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  • Achieving Against The Oddsby Esther Kingston-Mann

    Temple University Press 2001; US$ 27.95

    "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...

  • Advances in the Study of Bilingualismby Enlli Môn Thomas; Ineke Mennen

    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...

  • Advocating for English Learnersby James Crawford

    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...

  • Affirmative Action in China and the U.S.by Minglang Zhou; Ann Maxwell Hill

    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...

  • Aiming Highby Marie Parker-Jenkins; Des Hewitt; Simon Brownhill; Tania Sanders

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 32.00

    Based on the authors' research and practical experience, this book contains proven strategies for raising the academic attainment of every learner, especially students from culturally diverse backgrounds. more...

  • Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Studentsby Robert L. Rhodes; Salvador Hector Ochoa; Samuel O. Ortiz

    Guilford Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    "Given the growing numbers of linguistically and culturally diverse students in the schools--and their disproportionate representation in special education--it is critical for school psychologists, school administrators, and educators to become knowledgeable about the impact of culture and language on student achievement and behavior. This important,... 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...

  • Aufwachsen in heterogenen Sozialisationskontextenby Leonie Herwartz-Emden; Verena Schurt; Wiebke Waburg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Becoming Biliterateby Bertha Perez

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Bildungsbedingungen in europäischen Migrationsgesellschaftenby Argyro Panagiotopoulou

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    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...