ERIC Number: ED356672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Languages in Elementary Schools. International Education Series.
Muller, Kurt E., Ed.
Ten essays address aspects of second language instruction at the elementary school level: "Elementary School Foreign Languages: Perspectives, Practices, and Promises" (Carol Ann Pesola, Helena Anderson Curtain); "The Integrated Curriculum: Rethinking the Elementary School Foreign Language Program for the '90s" (Virginia Garibaldi Allen); "The Ages and Learning Stages of Children and Their Implications for Foreign Language Learning" (Myriam Chapman, Elizabeth Grob, Mari Haas); "Learning Language through Content: Learning Content through Language" (Myriam Met); "Creating Effective Foreign Language Learning Environments in Elementary Classrooms" (Eileen B. Lorenz, Sarah Rice); "School-District Perspectives on Elementary-School Language Programs" (R. Stephen Tegarden, Christine L. Brown); "Testing and Elementary School Foreign Language Programs" (John W. Oller, Jr.); "Mother Tongue and Father Grammar, or, Why Should Children Learn a Second Language?" (Donald G. Marshall); "Two Languages for All Children: Expanding to Low Achievers and the Handicapped" (Carolyn Andrade, Richard R. Kretschmer, Jr., Laura W. Kretschmer); and "Policy and Curricular Implications of Expanding Language Education in Elementary Schools" (Kurt E. Muller). (MSE)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, FLES, Language Tests, Learning Processes, Low Achievement, Policy Formation, Program Administration, Program Design, School Districts, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Testing
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Forum, New York, NY.