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Assessment plays a powerful role in the process of education in the US and has a disproportionately negative impact on students who do not come from middle-class backgrounds. This guide looks at the issues in educational assessment and provides knowledge, techniques, and strategies to design and implement valid assessments for...
Drawing on indigenous belief systems and recent work in critical 'race' studies and multicultural-feminist theory, Keating provides detailed step-by-step suggestions, based on her own teaching experiences, designed to anticipate and change students' resistance to social-justice issues. It offers a holistic approach to theory and practice.
By Chris Pim
This edited volume is designed to provide teachers of all subject areas and phases of school education an accessible resource for teaching EAL students.
Four hundred million people speak English as a native language and there are currently over one billion people learning it. English is the first choice for people looking to study a second language, and is seen by many as the world's `universal language'.
By Sandra Smidt
Are children who are exposed to more than one language from birth at an advantage or a disadvantage when starting school? This book examines the practical issues involved in the education of multilingual children.
By Colin Baker
Written in a very reader-friendly style, this book is a practical introduction for parents and teachers to bilingualism. Straightforward and realistic answers are given to a comprehensive set of frequently asked questions about bilingualism and bilingual education.
Outlines what good teachers know, what they do, and how they embrace culturally responsive teaching. This book includes school reform efforts, an introduction and a chapter that talks about the issues such as closing the achievement gap, and to legislation such as No Child Left Behind.
By Sarah Pearce
Looks at how white teachers regard ethnic diversity in their classrooms, and how their views affect their teaching. This work tells the story of one white teacher's developing understanding of how her own racial and ethnic background influenced the way she regarded and taught the mainly South Asian Muslim children...
This text utilizes a three stage approach to classroom behaviour management to assist teachers to avoid behaviour problems, manage those that cannot be avoided and resolve those that cannot be managed.