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Descripción de editorial
Tackling mainstream views, leading researchers and teacher trainers examine language attitudes and socialization practices that help determine what and how Latino children speak, read, and write. The text suggests universal practices to facilitate language socialization in multilingual communities, including applications for teachers.
Contributors: Robert Bayley, Fazila Bhimji, Elías Domínguez Barajas, Lucila D. Ek, Marcia Farr, Norma González, Magaly Lavadenz, Carmen I. Mercado, Ana María Relaño Pastor, Ana Roca, M. Victoria Rodríguez, Sandra R. Schecter
“Who could doubt the importance of this book? No other volume so thoroughly lays out essential issues on oral and written language acquisition, use, and change among Latino families.”
—Shirley Brice Heath, Professor at Large, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
“A must–read for researchers and practitioners who focus on language and literacy in general, as well as for those who specialize in the education of young Latinos.”
—Guadalupe Valdés, Stanford University