Product Description Principles and classroom techniques for teaching English language learners A Course for Teaching English Learners combines the fundamental principles of education with practical English language education techniques to help both pre- and in-service educators reach English language students in impactful ways. The text provides background in cultural, linguistic, and sociocultural context, building a comprehensive framework for effective English language education. Uniquely, the text outlines both psychological and sociocultural contexts at play at all school levels, including second-language acquisition hurdles and strategies for teaching content subjects. The 3rd Edition has been updated with a wealth of new and revised content, including new information on evolving certification requirements, modern demographic data, technology-enhanced language learning, translanguaging, and more. Review â[Diaz-Rico] provides a very comprehensive introduction to the field from a second language perspective as well as from a cultural perspectiveâ¦ Overall an excellent project!â â Dr. Daniel Gilhooly, University of Central Missouri â[On chapters 9 and 10] The topic of culture and cultural diversity is very well coveredâ¦ Identifies where there may be differences in values among families and culture groups within a school [and] also gives tools to teachers for the inquiry process of learning more about the home cultural values of students in their classrooms.â â Dr. Phil Smith, University of South Florida About the Author Lynne T. DÃaz-Rico is professor of education at California State University, San Bernardino. She has worked with public and private teacher education institutions and agencies around the world to prepare teachers for classrooms with diverse students and English-language pedagogy. Her books, Crosscultural Language and Academic Development Handbook and Strategies for Teaching English Learners, are widely used to educate English-language development teachers. Her research interests are in pedagogies for multilingual classrooms; creative, innovative English teaching strategies; critical discourse analysis; and visual literacy.