ERIC Number: ED373576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
English as a Second Language (ESL) in Alberta Schools. Student Handbook.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
This handbook, designed for limited-English-proficient students in Alberta (Canada) schools, provides general information on schools and curricula, high school graduation requirements, and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learning. It describes the overall organization of school divisions and age-grade placement, the school year schedule, program choices, age limits to high school enrollment, general expectations of teachers and students, summer school, night school, correspondence study, awarding and accumulation of high school credits, academic class organization and numbering system, courses required for a high school diploma, grading and examinations, available counseling and guidance services, ESL instructional levels, mainstreaming, tips for native language maintenance, and techniques for learning English more quickly. (MSE)
Descriptors: Age Grade Placement, Correspondence Study, Credits, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Evening Programs, Foreign Countries, Grades (Scholastic), Graduation Requirements, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Guidance Programs, High Schools, Language Maintenance, Language Skills, Mainstreaming, Peer Relationship, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Secondary School Curriculum, Skill Development, Summer Programs, Testing, Time Factors (Learning)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
Note: For the parent handbook, see ED 369 273.