Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Vol. 13, Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Schools An Integrated Approach

eBook - 1998
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Univ of Toronto Pr
This book examines the challenges of educating students recently arrived from other countries, the children of immigrants, as well as historical 'minority groups’. It outlines the relevant theoretical background and provides detailed practical advice for teachers and school administrators in schools serving culturally diverse communities.

& Francis Publishing

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Book News
As a program consultant to the Toronto District School Board, a large urban school district confronting the education of immigrant students in the most multicultural city in the world (per the author), Coelho (teacher education, U. of Toronto) provides examples of practices that schools and teachers can adopt to meet the special needs of all learners in culturally diverse classrooms. She overviews the melting pot and other metaphors and the immigrant experience before proceeding to discuss the steps involved in implementing and assessing an inclusive multicultural curriculum, classroom community, and school. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Clevedon [England] : Multilingual Matters, c1998
ISBN: 9780585126210
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 287 p.) : ill


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