Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center, California State University, Los Angeles, CA ($6.60).
Reports - Evaluative
A collection of papers discusses the importance of bilingual education's goals of high-level English proficiency, appropriate cognitive/academic development, and adequate psychosocial and cultural adjustment for language-minority students and describes various instructional strategies to achieve those outcomes. The papers include: "The Role of Primary Language Development in Promoting Educational Success for Language Minority Students" (James Cummins); "Bilingual Education and Second Language Acquisition Theory" (Stephen D. Krashen); "Effective Use of the Primary Language in the Classroom" (Dorothy Legarreta-Marcaida); "The Natural Approach in Bilingual Education" (Tracy D. Terrell); and "Reading Instruction for Language Minority Students" (Eleanor W. Thonis). A bilingual education program quality review instrument for kindergarten through grade six and a glossary are appended. (MSE)
For related document, see FL 014 596.
1 - Available on microfiche
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education.