Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children: Teachers Talk about Language and Learning (Counterpoints #371) (Hardcover)

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By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Lourdes Diaz Soto (Editor), Haroon Kharem (Editor)
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This is book number 371 in the Counterpoints series.


This edited volume is dedicated to contemporary teachers. Its goal is to provide a practical book for in-service and pre-service teachers of bilingual/bicultural children. The authors, each of whom is herself bilingual/bicultural, share personal wisdom garnered from working in classrooms with bilingual/bicultural learners. This book provides practical knowledge for teachers who are struggling to meet the needs of increasingly diverse classrooms.

About the Author

The Editors: Lourdes Diaz Soto is the Goizueta Endowed Chair at Dalton State College. Some of her publications include The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.; The Politics of Early Childhood Education (Peter Lang, 2000); Making a Difference in the Lives of Bilingual/Bicultural Children (Peter Lang, 2002). Haroon Kharem is Associate Professor of Education at Brooklyn College and has been teaching African American history at Performing Arts & Technology High School (PATHS) in Brooklyn for the past four years. His recent publication is Education As Freedom: African American Educational Thought and Activism. He is currently working on a book on African Americans and the African Free Schools in New York City Antebellum Period.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781433107191
ISBN-10: 1433107198
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: April 30th, 2010
Pages: 190
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints