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Re: [M_L] "Multicultural & Multilingual Literacy & Language: Contexts & Practices" (book)

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  • Rudolph Carrera
    Don, you are a wellspring of information! Many thanks for the links. Rudy Carrera ... -- Regards, Rudy Carrera http://clcx.org/ http://rudycarrera.com/music
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 31, 2009
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      Don, you are a wellspring of information! Many thanks for the links.

      Rudy Carrera




      On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Don Osborn <dzo@...> wrote:

      > This is not a new publication (as a number of you certainly know) but
      > I'm just coming across it and thought it merited mention:
      >
      > Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and
      > Practices
      > By Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock, Mary S. Rozendal, Lisa Delpit
      > Contributor Mary S. Rozendal, Lisa Delpit
      > Edition: illustrated
      > Published by Guilford Press, 2003
      > ISBN 1572309628, 9781572309623
      > 338 pages
      > Published by Guilford Press, 2004
      > ISBN 157230961X, 9781572309616
      > 338 pages
      >
      > Within a clear conceptual framework, this book explores ways that
      > teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators
      > can provide more effective literacy instruction to K/n-/9 students
      > from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds.
      > Cutting-edge theory and research is interwoven with detailed case
      > studies that bring to life the complexities of teaching in today's
      > multicultural and multilingual classroom. Topics covered include:
      >
      > *How and why culture matters in literacy instruction
      > *Drawing on students' multiple literacies in the classroom
      > *Motivating and engaging English-language learners
      > *Steps that teachers can take to heighten their cultural awareness and
      > skills
      > *Tapping into family and community resources for literacy learning
      >
      > Google books:
      > http://books.google.com/books?id=c0b0OxF2_R8C
      >
      > http://books.google.com/books?id=1XOBIicmbRwC&dq=Multicultural+and+Multilingual+Literacy+and+Language&printsec=frontcover&source=bn&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result
      >
      > Amazon.com
      >
      > http://www.amazon.com/Multicultural-Multilingual-Literacy-Language-Practices/dp/1572309628
      >
      > Guilford Press
      > http://www.guilfordpress.co.uk/multiculturalism.asp
      >
      >
      >



      --
      Regards,

      Rudy Carrera
      http://clcx.org/
      http://rudycarrera.com/music


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