ERIC Number: ED207331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Ensenanza Bilingue (Bilingual Education).
Garcia, Ricardo L.
The purpose of bilingual education is to increase the academic ability and success of the student through the use of the native language as the principal instrument of instruction. The aim is for the student to develop appropriate academic attitudes towards, practical aptitudes in, and a knowledge of the target language. The pamphlet explores bilingual education as it traces: (1) the principles, rights, and responsibilities of bilingual and bicultural education; (2) methods of bilingual instruction; (3) bicultural education; (4) the history of bilingualism in the United States; (5) the social implications of bilingual eduation; (6) goals and objectives of bicultural programs; (7) administrative planning for bilingual and bicultural programs; (8) the future of bilingual education; and (9) sources of information on bilingual and bicultural education. (JK)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Class Activities, Community Involvement, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Multicultural Education, Planning, Program Development, Public Policy, Reading Instruction, Social Values, Spanish Speaking, Speech Skills, Student Attitudes, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47401 ($5.00 plus $1.00 postage).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.