With todayrs" s schools increasing in diversity, "Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners "is an excellent resource for preservice teachers as well as for inservice teachers in their own linguistically diverse classrooms. With close alignment to the TESOL standards, the text offers a wealth of practical strategies in a clear, step-by-step procedural format, illustrated by scenarios showing their use in a classroom context. After a concise theoretical overview, the book provides strategies for enhancing student instruction through planning, supporting student involvement, building vocabulary and fluency, and building comprehension. New to the Third Edition: Video of Classroom-Based Strategies on DVD packaged in the back of the text contains classroom-basded video clips illustrating 13 of the strategies in action. Added strategy on Interactive Comprehension Building uses technology to build studentsrs" background knowledge. Developmental profile of English language development is included in the text for you to use as an assessment tool. Connections between theory and practice are included in each strategy to show the supporting research. Suggestions for technology integration are highlighted throughout the text. Also Available from Merrill Education: "Words Their Way with English Learners: Word Study for Spelling, Phonics, and Vocabulary Instruction," Donald R. Bear, Lori Helman, Marcia Invernizzi, Shane R. Templeton, Francine Johnston, ISBN: 0-13-191567-3 "Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society "and" Exploring Diversity Package," Seventh Edition, DonnaM. Gollnick and Philip C. Chinn, ISBN: 0-13-155518-9 "Choosing Democracy: A Practical Guide to Multicultural Education," Third Edition, Duane E. Campbell, ISBN: 0-13-098745-X "A Casebook for Exploring Diversity," Third Edition, George L. Redman, ISBN: 0-13-170806-6Adrienne L. Herrell is the author of '35 Classroom Management Strategies: Promoting Learning and Building Community', published 2006 under ISBN 9780130990761 and ISBN 0130990760.