Flexible Multilingual Education : Putting Children's Needs First. v. 38

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Author / Creator:Weber, Jean-Jacques.
Imprint:Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (226 pages).
Series:New Perspectives on Language and Education ; v. 38
New perspectives on language and education.
Subject:Multilingualism in children.
Multilingual education.
Children -- Language.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Children -- Language.
Multilingual education.
Multilingualism in children.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12015099
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Summary:This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children's needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children's actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and professional success. It argues that, as more and more children grow up multilingually in our globalised world, there is a need for more nuanced multilingual solutions in language-in-education policies. The case studies reveal that flexible multilingual educa.
Other form:Print version: Weber, Jean-Jacques. Flexible Multilingual Education : Putting Children's Needs First. Clevedon : Channel View Publications, ©2014