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Continua of Biliteracy
An Ecological Framework for Educational Policy, Research and Practice in Multilingual Settings

 

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Continua of Biliteracy
An Ecological Framework for Educational Policy, Research and Practice in Multilingual Settings

Nancy H. Hornberger (Editor)
Jim Cummins (Foreword)

 

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ISBN: 9781853596544

 

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Biliteracy is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet is often ignored by educational policymakers. This volume offers an extensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policymakers in designing, carrying out, and evaluating educational programs for the development of bilingual and multilingual learners.


Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers in designing, carrying out, and evaluating educational programs for the development of bilingual and multilingual learners, each program adapted to its own specific context, media, and contents.


 

ISBN 185359654
ISBN13 9781853596544
Publisher Multilingual Matters
Format Paperback
Publication date 29/04/2003
Pages 400
Weight (grammes) 519
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 210
Width (mm) 148

Foreword - Jim Cummins (OISE, University of Toronto)
Introduction - Nancy H. Hornberger CONTINUA of BILITERACY: 1. Continua of Biliteracy - N. H. Hornberger
2. Revisiting the Continua of Biliteracy - N. H. Hornberger and E. Skilton-Sylvester (Temple University) LANGUAGE PLANNING: 3. Biliteracy and Transliteracy in Wales - C. Baker (University of Wales) 4. A Luta Continua: The Relevance of the Continua of Biliteracy to South African Multilingual Schools - C. Bloch and N. Alexander (Study of Alternative Education, South Africa)
5.Searching for a Comprehensive Rationale for Two-way Immersion - M. Jeon (University of Pennsylvania) LEARNERS' IDENTITIES: 6. Language Education Planning and Policy in Middle America - F. Lincoln (University of Arkansas): 7. Biliteracy Development among Latino Youth in New York City Communities - C. Mercado (Hunter College of CUNY)
8. To Correct or Not to Correct Bilingual Students' Errors is a Question of Continuaing Reimagination - M. Cahnmann (University of Georgia) EMPOWERING TEACHERS: 9. Biliteracy Teacher Education in the Southwest - B. Perez, B. Bustos Flores and S. Strecker (University of Texas at San Antonio)
10. Content in Rural ESL Programs - J. Hardman (Southern Illinois University)
11. Enabling Biliteracy - D. Schwinge (University of Pennsylvania) SITES AND WORLDS: 12. When MT is L2 - H. R. Pak (University of Pennsylvania)
13. An Analysis of Two Bilingual Schools in Delhi - V. Basu (National Institute of Education, Singapore) CONCLUSION: 14: Multilingual Language Policies and the Continua of Biliteracy- N. H. Hornberger Afterword: Brian Street (King's College, University of London)