Bilingual education in elementary and secondary school communities : toward understanding and caring
Topics include: the why and what of bilingual education, bilingual educational settings, bilingual education in elementary and secondary school settings, and much more. This book belongs in the hands of every school administrator and teacher looking to incorporate bilingual education into their school.
La clase mágica : imagining optimal possibilities in a bilingual community of learners
This multi-vocal account details research in action for effectively serving Spanish-English bilingual speakers from a Mexican origin community as well as, on a broader level, the diverse populations that increasingly characterize American society today.
Designing and implementing two-way bilingual programs : a step-by-step guide for administrators, teachers, and parents
Coverage includes background on two-way bilingual programs, planning and designing processes, school reform models, a detailed case study of a successful program, specific information for teachers on implementing effective instruction, suggestions on how to involve teachers and parents in the process, and the integration of evaluation components into all stages of the program design
Effective programs for Latino students
The purpose of this book is to present the current state of research on effective instructional programs for Latino students in elementary and secondary grades.
Foreign language teaching & language minority education
This volume seeks to examine the potential for building relationships among foreign language, bilingual, and ESL programs with the goal of fostering bilingualism.
Forked tongue : the politics of bilingual education
Discusses the bilingual education controversy and the politics behind today's language policies.
The Hispanic child : speech, language, culture, and education
This book is meant to help all clinicians and educators understand their bilingual caseload, provide appropriate services and approach all their interactions with their bilingual students in an informed and compassionate manner.
Immigration and education : the crisis and the opportunities
Immigration is placing unique demands upon schools, colleges, vocational training centers, and adult education agencies. Book illustrates that the root of these difficulties lies in the absence of coordination between the federal government's immigration policy and related education policies at the federal, state, and local levels.
Improving schooling for language-minority children : a research agenda
Discussions include a summary of the research on the development of a second language, literacy and content knowledge; a review of past evaluation studies; what is known about effective schools and classrooms for these children; an examination of research on the education of teachers of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Joinfostering : teaching and learning in multilingual classrooms
This book incorporates teaching and learning strategies taken from exemplary bilingual education and ESL programs throughout the nation. It helps teachers understand the critical aspects of adapting instruction to ensure that multilingual students have access to, and are able to participate in, all aspects of classroom learning.
Latinos in the struggle for equal education
Describes the discrimination Latinos suffered in education and their efforts to obtain education, from the days of the Spanish Mission schools to the bilingual education controversy.
Learning English at school : identity, social relations, and classroom practice (ONLINE)
This book focuses on a common set of circumstances in Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand: increasing numbers of young children from minority language backgrounds are taught in mainstream English medium classrooms. Presents classroom activities for kindergarten to second grade levels.
Learning in two worlds : an integrated Spanish/English biliteracy approach
Treats reading and writing development primarily for Latino/a students growing up in a bilingual classroom.
Literacy and bilingualism : a handbook for all teachers
Meeting the challenge of linguistic and cultural diversity in early childhood education
Discusses the needs of second language learners, the role of the parents, early childhood programs among many other topics.
No child left behind : educating linguistically and culturally diverse students
This is the book published by the Department of Education which guides the practices for educating linguistically and culturally diverse students.
The politics of multiculturalism and bilingual education : students and teachers caught in the cross fire
The contributing writers examine topics in light of the current and forthcoming demographic shifts in the United States during the next century, suggesting a country increasingly divided along class lines, browner, urban, and multilingual; with a teaching force comprised mostly of white, middle-class females. Authored by some of the leading and more engaging voices in the field of multilingual and bilingual education, the book is designed to help students and teachers develop informed mind sets related to the highly contested political and pedagogical issues surrounding pluralistic schooling in our society.
The power of two languages : literacy and biliteracy for Spanish-speaking students
A resource to help Spanish/English bilingual teachers build more meaningful learning experiences for their Spanish-speaking students. The defining theme of the book is literacy and biliteracy for Spanish-speaking children.
So much to say : adolescents, bilingualism, and ESL in the secondary school
Topics such as accountability and gender with respect to second language acquisition in secondary schools are treated.
The sociopolitics of English language teaching
Discusses the political controversies surrounding the English Only laws. The book also discusses the creation of learning communities. Teaching bilingual children : beliefs and behaviors
Under attack : the case against bilingual education