ERIC Number: ED145984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Bilingual-Bicultural Education for the Spanish-English Bilingual.
Valencia, Atilano A.
Divided into seven sections, this publication includes discussions of the nature of bilingualism and its implications to curriculum and instruction, the effects of bilingualism and bilingual education, biculturalism and bicultural education, bilingual education materials and assessment instruments, teacher training in bilingual-bicultural education, and bilingual education program analysis and evaluation. Topics covered are the concerns and assumptions in bilingual education; bilingualism among Mexican American children; Spanish language variations and instructional considerations; bilingualism and its effects on childhood development; bilingual educational curriculum models; grouping and individualized instruction in bilingual education; Hispanic-Indian cultural evolution; the Mexican American heritage, the forgotten feature in American schooling; the Chicano in a bicultural perspective; perceptions of Mexican American attributes and related educational considerations; bilingual education program materials; bilingual education diagnostic assessment instruments; teacher training, an educational continuum; and adaptability of bilingual education teacher training models. Appended are brief discussions of the terms Anglo American, Mexican American and Chicano; English-Spanish vowel differences; the Pachuco Cult; options in individualized learning; the culture of poverty; and the negative self-image, a questionable variable. (NQ)
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingualism, Child Development, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Influences, Curriculum, Diagnostic Tests, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Variation, Mexican Americans, Models, Program Evaluation, Teacher Education
Bay Area Bilingual Education League, 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, California 94709 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bay Area Bilingual Education League, Berkeley, CA.