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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 57. Why Should Teachers Care about Linguistics?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38177


This chapter explains why all educators should care about linguistics and gives specific suggestion that all teachers can use to employ culturally and linguistically sustaining teaching in their schools and communities. The chapter gives specific recommendations to help educators take language into account in their teaching praxis.

Chapter Contributors

  • Anne Charity Hudley ( - ahchudley) 'University of California, Santa Barbara '
  • Christine Mallinson ( - mallinson) 'University of Maryland'