Superdiversity and Implications for Educational Equity in K-12 and Adult Education

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Presented at: TESOL 2020

Presenters: Martha Bigelow, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota; Roberta Miceli, M.A., Senior Director of Language and Education, Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL); and Chelsea Lafferty, Research Assistant CAL    

Description: Within the field of multilingual education, superdiversity has gained traction and coincided with the growing emphasis on understanding multilingual practices. Superdiversity is often invoked to draw attention to complex conceptualizations of how individuals and communities function in society. This presentation will highlight the research of the 2020 CAL Ferguson Award winner on the topic of superdiversity and the practical implications for educational equity in the K-12 and adult classrooms.