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Language, Power and Pedagogy : Bilingual Children in the Crossfire.

Author: Jim Cummins
Publisher: Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2000.
Series: Bilingual education and bilingualism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Population mobility is at an all-time high in human history. One result of this unprecedented movement of peoples around the world is that in many school systems monolingual and monocultural students are the exception rather than the rule, particularly in urban areas. This shift in demographic realities entails enormous challenges for educators and policy-makers. What do teachers need to know in order to teach  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cummins, Jim.
Language, Power and Pedagogy : Bilingual Children in the Crossfire.
Bristol : Channel View Publications, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cummins
ISBN: 9781853594731 1853594733
OCLC Number: 939262652
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages).
Series Title: Bilingual education and bilingualism.

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Population mobility is at an all-time high in human history. One result of this unprecedented movement of peoples around the world is that in many school systems monolingual and monocultural students are the exception rather than the rule, particularly in urban areas. This shift in demographic realities entails enormous challenges for educators and policy-makers. What do teachers need to know in order to teach effectively in linguistically and culturally diverse contexts? How long does it take second language learners to acquire proficiency in the language of school instruction? What are the d.

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