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  • Trilingualism in Education in China: Models and Challengesby Anwei Feng; Bob Adamson

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 106.40

    This book examines language policies and practices in schools in regions of China populated by indigenous minority groups. It focuses on models of trilingual education, i.e. education in the home language, Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese, the national language), and English (the main foreign language). Special attention is given to the study of the vitality... more...

  • Students of Color and the Achievement Gapby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning author and scholar Richard Valencia provides an authoritative... more...

  • EAL pupils in London schoolsby Catherine Wallace

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    In this lecture Professor Catherine Wallace explores the literacy and language development of two groups of EAL (English as an Additional Language) pupils in London schools: Year 5 pupils in a primary school and Year 8 new arrivals in a secondary school. more...

  • Coercive Concernby Reva Jaffe-Walter

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Many liberal-minded Western democracies pride themselves on their commitments to egalitarianism, the fair treatment of immigrants, and the right to education. These environments would seem to provide a best-case scenario for the reception of immigrant youth. But that is not always the case. Coercive Concern explores how stereotypes of Muslim immigrants... more...

  • Migration, Education and Changeby Sigrid Luchtenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The diverse contributions in this book discuss both the classical and the more recent forms of migration. Illustrating the developments in various European countries and Australia as a 'classical immigration state', they tackle these different forms of migration and investigate their divergent educational implications regarding identity, citizenship... more...

  • Language Minority Students in American Schoolsby H. D. Adamson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    This book addresses questions of language education in the United States, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students in American public schools who do not speak English as a native language. These students are at the center of a national debate about the right relationship among ESL, bilingual, and mainstream classes. Bilingual education has... more...

  • Education in Divided Societiesby Dr Tony Gallagher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 105.00

    All societies contain ethnic divisions. Traditionally, education has acted to promote social integration, but with the acknowledgement of diversity do we know which system best promotes positive inter-community relations? Education in Divided Societies examines the experience of a range of systems, including those which provide common schools and... more...

  • Crossing the Curriculumby Vivian Zamel; Ruth Spack

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    As college classrooms have become more linguistically diverse, the work of ESOL professionals has expanded to include research on the experiences of multilingual learners not only in ESOL courses but also in courses across the curriculum. At the same time that ESOL professionals are trying to understand the academic challenges that learners face beyond... more...

  • Becoming Biliterateby Bertha Perez

    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...

  • Where Immigrant Students Succeedby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00

    Drawing on data from the OECD’s Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), this report examines the performance of students with immigrant backgrounds and compares it to that of their native counterparts. As well as providing information on countries’ approaches to the integration of immigrants, it looks at other factors that... more...