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About the Author
Dr. Socorro Herrera is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education at Kansas State University and directs the Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy (CIMA). Her K-12 teaching experience includes an emphasis on literacy development and her research focuses on literacy opportunities with culturally and linguistically diverse students (CLD), reading strategies, and teacher preparation for diversity in the classroom. Dr. Herrera has authored 6 textbooks and numerous articles for publication in journals such as the Bilingual Research Journal, Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, Journal of Research in Education, Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, and the Journal of Latinos and Education. In addition to her writing, Dr. Herrera conducts multi-state and international professional development on issues related to teacher preparation for pre-service teachers, biography-driven instruction, and classroom accommodations for CLD students.
Dr. Kevin Murry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education at Kansas State University and Director of Research and Development for the Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy (CIMA). His scholarship has emphasized the professional development of general education teachers for the assets/needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. Dr. Murry's recent research and publication have emphasized teacher readiness for best practice with CLD students, culturally responsive teaching, as well as the cross-cultural dynamics of critically reflective teaching. In addition to his textbook and chapter publications, he has contributed articles to journals such as Cultural Studies in Science Education, the Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, and the Journal of Teaching and Learning.
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Hallmarks of Accommodative Instruction
Multidimensional Foundations of Methods for CLD Students
Cognitive and Academic Dimensions of Methods for CLD Students
Linguistic Dimension of Methods for CLD Students
Changing Perspectives in Platform Development for Instructional Methods
A Framework of Accommodation Readiness
Professionalism in Practice
Planning and Grounding Instructional Methodology
The Integrated Content-Based Method of Instruction
The Sheltered Method of Instruction
The CALLA Method of Instruction
Achieving Standards-Driven Professional Practice