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Leonet, Oihana; Cenoz, Jasone; Gorter, Durk – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2017
Learning two or more languages at school is quite common all over Europe, but languages are often isolated from each other. This pedagogical practice is in contrast to the way multilingual speakers use their whole linguistic repertoire when communicating in social contexts. These multilingual solitudes are challenged when translanguaging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Code Switching (Language), Spanish
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Hansen-Thomas, Holly – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2009
Traditionally, mathematics has been considered easy for English language learners (ELLs) due to the belief that math is a "universal language." At the same time, reform-oriented mathematics curricula, designed to promote mathematical discourse, are increasingly being adopted by schools serving large numbers of ELLs. CMP, the Connected Math…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Mathematics Instruction, Second Language Learning, Educational Change
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Mills, Kathy A. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2007
Literacy today is characterised by rapidly changing and emergent forms of meaning making in the context of increased cultural and linguistic diversity, giving rise to the multiliteracies pedagogy of the New London Group. This article responds to these imperatives, reporting findings from a critical ethnography investigating the interactions…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Literacy