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Valuing Multilingual Students’ Skills

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Story Source: Teacher Magazine ~ Go to Original Article

Having a deep understanding of multilingual students’ interests, skills, and experiences can be a challenge for any teacher in a busy classroom, but new research is proving how important it is to do so.

Dr Jacqueline D’warte from the School of Education at Western Sydney University has undertaken research into multilingualism in schools by actively involving teachers and students as co-researchers. The research focuses on how language and literacy practices improve student confidence and enhance learning outcomes…………..…..