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Language Policy in Schools: A Resource for Teachers and Administrators / Edition 1
     

Language Policy in Schools: A Resource for Teachers and Administrators / Edition 1

by David Corson
 

ISBN-10: 0805832963

ISBN-13: 9780805832969

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Language Policy in Schools provides school administrators and teachers a practical approach for designing a language policy for their school and for dealing with the language issues that confront schools, particularly those operating in settings of linguistic and cultural diversity. It can be used as a text in teacher and administrator preparation programs,

Overview

Language Policy in Schools provides school administrators and teachers a practical approach for designing a language policy for their school and for dealing with the language issues that confront schools, particularly those operating in settings of linguistic and cultural diversity. It can be used as a text in teacher and administrator preparation programs, graduate programs, and in-service and professional development programs. Special features include:

• a clear, jargon-free writing style that invites careful reading;

• abundant examples that students of education everywhere can learn from—including samples of school language policies developed for real schools by real teacher-researchers;

• questions at the end of each chapter to highlight key points and stimulate informed discussion among pre-service and experienced teachers and administrators; and

• an up-to-date international and cross-cultural biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805832969
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Language Policy in Schools. Critical Approaches to Language Planning for Social Justice. Fact Gathering for School Language Policies. Critical Policymaking. English as a First Language in the School Curriculum. Critical Language Awareness in School and Curriculum. ESL and Minority Languages in School and Curriculum. Concluding Summary: What a School Language Policy Might Contain.

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