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Teaching Children to Read in Diverse Communities: A Practical Guide for Reading Success, 2nd edition

Timothy R. Blair has created a straightforward, easy-to-use guide that prepares teachers to teach reading in today’s culturally diverse classrooms. The Second Edition offers a natural and relaxed writing style that simulates a sense of a conversation between the author and the reader, and encourages today’s reading teachers to believe in their professional abilities It’s clear, comprehensible presentations provides students the latest information on effective reading strategies and culturally responsive instruction in today’s elementary and middle school classrooms. The text is succinct and clear framework assists teachers-in-preparation in navigating the cultural differences influencing classroom reading instruction and the performance of all students. It provides a framework for understanding diversity and developing a teaching style that respects, celebrates, and capitalizes on the strengths of all students. The Second Edition has been extensively revised and updated that includes the addition of new chapters on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and technological developments and their effect on the teaching-learning process. The text has also been streamlined to reflect recent real-world examples, strategies, and scholarship. In addition, coverage of the growing body of knowledge on student diversity, including Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students and the increasing number of children living under the poverty line has been expanded. This edition features a flexible organization that offers student a modular format that presents students with core material in digestible chunks. ISBN: 978-0-982-32419-6

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Online Book

Provides access to the online textbook, which works on Windows, Apple, Android, Kindle, and most other devices. The online version includes highlighting, notes, and search tools. NO PRINTING OPTION. Available in both our new ePub reader and the TMReader for a limited time. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info and a list of compatible devices.  

Price: $19.95

Digital Bundle (PDF + Online)

Provides access to the online textbook, which works on Windows, Apple, Android, Kindle, and most other devices. The online version includes highlighting, notes, and search tools. PLUS the Digital Bundle includes downloadable PDF files (by chapter) for easy self-printing and off-line studying. Available in both our new ePub reader and the TMReader for a limited time. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info and a list of compatible devices.  

Price: $24.95

Hybrid Bundle #1 (Paperback + Online)

Provides students with print and online versions of the textbook for convenience and easy access. This black & white paperback is shipped directly to you (allow up to 7 business days). Use the Online Book while waiting for paperback delivery. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info.  
Includes:  Online Book

Price: $29.95

Hybrid Bundle #2 (Loose-leaf + Online Book)

A black & white loose-leaf version of the book plus free access to the Online Book. Fits in 3-ring binder (not provided). Use the Online Book while the black & white loose-leaf is shipped directly to you (allow up to 7 business days). Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info.  
Includes:  Online Book

Price: $26.95