Week One: Question #3

Discussion created by teachontario.team on Jan 16, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 16, 2018 by aking

Vilson discusses theories on “Language Diversity and Learning”, quoting education scholar Lisa Delpit, “Teachers need to support the language that students bring to school, provide them input from an additional code, and give them the opportunity to use the new code in a nonthreatening, real communicative context.” (37) Have you had the opportunity to apply this approach in your classroom practice? How did it look? What effect did it have? Would you consider it successful? Why or why not?