ERIC Number: ED520422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr-15
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Language Policy for the Multilingual Classroom: Pedagogy of the Possible
Helot, Christine; Laoire, Muiris O.
With contributions from leading scholars all around the world, this volume underlines the ever-pressing need for new language in education policies to include all learners' voices in the multilingual classroom and to empower teachers to develop responsive and transformative pedagogies. Using testimonies, narratives and examples from different international contexts, this book points clearly to what can be achieved practically in the multilingual classroom so that multilingual learners' voices are legitimated, while also addressing the complex inter-relating sociolinguistic issues around the promotion of bilingualism and multilingualism in education.
Descriptors: Language Planning, Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction, Sociolinguistics, Teacher Empowerment, Transformative Learning, Bilingualism
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