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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
This book is a sociolinguistic study of children?s talk and how they interact with one another and their teachers in multilingual, multicultural and multiethnic schools. It is based on tape recordings and ethnographic observations of majority Greek and minority Turkish-speaking children at an Athens primary school. It offers the reader a unique look... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2007; US$ 16.99
Les chercheurs en éducation oeuvrant en milieu minoritaire de langue française effectuent des démarches de recherche variées pour mieux comprendre les forces qui agissent sur leur communauté et pour répondre à ses besoins particuliers. Ce livre poursuit trois objectifs principaux: 1) permettre la diffusion de recherches portant sur l'éducation de... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
Over the past three decades, more than a quarter of a million children have become citizens of the United States through international adoption. Kindergarten teacher Jane Katch recently found herself with three such children in her class: Katya, born in Russia, Jasper, from Cambodia, and Caleb, from Romania. Each child had spent early years in an... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 60.00
This book aims at meeting this urgent need by discussing, in accessible language, research findings on key concepts of bilingual education, and recent developments of bilingual education policies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Teachers, students and researchers in the areas of bilingual education, language policy and planning (LPP), and studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95
How can schools be better designed to enable equitable academic outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse children from communities lacking in economic, political and social power? Putting forward a robust ?science of performance? model of school change based on a specified process of research and development in local contexts, this book:... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
This volume contains interdisciplinary essays on bilingual education in various countries of the world. Some contributions deal with policy and curricular issues with regard to minority and majority language, some consider the enrichment aspect of bilingual education. Others focus on language maintenance and revitalization, still others look at ways... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00
Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these distinctive institutions? Though indigenous students are among the least populous, the poorest, and the most educationally disadvantaged in the world, they... more...
- 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$ 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...