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Use the attachment pages 48-69
Chapter 3: Language Diversity and Learning
In this chapter, Delpit discusses “language diversity as it affects the learning
environments of linguistically diverse students” and offers suggestions for
alternatives to be used in various settings. The author suggests that teachers should
recognize and validate the linguistic form a student brings to school while also
nurturing the development of Standard English, “the language associated with the
power structure” and “the language of economic success.” Delpit believes that
educators should develop a perspective that celebrates diversity in the classroom
through shared activities that enhance an appreciation for linguistic pluralism.
What are some of the suggested activities Delpit describes?
How can you add to these suggestions in your own classroom in the