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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 20.00
This book calls for critical adaptations when theories of bilingual education, based on practices in the North, are applied to the countries of the global South. For example, it challenges the assumption that transitional models necessarily lead to language shift and cultural assimilation. Taking an ethnographically-based narrative on the purpose and... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 41.99
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...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
"This volume examines how colleges and universities are using the Center for Urban Education's Equity Scorecard to create racial equity on campus. With in-depth examinations of the Equity Scorecard process as well as reflections from practitioner teams and researchers, the book is a testament to the role thoughtful data assessment can play in generating... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
"This book makes a unique contribution to the higher education literature by thoroughly exploring culture centers. Although the research on cultural centers and their effect on predominantly White Institutions is minimal, Patton should be applauded for her effort to shed light on their importance. This is truly a ?must read? for institutional leaders,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung An vielen deutschen Schulen gehört er mittlerweile zum Schulprofil: der bilinguale Biologieunterricht. Als Unterrichtsform bietet er eine geeignete Möglichkeit, die Fremdsprache kontextbezogen einzusetzen und dabei den Biologieunterricht inhaltlich motivierend und lebensweltbezogen zu gestalten. Alke Finn stellt die Entwicklung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an attempt to meet the educational needs of its students.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
A large and growing number of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the US and around the world have the potential to develop bilingualism and biliteracy if supported in their immediate environment. At the forefront in focusing exclusively on biliteracy development in early childhood across a variety of languages, this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This very original, inspirational book globalises our understanding of languages in education and changes our understanding of bilingual and multilingual education from something mostly western to being truly transnational: it spotlights the small, celebrates African and Asian cases of multilingual classrooms and demonstrates that such education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Currently, linguistic minority students?? students who speak a language other than English at home ? represent 21% of the entire K-12 student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking volume... more...