ERIC Number: ED311689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Total and Partial Immersion Programs in U.S. Elementary Schools, 1989; [and] Useful Resources for Teaching Languages to Children. CLEAR Materials Resource Series, Numbers 2 and 4.
Rhodes, Nancy; Richardson, Gina
Two numbers of the CLEAR Materials Resource Series that both deal with teaching languages to children have been combined. Number two summarizes the status of foreign language immersion programs in elementary schools in the United States. For each of the 20 states with total or partial immersion programs, the following information is provided: (1) school district; (2) comments on the type of program, date of implementation, funding sources; (3) the number of schools; (4) the number of pupils; (5) the number of teachers; (6) the languages taught; and (7) the contact people within each of the school districts. Number four provides a bibliography of materials that can be used by teachers, parents, and administrators to facilitate children's second language learning. Practical guide books, cassette tapes, newsletters, and handbooks for teachers and parents are included. The following information is included for each citation: title, author, availability, cost, and a brief abstract. (DJD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Center for Language Education and Research.
Identifiers - Location: United States