ERIC Number: ED205050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Teaching the Linguistically Diverse. New York State English Council Monograph.
Schwartz, Judy I., Ed.
The essays in this monograph are concerned with ways to build on the linguistic diversity found in the schools, turning to educational advantage the characteristics of the multicultural classroom. The following essays are included: (1) "Recent Trends in Bilingual Education" by V. John-Steiner and M. Cooper; (2) "Code-Switching in Spanish-English Speaking Kindergartners" by C. Genishi; (3) "Techniques for the Teaching of ESL in the Primary Grades" by L. New Levine; (4) "Dialect and Learning to Read" by J. Schwartz; (5) "Black Dialect and Reading: A First-Level Sociolinguistic Cathechism" by G. Maring; (6) "Black English and the Teaching of Spelling" by P. Groff; (7) "The Use of Street Games in Language Programs" by L. Mays; (8) "The Use of Black Rhetorical and Verbal Strategies in the Teaching of Composition" by E. Anderson; (9) "Encouraging Oral Language in the Reluctant Young Speaker" by M. Yonemura; and (10) "Participle Power--Seeing, Hearing, Writing: Composing" by R. Drdek. (JB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Dialects, Black Students, Code Switching (Language), Cultural Differences, Educational Games, Elementary Education, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Kindergarten Children, Reading Instruction, Sociolinguistics, Spanish Speaking, Speech Instruction, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State English Council.