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How myths about language affect education what every teacher should know by David Johnson

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-106) and index.

StatementDavid Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP118.15 .J64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24418143M
ISBN 100472032879
ISBN 109780472032877
LC Control Number2008300556
OCLC/WorldCa226357770

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