)
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Carmen
Jul 04, 2008 Carmen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I will decide how many stars to give this book when I get my results back from the my CTEL exam. It was recommended to my by two veteran middle school teachers who passed the test recently. If I pass, I'll give it five stars, for usefulness. What I can say now, is that the technical bits about teaching literacy and reading development were readable and seemed to make sense. I was constantly distracted by the stupid teacher fonts they used for the supplemental material. One looked like that lame ...more
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Rico, L. T., & Weed, K. Z. (2006). The crosscultural, language, and academic development handbook: a complete K-12 reference guide (3rd ed.). Boston [u.a.: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon.

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Content/Scope: This handbook brings together theories, ideas, and resources for promoting cross-cultural awareness, language development, and academic progress for English learners. It delves deeply into the educational challenges faced by c
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Apr 30, 2015 Jane rated it it was amazing
I have used an second edition of this handbook as a reference for my classroom since 2002. A friend gave me this latest edition as a gift and it has so much more for the advancements we have made over the past ten years in technology we use with our Second Language students. My classroom has gone from a couple of Second Language learners over this period of time to more than fifty percent Second Language learners or in other word we start the year in our preschool room with over half the ...more
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