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ERIC Number: EJ1062598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-1692-5777
Preparing Bilingual Teachers for the Future: Developing Culture and Linguistic Global Competence
Alfaro, Cristina
GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, v2 p68-84 Nov 2008
Increasing diversity and linguistics complexity in classrooms is occurring in schools throughout the world. Bilingual teachers need to develop knowledge and skills to succees in teaching diverse students. Demographic shifts are bringing increasing numbers of international students from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, class, and linguistic backgrounds into the United States' public schools. The goal of this article is not to debate whether it is important to address diversity in the public schools. Instead, the goal is to help teacher educators think about diversity in a global and integrative manner by providing important and valuable perspectives about the internalization of teacher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Mexico