ERIC Number: EJ626251
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Conversations: Opportunities To Learn for ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms.
Williams, Joan A.
Reading Teacher, v54 n8 p750-57 May 2001
Notes that educators should closely examine the theoretical backgrounds of their beliefs to determine how mainstream values affect educational opportunities for the linguistically and culturally diverse students. Suggests that educators must carefully combine theory and practice within broader social, cultural, and historical contexts to produce reasoned decisions as they guide the academic progress of English language learners in mainstream classrooms. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme: Embracing Pluralism Worldwide, Part 2. Classrooms in the U.S.