Inciting Change in Secondary English Language Programs: The Case of Cherry High School

Inciting Change in Secondary English Language Programs: The Case of Cherry High School

by M. Coles-Ritchie

Hardcover(2009)

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Overview

Inciting Change in Secondary English Language Programs: The Case of Cherry High School by M. Coles-Ritchie

This book follows agroup of teachers who worked to create a program that supported their students' native languages and funds of knowledge, finding that structures within the school and discourses from other teachers, administrators, and the nation/community both constrained/enabled the teachers to create an equitable learning environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230606104
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Series: Secondary Education in a Changing World
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


MARILEE COLES-RITCHIEteaches qualitative methods, educational foundations, and ESL endorsement courses at Westminster College, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Can We Blame the Teachers? Community Context: Change is in the Air Contradictory Discourse Among Teachers, Administration, and the State: 'Let's have a more inclusive school culture, which assimilates all students.' Teachers' Discursive Realignment Language Ideologies at Cherry High School Teachers as Agents of School Change Secondary Education and English Learners: We've got work to do Epilogue: Cherry High School Now

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