Written to address all grade levels, this K-12 classroom resource provides teachers with strategies to support their culturally and linguistically diverse students. This highly readable book by Dr. Sharroky Hollie explores the pedagogy of culturally responsive teaching, and includes tips, techniques, and activities that are easy to implement in today's classrooms. Both novice and seasoned educators will benefit from the helpful strategies described in this resource to improve on the following five key areas: classroom management, academic literacy, academic vocabulary, academic language, and learning environment. This updated 2nd edition is grounded in the latest research, and includes an updated reference section and resources for further reading.
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Sharroky Hollie, Ph.D., has spent nearly 25 years in education in varying roles such as a middle and high school teacher, central office program coordinator, assistant professor at California State University Dominguez Hills, and president/Chief Education Advocate for the Culture and Language Academy of Success, a K-8 independent charter school that espouses culturally responsive pedagogy as its primary approach. Currently Dr. Hollie is the executive director of the Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing professional development for educators desiring to become culturally responsive. With the Center, he serves as a national expert, traveling around the country training thousands of teachers each year. Dr. Hollie has written and contributed to several books and articles.