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- Temple University Press 2001; US$ 28.95
"High school was like a penance imposed for some unknown sin. Everything I ever learned that was important was learned outside of school. So I never thought to associate schools with learning." (Amy, UMass Boston student) Today's diverse and financially burdened students enter higher education eager to succeed at institutions originally designed... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
This book provides a contemporary approach to the study of bilingualism. Drawing on contributions from leading experts in the field, this book brings together - in a single volume - a selection of the exciting work conducted as part of the programme of the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University, Wales.... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95
A collection of 18 essays addressing the policy and politics of educating English language learners. It includes subjects such as demographic change and its educational implications, American responses to language diversity, public controversies over bilingual education, and high-stakes testing and its impact on English language learners. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
This volume is the first to comprehensively examine Chinese's affirmative action policies in the critical area of minority education, the most important conduit to employment and economic success in the PRC after the economic reforms begun in the late 1970s. more...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99
Vor dem Hintergrund einer wachsenden Zahl von MigrantInnen in Deutschland, der zunehmend kulturellen, sprachlichen, sozialen Heterogenität der Gesellschaft und der Ungleichheiten in den Aufwachsbedingungen und Sozialisationskontexten von Kindern und Jugendlichen diskutieren die Autorinnen die Notwendigkeit geschlechtergerechter interkultureller Pädagogik... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents, teachers, and policymakers. Pérez provides rich, highly detailed... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99
In allen europäischen Gesellschaften hat Migration zu Veränderungen in der Umwelt der Erziehungs- und Bildungsinstitutionen geführt. Wie wird in Einrichtungen des Elementarbereiches, so etwa den englischen Reception Classes oder dem deutschen Kindergarten oder in Einrichtungen des Primarbereiches in Finnland, Griechenland, Luxemburg, Österreich und... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 54.95
This text contains case studies relating the experience of bilingual children in various settings in New Zealand primary schools. The contexts include a Maori immersion school, a Samoan bilingual unit, and mainstream classrooms which cater for immigrant and deaf children. more...