ERIC Number: ED152088
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
A Guide to the Development of Bilingual Education Programs.
Chicago Board of Education, IL.
This handbook is designed for school administrators, teachers, parents, and community groups who are interested in establishing a bilingual education program in their school. Since it is intended to be a practical, step-by-step guide to bilingual education, the handbook emphasizes the process of developing a program, pointing out alternatives available at each stage. The guide is organized into four chapters: (1) Deciding: Introduction; Considerations on Bilingual Education; The Planning Checklist; (2) Planning: The Planning Committee; The Needs Assessment; The Program Aims; The Program Design; (3) Organizing: Student Selection; Student Grouping; Curriculum Development; Staff Selection; Staff Training; Materials, Facilities, Budgets; (4) Operating: Pretesting; Methods of Instruction; Parent and Community Involvement; Dissemination; Evaluation. The appendix consists of a guide to sources of information and materials. A selected bibliography concludes the handbook. (CLK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Community Involvement, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language of Instruction, Language Teachers, Needs Assessment, Parent Participation, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education, Teachers, Teaching Methods, Testing
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.
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