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Discusses the integration of innovative technologies into the K-12 curriculum and its impact on instructional programs for linguistically and culturally diverse students. Describes the debate over whether the culture of computing is inclusive or exclusive, examining: educational technology standards; information technology and fluency; speech registers; postulating registers of information technology fluency; and the role of automaticity in developing fluency.


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Multicultural education

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Brown, Abbie. and Campbell, Anne E. (2002). Welcoming the culture of computing into the K-12 classroom: Technological fluency and lessons learned from second language acquisition and cross-cultural studies. Multicultural education, 10, 2: 10-14.