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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00
This collection pays tribute to Professor Wallace E. Lambert and his contributions to the fields of language and linguistics. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned theorist or researcher, traces the currents of theory and research within the topic area to the present day, provides a state-of-the-art review of the topic, and offers an... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners? attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children?s needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children?s actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and professional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Given the protracted, varied, and geographically expansive changes in migration over time, it is difficult to establish an overarching theory that adequately analyzes the school experiences of immigrant youth in the United States. This volume extends the scholarly work on these experiences by exploring how immigrants carve out new identities, construct... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 33.99
Classroom Voices on Education and Race presents core educational issues? with an emphasis on race and the racial achievement gap, school culture, and curriculum?through the unfiltered and poignant voices of high school students. Students from urban, rural, and suburban public schools express a strong desire for a more active role in their classrooms,... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.99
This book offers both the theoretical background behind the minority effect, teachers' personal experiences as they experienced being a minority, and their analyses and insights for teaching diverse learners. This book uses real-life experiences of diverse people to illustrate that, if not understood and addressed, situational minorities at school... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 37.99
Diverse schools offer enriched academic and social environments, as students and families of different backgrounds and experiences provide a vibrant mosaic of insights, perspectives, and skills. This book highlights stories from around the world, as innovative teachers, educational leaders, and community activists passionately share personal accounts... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 34.99
The narratives presented in Breaking the Mold of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students are rooted in classrooms, districts, communities, teacher preparation programs from around the United States and many corners of the world. The unique initiatives portrayed here represent collaborative efforts by students, teachers,... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 21.53
Welche Hürden genau sind es, an denen Schüler scheitern, die mit anderen Erstsprachen in die Schule kommen? Neben oft genannten Problemen wie fehlenden Kenntnissen der Landessprache und Bildungsferne der Familien geraten die nationalen Bildungssysteme ins Blickfeld. Denn die Schulleistungen von Kindern mit Migrationshintergrund können durch ethnisch... more...