Second Language Learners in International Schools

  • Maurice Carder
By 2020 there will be more than 10,000 international schools with 5 million students. The authors argue for a model that does not assimilate to any political system; where motivation can come from areas other than wanting to belong to a specific culture; and where students can develop all their languages equitably while they learn the curriculum.
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  • Maurice Carder
By 2020 there will be more than 10,000 international schools with 5 million students. The authors argue for a model that does not assimilate to any political system; where motivation can come from areas other than wanting to belong to a specific culture; and where students can develop all their languages equitably while they learn the curriculum.

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Family Jigsaws

Grandmothers as the missing piece shaping bilingual children’s learner identities

  • Mahera Ruby
The book is the first to reveal the ability of young bilinguals to become flexible learners, and the first to show how it is their interactions with their grandmothers – who often speak no English – that most enhance and extend their educational and cultural experiences. The implications for policy, practice and pedagogy are profound.
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Grandmothers as the missing piece shaping bilingual children’s learner identities

  • Mahera Ruby
The book is the first to reveal the ability of young bilinguals to become flexible learners, and the first to show how it is their interactions with their grandmothers – who often speak no English – that most enhance and extend their educational and cultural experiences. The implications for policy, practice and pedagogy are profound.

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Children’s Literature in Multilingual Classrooms

From multiliteracy to multimodality

  • Christine Hélot
  • Raymonde Sneddon
  • Nicola Daly
Studies from seven countries model how our inappropriately monolingual classrooms can be transformed into spaces where numerous languages thrive. Classroom-based research into the teaching of literacy and the role of children’s literature in primary schools offers new conceptualizations of multilingual literacies and their pedagogical implications.
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From multiliteracy to multimodality

  • Christine Hélot
  • Raymonde Sneddon
  • Nicola Daly
Studies from seven countries model how our inappropriately monolingual classrooms can be transformed into spaces where numerous languages thrive. Classroom-based research into the teaching of literacy and the role of children’s literature in primary schools offers new conceptualizations of multilingual literacies and their pedagogical implications.

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Identity Texts

the Collaborative Creation of Power in Multilingual Schools

  • Margaret Early
  • Jim Cummins
Shows how identity texts have proved to be an effective way of engaging learners in multilingual schools around the world. This book is suitable for those concerned with developing appropriate pedagogy for schools and for those who work with multilingual children. It features case studies by educators and students in North America and Africa.
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the Collaborative Creation of Power in Multilingual Schools

  • Margaret Early
  • Jim Cummins
Shows how identity texts have proved to be an effective way of engaging learners in multilingual schools around the world. This book is suitable for those concerned with developing appropriate pedagogy for schools and for those who work with multilingual children. It features case studies by educators and students in North America and Africa.

Price: £20.99

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