Myth Education: Rationale and Strategies for Teaching Against Linguistic Prejudice
linguistic diversity, bilingual education, cross-cultural studies
Chapter from edited book entitled Students' Right to Their Own Language which collects perspectives from some of the field's most influential scholars to provide a foundation for understanding the historical and theoretical context informing the affirmation of all students' right to exist in their own languages. Co-published with the National Council for Teachers of English, this critical sourcebook archives decades of debate about the implications of the statement and explores how it translates to practical strategies for fostering linguistic diversity in the classroom..
Source Publication Title
Students' Right to Their Own Language: A Critical Sourcebook
Bedford/St. Martins and NCTE
Zuidema, Leah A. "Myth Education: Rationale and Strategies for Teaching against Linguistic Prejudice." Reprinted in Students’ Right to Their Own Language: A Critical Sourcebook. Eds. Staci Perryman-Clark, David E. Kirkland, & Austin Jackson. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2014.