Multilingualism in the United States and Around the World: Current Issues and Tensions
This recorded session is the second in a series of online conversations, Perspectives on English Language Learning, that highlights scholarly perspectives on the education of students who are English learners across a wide variety of settings. Led by Aída Walqui, Senior Research Scientist at WestEd, the series highlights major research advances to help educators support learning and achievement for English learners.
The session features Ofelia García, Emeritus Professor in the Urban Education and of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. García has published extensively on multilingualism, the sociology of language, and the education of minoritized students and their teachers. García has also been working with teachers and conducting research at a New York City school for many years. Her most recent work studies translanguaging in society and classrooms.