Summary: This book shows pre-service and in-service classroom teachers how to implement the basics of teaching in a multi-cultural classroom with second language learners. The book covers the most salient aspects of teaching by addressing multicultural education; cultural issues; teaching language skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing, and vocabulary; content area teaching such as math, social studies, art, science, technology, music, and drama; and the simultan ...show moreeous teaching of subject matter content and language skills using scaffolding techniques.
This book is an excellent resource selection for using ESL funding dollars for professional development of classroom teachers. It is currently being used in the Chicago Public School District and the Georgia State Education Offices.
Topics covered include: legal issues, program descriptions, linguistic systems, theory and application, and assessment and evaluation. ...show less