ERIC Number: ED283364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Second Language Learning by Young Children.
California Child Development Programs Advisory Committee, Sacramento.
Six papers presented at a conference on early childhood first and second language acquisition sponsored by the California state legislature's Child Development Programs Advisory Committee include: "Bilingual Development and the Education of Bilingual Children During Early Childhood" (Eugene E. Garcia); "An English-Only Preschool Program" (William Lambert); "A Brief Case for Bilingual Preschools" (David P. Dolson); "Second-Language Learning in Early Childhood: Some Thoughts for Practitioners" (Barry McLaughlin); "The Intellectual Power of Bilingualism" (Rafael M. Diaz); and "A Spanish-Language Preschool Program" (James Campos). Recommendations for policy, program, and curriculum development based on current research findings are included. A bibliography and a list of advisory committee members are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Immersion Programs, Intensive Language Courses, Limited English Speaking, Native Language Instruction, Preschool Education, Public Policy, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Young Children
Child Development Programs Advisory Committee, 915 Capitol Mall, Room 250, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Child Development Programs Advisory Committee, Sacramento.
Note: Papers presented at a Conference on Early Childhood First and Second Language Acquisition (Fresno, CA, April 20-21, 1985). For individual papers, see FL 016 717-721.