Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children

Teachers Talk about Language and Learning

by Lourdes Diaz Soto (Volume editor) Haroon Kharem (Volume editor)
Textbook XIV, 188 Pages
Series: Counterpoints, Volume 371


This edited volume is dedicated to contemporary teachers. Its goal is to provide a practical book for in-service and pre-service teachers of bilingual/bicultural children. The authors, each of whom is herself bilingual/bicultural, share personal wisdom garnered from working in classrooms with bilingual/bicultural learners. This book provides practical knowledge for teachers who are struggling to meet the needs of increasingly diverse classrooms.


XIV, 188
ISBN (Hardcover)
ISBN (Softcover)
bilingual/bicultural education critical pedagogy praxis ethnic diversity teaching pre-service teachers teacher education
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2010. XIV, 188 pp.

Biographical notes

Lourdes Diaz Soto (Volume editor) Haroon Kharem (Volume editor)

The Editors: Lourdes Diaz Soto is the Goizueta Endowed Chair at Dalton State College. Some of her publications include The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.; The Politics of Early Childhood Education (Peter Lang, 2000); Making a Difference in the Lives of Bilingual/Bicultural Children (Peter Lang, 2002). Haroon Kharem is Associate Professor of Education at Brooklyn College and has been teaching African American history at Performing Arts & Technology High School (PATHS) in Brooklyn for the past four years. His recent publication is Education As Freedom: African American Educational Thought and Activism. He is currently working on a book on African Americans and the African Free Schools in New York City Antebellum Period.


Title: Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children