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Language Arts Podcasts: "Conversation Currents," May 2014

The NCTE Language Arts podcast, "Conversation Currents," presents interviews with noted educators discussing current research and practice in the language arts. A new mp3 podcast accompanies each bimonthly issue of Language Arts. Listen by clicking on the audio player below, or subscribe to the free podcast in the iTunes Store.

[The music for this podcast was written and performed by Branden Lisi and is © 2011 Branden Lisi.]


Language and Literacy Brokering

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Conversation Currents: Language Brokering and Translanguaging in School (52:34)
Marjorie Faulstich Orellana and Ofelia García

In the Conversation Currents for the May 2014 issue of Language Arts, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana (UCLA) and Ofelia García (The Graduate Center, CUNY) discuss translanguaging and new ways of thinking about the crossing of linguistic borders, and about exciting new ways to consider the language resources children bring to classrooms and other educational settings.

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