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ERIC Number: EJ648294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0263-0869
Success in Diversity: What Can Bilingual Children's Talk Teach Us?
Conteh, Jean
MCT, v20 n2 p29-33 Spr 2002
Describes the value of bilingual students' talk, presenting examples from British elementary classrooms. Diverse students' talk about their language and cultural experiences can influence policy by highlighting the centrality of talk in supporting children's thinking and learning, the positive cognitive effects of bilingualism in different language use modes, and the role of culture in providing equal opportunities for all students. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom