The best-seller keeps getting better!The third edition of this popular handbook brings together theories, ideas, and resources for promoting crosscultural awareness, language development, and academic progress for English learners.It ties together culture and language in a comprehensive format and delves deeply into the educational challenges faced by classroom teachers.Written specifically for the general classroom teacher, this guide clearly shows the effects of cultural differences on learning and presents an excellent treatment of cultural diversity and learning styles.Features New to the Third Edition Adapted Instruction:Teacher-friendly tips in each chapter demonstrate how classroom teaching can serve the needs of English learners. Example of Concept:Short classroom vignettes illustrate key concepts central to each chapter. Chapter One featuresa questionnaire that includes data needed to adapt instructionfor English learners. Two-way immersion bilingual programsare explained and featured. Intercultural communicationis brought into the classroom with techniques for teachers to become intercultural educators. Culturally compatible instructionis emphasized, with examples and in-depth explanation. At a time when more than two million students with limited English proficiency fill our nationrs"s classrooms--a time when today's teachers desperately need practical, effective resources to help these students succeed in school--every teacher needs this book!Diaz-Rico, Lynne T. is the author of 'Cross-Cultural Language, And Academic Development Handbook A Complete K-12 Reference Guide', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205443253 and ISBN 0205443257.