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  • Linguistic Minority Students Go to Collegeby Yasuko Kanno; Linda Harklau

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Currently, linguistic minority students?– students who speak a language other than English at home – represent 21% of the entire K-12 student population and 11% of the college student population. Bringing together emerging scholarship on the growing number of college-bound linguistic minority students in the K-12 pipeline, this ground-breaking volume... more...

  • 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...

  • Der Übergang in die Sekundarstufe Iby Cornelia Gresch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 38.00

    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...

  • The Changing Faces of Irelandby Merike Darmody; Naomi Tyrrell; Steve Song

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 42.79

    Before the economic boom of the 1990s, Ireland was known as a nation of emigrants. The past fifteen years, however, have seen the transformation of Ireland from a country of net emigration to one of net immigration, on a scale and at a pace unprecedented in comparative context. As a result, Irish society has become more diverse in terms of nationality,... more...

  • Freeing Ourselvesby Russell Bishop

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 42.79

    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

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 42.79

    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 design... more...

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

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 42.79

    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...

  • 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...

  • Seven Steps to Separating Difference From Disabilityby Catherine C. Collier

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 33.95

    Ensure appropriate placement and services for your school’s diverse students! This timely book shows how to adapt the widely used Response to Intervention (RTI) model to distinguish between learning differences and disabilities in culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. Readers will find: A seven-step framework for determining... more...