ERIC Number: ED333734
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
The ABC's of FLES: Administration, Basics Curriculum and Strategies.
Garcia, Paul A.; And Others
A discussion of FLES (foreign language in the elementary school, including introductory, exploratory, or immersion) looks at the challenges that need to be identified and met for successful planning and implementation. The role and importance of FLES in the 1990s is briefly reviewed, FLES program types are outlined, and FLES is examined in greater detail both from a broad, administrative point of view and a classroom-oriented perspective. The macro-perspective looks at considerations in program design, program administration and evaluation, community involvement, and educational and administrative policy. The micro-perspective addresses instructional issues affecting curriculum content and design, teaching methods and techniques, classroom environment and communication, and instructional materials. A suggested 15-item core bibliography for FLES and a list of 19 references are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Central States Conference on Foreign Language Teaching (Indianapolis, IN, March 1991).