ERIC Number: ED421854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Florida's Multilingual Global Work Force: Educational Policies and Practices for Students Learning English as a New Language.
Fradd, Sandra H., Ed.; Lee, Okhee, Ed.
A selection of essays address issues in the education of students of English as a Second Language in Florida, focusing on the development of the state's labor force among this multilingual, multicultural population. Papers include: "Implications of Demographic Changes in Florida's Public School Population" (Thomas D. Boswell); "Issues in the Education of Florida's English Language Learners" (Sandra H. Fradd, Diane K. Wilen, Diane Fardig); "Literacy Development for Language Enriched Pupils through English Language Arts Instruction" (Fradd); "School Mathematics for Language Enriched Pupils" (Walter G. Secada); "Science Instruction and Assessment for Language Enriched Pupils in the State of Florida" (Okhee Lee); "Social Studies Instruction and Assessment: Meeting the Needs of Students Learning English" (Deborah J. Short); and "Promoting the Contributions of Multicultural Students in the Work Force of the 21st Century" (Eugene E. Garcia). (MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Labor Force Development, Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, Public Policy, Public Schools, Science Education, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, State Government, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville.; Miami Univ., Coral Gables, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida