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Language, Power and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire

  title={Language, Power and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire},
  author={Jim Cummins},
Part 1 Theory as dialogue: issues and contexts language interaction in the classroom - from coercive to collaborative relations of power. Part 2 The nature of language proficiency: language proficiency in academic contexts critiques of the conversational/academic language proficiency distinction assessing second language proficiency among adults dilemmas of inclusion. Part 3 From bilingual education to transformative pedagogy: the threshold and interdependence hypotheses revisited research… 

Language teaching and intercultural education: making critical connections

This essay explores some of the areas in which language teaching and intercultural education overlap. We position language teaching as embedded within sociocultural practices and shaped by attitudes

A Culpable CALP: Rethinking the Conversational/Academic Language Proficiency Distinction in Early Literacy Instruction

For second-language learners, “academic” language and “social” language are inextricably interwoven. Using examples from several primary classrooms, the author critiques current conceptualizations of

Teacher Educators and Pre-Service English Teachers Creating and Sharing Power Through Critical Dialogue in a Multilingual Setting 12

This article reports on a qualitative project that explored how teacher educators and pre-service English language teachers applied critical pedagogy to their practices in order to create and share

Language, power, and pedagogy: Bilingual children in the crossfire, by J. Cummins

(2001). Language, power, and pedagogy: Bilingual children in the crossfire, by J. Cummins. Bilingual Research Journal: Vol. 25, Special Issue on Dissertations #2, pp. 405-412.

The Explanatory Power of Critical Language Studies: Linguistics with an Attitude

In this article, I address the miracle of human language from a socio-cultural perspective, emphasizing the role that language, and more explicitly, the critical study of language, can and should

Beyond the Language Program Model: The Importance of Student Identity for the English Language Learner

  • A. Rao
  • Education, Sociology
  • 2011
This ethnographic dissertation study focuses on life in fourth grade classrooms, examining how sociocultural experiences and influences in the local learning environment impact native

The right of all to inclusion in the learning process: Second language learners working in a technology workshop

Abstract With its background in research on the development of the second language and the language use of immigrant children as portrayed in political discourse, this article discusses the

Transformative Pedagogy: Emergent Bilinguals and Perspective Taking

ABSTRACT This study contributes to the limited research on emergent bilinguals, perspective taking, and second language reading of informative text. The explicit integration of Freire’s (1993) notion

Bilingual literacy in creole contexts

Abstract This article examines whether the conventional notion of bilingual literacy is applicable to speakers of creole languages in terms of autonomy, codification, instrumentalisation, education

Pedagogies of choice: challenging coercive relations of power in classrooms and communities

Abstract The papers in this special issue of of International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism edited by Shelley K. Taylor and Mitsuyo Sakamoto cover a wide range of educational



Cognitive/Academic Language Proficiency, Linguistic Interdependence, the Optimum Age Question and Some Other Matters. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 19.

The-existence of a global language proficiençy factor is discussed. This factor, cognitive/academic language proficiency (Calk), As directly related to TO and to other aspects.of academic

Talk about it.

  • M. Bowman
  • Art
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
  • 2001
The ways in which artists are using simulated human personas to interact with audiences are explored, drawing on actornetwork theory (ANT), the way these works activate and rely on a complex socio-technical networks incorporating the artist, the ‘technology’ and the audience.

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