ERIC Number: ED239521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Evaluation of the Bilingual (English-German) Program, 1982-83.
Edmonton Public School, (Alberta). Instructional Services Div.
The annual evaluation of an English-German bilingual education program in the Edmonton Public Schools, extending from kindergarten through grade 4 at the time of evaluation, is presented. The current evaluation focuses on grade 2 and 3 achievement in English language arts and mathematics, self-esteem, cognitive development, German language skills, attitudes toward learning German, German cultural knowledge of grade 3 students, and reactions to the program by school personnel and parents. Recommendations include extension of the program to grades 5 and 6, acquisition of additional German language library books, special attention to curriculum development for the leading highest grade, and special attention to English language arts in grades 1 and 2. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Cognitive Development, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, English, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, German, Grade 2, Grade 3, Immersion Programs, Language Attitudes, Language Skills, Library Collections, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Attitudes, Program Evaluation, Self Esteem, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Planning Services Branch.
Authoring Institution: Edmonton Public School, (Alberta). Instructional Services Div.