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  1. Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bertha Perez, Teresa L. McCarty, Lucille J. Watahomigie, Mar¡a E. Torres-Guzman, To thi Dien

    Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy, Second Edition engages prospective and in-service teachers in learning about linguistically and culturally diverse students, and in using this knowledge to enrich literacy learning in classrooms and communities. The text is grounded in current...

    Published March 17th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Crossing the Curriculum

    Multilingual Learners in College Classrooms

    Edited by Vivian Zamel, Ruth Spack

    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...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Situational Context of Education

    A Window Into the World of Bilingual Learners

    By Mar¡a Estela Brisk, Angela Burgos, Sara Ruth Hamerla

    This book gives educators important answers to the urgent question of how teachers and schools can facilitate language minority and immigrant students' progress in school. It offers an innovative and powerful method teachers and students can use to study the situational context of education,...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Washback in Language Testing

    Research Contexts and Methods

    Edited by Liying Cheng, Yoshinori Watanabe, WITH Andy Curtis

    Washback refers to the influence of language testing on teaching and learning. This volume, at the important intersection of language testing and teaching practices, presents theoretical, methodological, and practical guidance for current and future washback studies. In the field of language...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Becoming Biliterate

    A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education

    By Bertha Perez

    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,...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  6. Medium of Instruction Policies

    Which Agenda? Whose Agenda?

    Edited by James W. Tollefson, Amy B.M. Tsui

    Medium of instruction policies in education have considerable impact not only on the school performance of students and the daily work of teachers, but also on various forms of social and economic (in)equality. In many multiethnic and multilingual countries, the choice of a language for the...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Academic ESL Writing

    Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar

    By Eli Hinkel

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Teaching Academic ESL Writing: Practical Techniques in Vocabulary and Grammar fills an important gap in teacher professional preparation by focusing on the grammatical and lexical features that are essential for all ESL writing teachers and student-writers to know. The fundamental assumption is...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  8. Processing Instruction

    Theory, Research, and Commentary

    Edited by BIll VanPatten

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    This new book, Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Commentary, edited by Bill VanPatten--a pioneer in processing instruction (PI)--is a refreshing presentation of 10 related and not widely available articles that illustrate the role of processing instruction in second language acquisition...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Negotiating Bilingual and Bicultural Identities

    Japanese Returnees Betwixt Two Worlds

    By Yasuko Kanno

    This book examines the changing linguistic and cultural identities of bilingual students through the narratives of four Japanese returnees (kikokushijo) as they spent their adolescent years in North America and then returned to Japan to attend university. As adolescents, these students were...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Expanding Definitions of Giftedness

    The Case of Young Interpreters From Immigrant Communities

    By Guadalupe Vald‚s, Guadalupe Valdes

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    This book is about bilingual young people who have been selected by their families to carry out the hard work of interpreting and translating to mediate communication between themselves and the outside world--between minority and majority communities. It examines the experiences of these young...

    Published January 31st 2003 by Routledge