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ERIC Number: EJ1068555
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1467-5986
More Willingly to School: Tools for Teachers to Cope with Linguistically Diverse Classrooms
Broeder, Peter; Kistemaker, Mariska
Intercultural Education, v26 n3 p218-234 2015
Students' lack of school success often lies in the differences between the language used at home and the "school language" they are required to use at school. A framework was drawn up in which five domains are distinguished where specific problems might be located: language-internal aspects (mastery of vocabulary, grammar, etc.), literacy (reading and writing skills), interaction (interpersonal communication skills), learning (content-related organizational and studying skills), and presentation (explanatory skills). To test the (practical) viability of this framework two studies were carried out (European policy experts and secondary-school teachers). New opportunities for teacher training are addressed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Austria; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; United Kingdom