Linguistic Diversity and Teaching Ebook

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Linguistic Diversity and Teaching raises questions and provides a context for reflection regarding the complex issues surrounding new English learners in the schools These issues exist within a highly charged political climate and involve not only language but also culture class ethnicity and the persistent inequities that characterize our educational system The text addresses these issues through conversations among experts practitioners and readers that are informed by representative case studies and by a range of theoretical approaches It is designed to engage readers in beginning to evolve their own practical theories to help them explore and perhaps modify some basic beliefs and assumptions and to become acquainted with other points of view Throughout readers are encouraged to interact with the text and to develop their own perspective on the issue of linguistic diversity and teaching This is the fourth volume in Reflective Teaching and the Social Conditions of Schooling A Series for Prospective and Practicing Teachers edited by Daniel P Liston and Kenneth M Zeichner It follows the same format as previous volumes in the series Part I includes four cases dealing with different aspects of the impacts of the changing demographics of public schools Each case is followed by space for readers to write their own reactions and reflections and a set of reactions to the cases written by prospective and practicing teachers administrators and professors Part II presents three public arguments representing very different views about linguistic diversity in public schools English should be the only language of instruction all children should receive instruction in both their first language and English planning for instruction should be based not on absolutes but on what is realistically possible in particular settings Part III offers the authors own interpretations of the issues raised throughout the text outlines a number of ways in which teachers can continue to explore these topics and includes exercises for further reflection A glossary and annotated bibliography are provided This text is pertinent for all prospective and practicing teachers at any stage of their training It can be used in any undergraduate or graduate course that addresses issues of language diversity and teaching Additional ISBNs 9781410613448 9781282326859 9781135683153 9781135683108 9781135683146 1410613445 1282326856 1135683158 1135683107 113568314X 9780805827361 0805827366Linguistic Diversity and Teaching EbookBy Nancy L Commins Ofelia B Miramontes Publisher Routledge Print ISBN 9781138406865 1138406864 eText ISBN 9781135683153 1135683158 Edition 1st Pages 208 Copyright year 2005 Format PDF Available from 1638 USD SKU 9781135683153R90 Downloaded copy on your device does not expire

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Linguistic Diversity and Teaching raises questions and provides a context for reflection regarding the complex issues surrounding new English learners in the schools These issues exist within a highly charged political climate and involve not only language but also culture class ethnicity and the persistent inequities that characterize our educational system The text addresses these issues through conversations among experts practitioners and readers that are informed by representative case studies and by a range of theoretical approaches It is designed to engage readers in beginning to evolve their own practical theories to help them explore and perhaps modify some basic beliefs and assumptions and to become acquainted with other points of view Throughout readers are encouraged to interact with the text and to develop their own perspective on the issue of linguistic diversity and teaching This is the fourth volume in Reflective Teaching and the Social Conditions of Schooling A Series for Prospective and Practicing Teachers edited by Daniel P Liston and Kenneth M Zeichner It follows the same format as previous volumes in the series Part I includes four cases dealing with different aspects of the impacts of the changing demographics of public schools Each case is followed by space for readers to write their own reactions and reflections and a set of reactions to the cases written by prospective and practicing teachers administrators and professors Part II presents three public arguments representing very different views about linguistic diversity in public schools English should be the only language of instruction all children should receive instruction in both their first language and English planning for instruction should be based not on absolutes but on what is realistically possible in particular settings Part III offers the authors own interpretations of the issues raised throughout the text outlines a number of ways in which teachers can continue to explore these topics and includes exercises for further reflection A glossary and annotated bibliography are provided This text is pertinent for all prospective and practicing teachers at any stage of their training It can be used in any undergraduate or graduate course that addresses issues of language diversity and teaching Additional ISBNs 9781410613448 9781282326859 9781135683153 9781135683108 9781135683146 1410613445 1282326856 1135683158 1135683107 113568314X 9780805827361 0805827366Linguistic Diversity and Teaching EbookBy Nancy L Commins Ofelia B Miramontes Publisher Routledge Print ISBN 9781138406865 1138406864 eText ISBN 9781135683153 1135683158 Edition 1st Pages 208 Copyright year 2005 Format PDF Available from 1638 USD SKU 9781135683153R90 Downloaded copy on your device does not expire