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The Translanguaging Classroom

The Translanguaging Classroom: Leveraging Student Bilingualism for Learning

Ofelia García, Susana Ibarra Johnson, Kate Seltzer
ISBN: 978-1-934000-19-9
Paperback: 224 pages
Published: August, 2016

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Ofelia  García

Ofelia García

Professor, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Ofelia García is Professor Emerita in the Ph.D. programs in Urban Education and Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. García has published widely in the areas of bilingualism/multilingualism and bilingual education, language education, language policy, and sociology of language. The American Educational Research Association has awarded her three Lifetime Research Achievement Awards ––Distinguished Contributions to Social Contexts in Education (2019), Bilingual Education (2017), and Second Language Acquisition Leadership through Research (2019). She is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Education.

Susana  Ibarra Johnson

Susana Ibarra Johnson

Adjunct Professor, University of New Mexico

Susana Ibarra Johnson is an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico in literacy and bilingual education. Her commitment to improving the education of bilingual students stems from her experience as a bilingual learner and teacher. For the past decade, she has been facilitating professional learning in bilingual education program implementation, critical literacy, and bilingual acquisition in New Mexico and nationally.

Kate  Seltzer

Kate Seltzer

Ph.D. Candidate, Urban Education Department, CUNY Graduate Center

Kate Seltzer is a doctoral candidate in the Urban Education Ph.D. program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Seltzer also teaches courses at the City College of New York, CUNY. Before this, Seltzer worked as a high school English language arts teacher in New York City where most of her students were bilingual.