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  • Bilingual Educationby Rosa Castro Feinberg

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Focuses on the purposes of bilingual education programs in schools and their historical development from the 1960s to the present. In a nation of immigrants, the questions surrounding bilingual education are not simply academic. Is diversity in language enriching or divisive? Do immigrants revitalize or drain the economy? Should language education... more...

  • Getting Started with English Language Learnersby Judie Haynes

    ASCD 2007; US$ 23.95

    A veteran educator provides insights and strategies for educators unaccustomed to working with students whose native language is not English. more...

  • Bilingual Education in Chinaby Anwei Feng

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95

    Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...

  • Teaching through Basqueby Jasone Cenoz

    Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95

    This volume focuses on research in education in the Basque Country where Basque is very often the language of instruction for some or all the school subjects. The volume provides background information about the Basque educational system; about academic and linguistic results related to the use of Basque as the language of instruction and the challenges... more...

  • Forging Multilingual Spacesby Christine Helot; Anne-Marie De Mejia

    Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 54.95

    Proposes an integrated approach to the study of bilingual education in minority and majority settings. This work includes contributions from well-known scholars working in eight countries in Europe and the Americas who show how to bridge the gap between prestigious elite bilingualism and the bilingualism of minority communities. more...

  • The Education of Diverse Student Populationsby Guofang Wan

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book takes up the challenge of examining the thorniest educational issue from a global perspective. It contributes to the evidence-based conversation among policy makers, educators, and researchers around the world about what works to improve the education outcomes and what can make a bigger difference for the education of diverse students. The... more...

  • Aiming Highby Marie Parker-Jenkins; Des Hewitt; Simon Brownhill; Tania Sanders

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 32.00

    Based on the authors' research and practical experience, this book contains proven strategies for raising the academic attainment of every learner, especially students from culturally diverse backgrounds. more...

  • Narrowing the Achievement Gapby Susan J. Paik; Herbert J. Walberg

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    This book provides effective strategies that can be used to improve academic achievement and well-being of minority students. It examines, collectively, three cultural groups on themes related to diverse families, immigration issues, and teaching and learning. The book conceptualizes opportunities and challenges in working with minority children in... more...

  • Narrative Lifeby Neil Hooley

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Seeks to answer the question of how we structure education for the world's 370 million indigenous people so as to promote intercultural understanding, maximize opportunity and right colonial wrongs. This title details an innovative curriculum design for indigenous school children based on the principles of participatory narrative inquiry. more...

  • Social Justice through Multilingual Educationby Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Robert Phillipson; Ajit K. Mohanty; Minati Panda

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95

    The principles for enabling children to become fully proficient multilinguals through schooling are well known. Even so, most indigenous/tribal, minority and marginalised children are not provided with appropriate mother-tongue-based multilingual education. This book asks why this is, and shows how it can be done. more...