Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Schools

Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Schools

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This text outlines relevant theoretical background and provides detailed practical advice and suggestions for educators in schools serving culturally and liguistically divers communities. Some chapters focus on the needs of students from immigrant communities, especially those who are learning the language of instruction, while others include historical minority groups as well.English is the only common language, you are not attempting to promote English at the expense of their languages. ... Instead of acting as a#39;language policea#39; in the classroom, urging everyone to a#39;Speak English! ... Make sure that all students know what to say in English: for example, a#39;Do you mind if I check something with ?a#39; If you feel that a few students are unnecessarily using languages other than English, and alienating other students in the group, encourage the students to monitoranbsp;...

Title:Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Schools
Author:Elizabeth Coelho
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 1998-01-01


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