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  • Early Biliteracy Developmentby Eurydice B. Bauer; Mileidis Gort

    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...

  • Multilingual Education and Sustainable Diversity Workby Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Kathleen Heugh

    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...

  • Freeing Ourselvesby Russell Bishop

    Springer 2011; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby Ali A. Abdi

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people's lives, the... more...

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

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • Der Übergang in die Sekundarstufe Iby Cornelia Gresch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Cornelia Gresch stellt ethnische Disparitäten beim Übergang von der Primar- in die Sekundarstufe in Deutschland unter Vertiefung von drei Schwerpunkten in den Mittelpunkt: die Noten- und Empfehlungsvergabe von Kindern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund, die Hintergründe der häufig hoch ausfallenden Bildungsaspirationen von MigrantInnen und deren Erklärungsbeitrag... more...

  • Youth Culture, Language Endangerment and Linguistic Survivanceby Leisy Thornton Wyman

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 35.00

    Detailing a decade of life and language use in a remote Alaskan Yup?ik community, Youth Culture, Language Endangerment and Linguistic Survivance provides rare insight into young people's language brokering and Indigenous people's contemporary linguistic ecologies. This book examines how two consecutive groups of youth in a Yup?ik village negotiated... more...

  • Language and Learning in Multilingual Classroomsby Elizabeth Coelho

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book is a research-based practical guide for educators who work with students whose linguistic and cultural background is different from their own. Illustrated with many practical examples of classroom activities, projects, and teaching strategies, the book is also an introduction to immigrant education for school administrators and educational... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Bilingual Educationby Josué M. González

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 320.00

    Intended for non-specialists who wish to explore the intricacies of billingual education from different angels: history, policy, classroom practice, designs and research based. more...

  • Assessing the Needs of Bilingual Pupilsby Deryn Hall; Dominic Griffiths; Liz Haslam; Yvonne Wilkin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Ever since its publication in 1995, this book has offered a means for teachers to consider why some bilingual pupils in their classrooms are not making learning progress or are academically underachieving. This new second edition has been revised and updated in the light of the new government legislation and guidance, most significantly the revised... more...