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Bicais, Jeanette; Correia, Manuel G. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2008
Children from linguistically and culturally diverse homes are faced with the ongoing challenge of performing well academically. Research suggests that children perform better when academic tasks are meaningful and culturally relevant. This study examines the ways in which English language learners claim their home and peer cultures in the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Childrens Writing