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ERIC Number: ED462828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 188
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-939791-94-3
Bilingual Education. Case Studies in TESOL Practice Series.
Christian, Donna, Ed.; Genesee, Fred, Ed.
This edited volume contains studies demonstrating the linguistic, cultural, and academic contributions that bilingual approaches to education can make around the world. It is divided into three parts and 12 chapters. Chapter one, "Bilingual Education: Contexts and Programs," is an introduction by the editors. Part one, "Learning a Majority Language through Bilingual Education," is divided into the following five chapters: "Creating Community--Un Mundo Entero: The Inter-American Experience" (Cheryl Urow and Jill Sontag); "Success for All in a Two-Way Immersion School" (Margarita Calderon and Robert E. Slavin); "Strengthening the Transition in Transitional Bilingual Education" (William M. Saunders and Claude Goldenberg); "Trilingual Schools in the Ladin Valleys of South Tyrol, Italy" (Kurt Egger, Margareth Lardschneider McLean); and "A Bilingual Hungarian/Slovak School in the Slovak Republic" (Bridget Fitzgerald Gersten). Part two, "Maintaining an Indigenous Language through Bilingual Education," is divided into the following three chapters: "E Ola Ka Hawaii I Kona Olelo: Hawaiians Live in Their Language" (Lois A. Yamauchi and Puanani Wilhelm); "Balancing Tradition and Modernity: A Natural Approach to Maori Language Revitalization in a New Zealand Secondary School" (Richard A. Benton); and "The Seventh Generation of Kahnawake: Phoenix or Dinosaur" (Kaia'titahkhe Annette Jacobs and Aronhie:niens Edward J. Cross). Part three, "Learning an International Language through Bilingual Education" is divided into three chapters: "English Immersion in a Japanese School" (Mike Bostwick); "Hai, Genki Desu: Doing Fine in a Japanese Immersion Classroom" (Ruth Kanagy); and "An International Bilingual School in Indiana, USA" (Alain Weber). A subject index is included. (Contains 182 references.) (KFT)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii; Hungary; Indiana; Italy; Japan; New Zealand; Slovakia