Uyghur Heritage Language Teacher Handbook

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2024-06-21

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The "Uyghur Heritage Language Teacher Handbook" by Abduweli Ayup and Robert Wilson is a detailed guide in support of educators in teaching the Uyghur language to heritage learners. The handbook provides comprehensive insights into the profiles and attributes of Uyghur heritage language learners addressing their unique challenges and needs. It outlines effective pedagogical strategies including differentiated instruction and literacy skills development tailored to meet the diverse needs of students. The handbook also emphasizes the importance of adopting a growth mindset and offers resources for professional development. By equipping teachers with practical advice and clear examples the handbook aims to create inclusive, engaging, and culturally relevant learning experiences that support the maintenance of the Uyghur language among diaspora communities.

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