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ERIC Number: ED299803
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Instructional Models for Spanish/English Bilingual Classrooms. Bilingual Education Resource Series.
Hewlett-Gomez, Michele; Rawson, Anne
The guide outlines Washington State's programmatic approach to teaching native Spanish-speaking limited-English-proficient students in bilingual education programs. It charts the components of the bilingual instructional models used in the classrooms, and then explains or defines each component. The components include: methods for determining the individual student's linguistic and academic needs (including language and conceptual development); classification of language dominance; curriculum components (language development, content areas with a multicultural focus, and self-concept); classroom models (self-contained, team-taught, resource teacher, open classroom, and magnet center); staffing patterns; instructional techniques (alternate language approach, concurrent, language grouping, and preview/review); and specific instructional materials (mainstream monolingual curriculum materials, bilingual/multicultural parallel materials, and equipment). A list of publishers, a glossary, and a list of suggested readings are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Language Dominance, Limited English Speaking, Models, Needs Assessment, Oral Language, Spanish, Staff Development, Student Needs, Student Placement
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington