Language-Content Integration Across School Subjects: Approaches to Teaching English Language Learners

  • Luciana C. de OliveiraEmail author
  • Kathryn M. Obenchain
  • Rachael H. Kenney
  • Alandeom W. Oliveira
Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED, volume 17)


This chapter provides an introduction to the present book. In an effort to provide practitioners with guidance on such pedagogical endeavor, this collection examines how the educators of varied academic disciplines (English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies) approach the creation and implementation of curriculum spaces at the intersection of language and content. Our vision for this book was one of theory-based practice wherein descriptions of pedagogical approaches were accompanied by explicit accounts of the authors’ theoretical underpinnings and epistemic/linguistic stance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciana C. de Oliveira
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kathryn M. Obenchain
    • 2
  • Rachael H. Kenney
    • 3
  • Alandeom W. Oliveira
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Teaching and Learning, School of Education and Human DevelopmentUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Learning, Engagement, and Global Initiatives, College of EducationPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and Department of Curriculum & InstructionPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  4. 4.Educational Theory and Practice DepartmentState University of New York at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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