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ERIC Number: EJ560683
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0030-1035
What Can Teachers Learn from the Ebonics Controversy?
Andrews-Beck, Carolyn
Ohio Reading Teacher, v31 n2 p58-59 Spr 1997
Suggests that Ebonics deserves respect as a genuine spoken dialect, widely used and important in American culture. Notes that students who are fluent in it benefit when they are allowed to add standard English to their repertoire and taught the appropriate occasions for each way of speaking. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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