ERIC Number: ED235680
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Early Childhood Bilingual Education: A Hispanic Perspective.
Escobedo, Theresa Herrera, Ed.
A collection of 14 articles about bilingual education for Hispanic children emphasizes early childhood education. The articles explore language acquisition and development, the impact of culture on learning, and classroom strategies. Among the topics are discussed are: child bilingualism, code switching, cultural influences on cognitive style, curriculum bias, field dependence and independence of Mexican American children, mathematics instruction for young bilingual children, bilingual reading instruction in the primary grades, the Spanish reading process and Spanish-speaking Mexican American children, cognitive style and Mexican American children's perceptions of reading, and the oral reading miscues of field-dependent/independent Mexican American children. (RW)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Child Language, Code Switching (Language), Cognitive Style, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education, Ethnic Bias, Field Dependence Independence, Language Acquisition, Mathematics Instruction, Mexican Americans, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Teachers College Press, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 ($19.95)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A