Teaching and Learning in Two Languages

Teaching and Learning in Two Languages

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This is the most comprehensive, up-to-date volume on the state of bilingual education in the United States and, in particular, on effective curriculum and instructional approaches. Eugene GarcAsa, renowned authority, depicts the vast scope and complexity of the problem of educating English language learners. He sets forth a conceptual framework to guide educational policy and practice that reflects democratic ideals and values. This authoritative reference: provides a comprehensive review of theory, research, practice, and policy that accurately characterizes the education of bilingual students in U.S. schools; presents an analysis of teachers, classrooms, schools, and communities that have successfully educated bilingual children by employing diverse instructional strategies; addresses language, social, and cognitive issues as they intersect with various instructional practices; and identifies the characteristics of effective bilingual education programs, presenting examples of school programs that exemplify these characteristics.As Kai composes more Chinese narratives and essays, the areas that seem to be the most challenging for him are in making ... Kaia#39;s two English writing samples English ALAS (Second Grade) Writing Prompt: Who is your best friend? What do anbsp;...

Title:Teaching and Learning in Two Languages
Author:Eugene E. García
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2005-01-01


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