ERIC Number: ED249773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Schooling and Language Minority Students: A Theoretical Framework.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education.
A collection of papers discusses the importance of bilingual education's goals of high-level English proficiency, appropriate cognitive/academic development, and adequate psychosocial and cultural adjustment for language-minority students and describes various instructional strategies to achieve those outcomes. The papers include: "The Role of Primary Language Development in Promoting Educational Success for Language Minority Students" (James Cummins); "Bilingual Education and Second Language Acquisition Theory" (Stephen D. Krashen); "Effective Use of the Primary Language in the Classroom" (Dorothy Legarreta-Marcaida); "The Natural Approach in Bilingual Education" (Tracy D. Terrell); and "Reading Instruction for Language Minority Students" (Eleanor W. Thonis). A bilingual education program quality review instrument for kindergarten through grade six and a glossary are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cognitive Development, Educational Strategies, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Acquisition, Language of Instruction, Language Proficiency, Language Research, Limited English Speaking, Measurement Techniques, Minority Groups, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Social Development
Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center, California State University, Los Angeles, CA ($6.60).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Bilingual Bicultural Education.
IES Cited: ED558159