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  • Bilingual Education in South Americaby Anne-Marie de Mejia

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95

    Ten academics from South America and the U.S. contribute nine chapters examining bilingual education and bilingualism in three Andean countries--Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia--and three "Southern Cone" nations--Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. The authors discuss the debates on bilingual education involving international languages--English, French, S more...

  • Teacher Collaboration and Talk in Multilingual Classroomsby Angela Creese

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95

    This volume looks at the interactions of collaborating teachers in multilingual classrooms and how these impact on what counts as knowledge in the secondary school classroom. more...

  • Language, Space and Powerby Samina Hadi-Tabassum

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 54.95

    Describes the sociolinguistic and sociocultural life of a Spanish-English dual language classroom in which attention is given to not only the language learning processes at hand, but also to how race, ethnicity, and gender dynamics interact within the language acquisition process. more...

  • Bilingual Educationby Marķa Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 33.95

    Bilingual Education: From Compensatory to Quality Schooling, Second Edition maintains its original purpose of synthesizing the research on successful bilingual education in order to demonstrate that quality bilingual education is possible and desirable. Findings from a wide range of studies are integrated to provide a clear picture of bilingual... more...

  • Imagining Multilingual Schoolsby Ofelia Garcia; Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Maria E. Torres-Guzman

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95

    Presenting visions of multilingual school, this book examines the pedagogical, socio educational, and socio political issues that impact on their development and success. It considers issues of multilingual schooling in different countries and for diverse populations and groups, while taking into account the global pressures of the 21st century. more...

  • 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...

  • Two Way Aboriginal Schoolingby Stephen Harris

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50

    Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... 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...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...