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Cross, Beth – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
Examples from upper primary classrooms in Scotland and Jamaica demonstrate the subtle ways in which teachers support or restrict the classroom use of community languages (Scots and Patwa) through their broad or narrow implementation of language policy. The metaphor of fractals, derived from complexity theory, can form a sensitive and appropriate…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Comparative Education, Dialects, Discourse Analysis