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  • Far Away from the Tigersby Jane Katch

    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...

  • Flexible Multilingual Educationby Jean-Jacques Weber

    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...

  • Focus on Bilingual Educationby Ofelia García

    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...

  • 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...

  • Freeing Ourselvesby Russell Bishop

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    This book draws together many previously published articles and book chapters produced by the author over the past 20 years of work in the field of indigenous education. However, rather than just being a compilation of a series of papers, this book is a record of the development of an indigenous approach towards large-scale, theory-based education... more...

  • Gendered Identities and Immigrant Language Learningby Julia Menard-Warwick

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 34.95

    An ethnographic study that examines how the complexly gendered life histories of immigrant adults shaped their participation in both the English language classroom and the education of their children, within the contemporary sociohistorical context of increasing Latin American immigration to the United States. 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...

  • Global, Local and Glocal - Theory and Practice in Internationalization trends in Entrepreneurship Educationby Birger Hjørland; Hans Nielsen; Helene Høyrup; David Bawden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The globalization of economies and the development of new information and communication technologies have transformed almost every social domain, including that of education. Terms such as globalization, global politics, global history and global consciousness have gained significant attention from education scholars in recent years. Education systems,... more...

  • Growing up Indigenous: Developing Effective Pedagogy for Education and Developmentby R.M. Nichol

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    This is a fascinating account of traditional socialisation and Indigenous forms of learning in Australia and Melanesia. It draws from rich ethnographic, historical and educational material. There has never been a greater need for a socially and historically informed, yet critical account, of the mismatch between traditional ways, realities of life... more...

  • Helping Bilingual Pupils to Access the Curriculumby Geri Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    This book offers practical guidance for teachers working with bilingual pupils in mainstream primary and secondary education and aims to help teachers make the curriculum as accessible as possible to these children. It offers examples of the good practice that has evolved around teaching bilingual children in the classroom. more...