ERIC Number: EJ527377
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Lost in Language and Language Lost: Considering Native Language in Classrooms.
Smolkin, Laura B.; Suina, Joseph H.
Language Arts, v73 n3 p166-72 Mar 1996
Examines language loss and associated losses experienced in American Indian communities. Discusses those who become lost in their encounters with languages of another culture. Considers the parts that teachers, schools, and communities can play to forge positive links between school and community so that American Indian children's language resources can be valued and built on in the classroom. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Language Variety and Teaching the Language Arts.