ERIC Number: ED356658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Foreign Language Immersion: An Introduction. Teacher's Activity Manual.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Office of Instruction and Program Development.
The purpose of this manual, which accompanies a video program, is to provide general background information for foreign language teachers who are, or soon will be, teaching in total, partial, or two-way immersion classrooms. Part of a series of video programs, this manual provides definitions, results, and answers to the most commonly asked questions about immersion programs. This teacher's manual and the accompanying video may be used in a variety of ways. The viewer may first wish to read the information in the section "Background Reading," and then view the video program and complete the related activities included in the manual, or the viewer may wish to first watch the video, read the articles, and complete the activities in the manual. The teacher activities included in this manual focus on the following: immersion program models; immersion programs in the United States; goals of immersion; the roles of teachers, administrators, and parents in immersion education; advantages of elementary school programs; membership organizations; and publications. (Answers to 20 commonly asked questions and research and evaluation studies are includes.) (Contains 18 references.) (VWL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, FLES, Immersion Programs, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Language Teachers, Models, Parent Role, Program Descriptions, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides, Videotape Recordings
Foreign Language Coordinator, Division of Academic Skills, Montgomery County Public Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 ($25 for manual and videotape; prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Office of Instruction and Program Development.
Note: For other manuals in this series, see FL 021 166-176.