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
Encyclopedia of bilingualism and bilingual education
The encyclopedia is broken into four sections discussing individual bilingualism, languages in society, languages in contact in the world, and bilingual education. Each section offers numerous textboxes, photographs, and graphics. Cross-referencing allows the reader to access other information in the encyclopedia, while "Further Reading" sections at the end of each topic and a bibliography at the end of the encyclopedia lead the reader to information elsewhere.
International handbook of bilingualism and bilingual education
Second language students in mainstream classrooms [computer file] : a handbook for teachers in international schools
This handbook is designed as an aid to teachers of mainstream classes in the elementary sections of English-medium international schools. Teachers of these classes are faced on a daily basis with managing the education of children from diverse language and cultural backgrounds. Most international schools contain a majority group of students from one of the English-speaking countries of the world; however, it is the presence of the second language children that gives such schools their unique flavour. It is also the presence of these students that offers a major challenge to classroom teachers.
EXPANDED ACADEMIC ASAP
Indexes over 1400 core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and general sciences as well as some popular publications, including the New York Times. About one-third of the indexed articles are available full-text online. Coverage from 1980 to the present.
PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, and technical reports, all in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines. Journal indexing (1887-present) covers articles from over 1,500 international journals written in 35+ languages, with full-text articles provided for 242 journals. Book and book chapter coverage includes worldwide English-language material (1987-present).
Provides information from over 340 leading education journals. Covers all areas of education including administration, teaching methods, curriculum, etc. Most of the journals indexed in this database are held by Kennedy Library.
Major database for educational resources. Indexes both educational documents (held by Cal Poly) and educational journal articles. Updated monthly, coverage from 1966 to the present.
Bilingual Research Journal
Articles are written by scholars and practitioners in a wide range of areas: language assessment, policy analysis, instructional research, language politics, all forms of bilingual education, bilingualism and biliteracy, language planning, critical theory as applied to language issues, action research, sociolinguistics, second language teaching and learning, etc.
CAL Resources Guides Online -- Two-Way (Dual) Immersion
Bibliography, websites, and List-servs dealing with two-way immersion programs.
CAL Resource Guides Online--Raising Children Bilingually
Bibliography, websites, and List-servs dealing with raising children bilingually
CAL Resource Guides Online--Benefits of Early Language Learning
Bibliography, websites, and List-servs dealing with early language learning.
ISSUES IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION
Discusses the various issues and controversies surrounding U.S. language policies. Includes references.
Bibliography from Fair Test
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs
Here you will find information, articles and web resources about important topics in the education of English language learners.
Second Language Acquisition References from CREDE
Second-language Reading and Biliteracy Instruction Bibliography
Bibliography from Jill Mora, a second language researcher at San Diego State