ERIC Number: ED047593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Early Childhood Bilingual Education.
John, Vera P.; Horner, Vivian M.
This book, written from the viewpoint of both the immigrant and the native-born, provides practical information that is helpful to communities attempting to present their demands for better education more cogently and helps educators meet such demands with appropriate programs. The three major groups most affected by bilingual education programs are identified as the Puerto Rican, the Mexican American, and the American Indian. Contents include sections on: (1) demographic information on minorities, (2) language groups, (3) program descriptions, (4) teacher recruitment, (5) curriculum materials, (6) testing and evaluation procedures, (7) research in bilingual education, and (8) models of bilingual education. (RL)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educationally Disadvantaged, English (Second Language), Institutional Role, Language Planning, Multilingualism, Non English Speaking, Program Descriptions, Second Language Learning, Student Needs, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.