Grandmothers as orchestrators of early language and literacy lessons
Ruby, Mahera; Gregory, Eve E.; Kenner, Charmian and Al-Azami, Salman. 2010. Grandmothers as orchestrators of early language and literacy lessons. In: Vally Lytra and Peter Martin, eds. Sites of Multilingualism: Complementary Schools in Britain Today. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books, pp. 57-68. ISBN 978-1-85856-454-8 [Book Section]No full text available
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This chapter discusses how a grandmother in the British Bangladeshi community of Tower Hamlets, East London, enables all the children in her home-based Bengali class to play a role in the lesson. This unique intergenerational relationship has been largely absent from previous research studies.