ERIC Number: ED479136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Designing and Implementing Two-Way Bilingual Programs: A Step-by-Step Guide for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents.
Calderon, Margarita Espino; Minaya-Rowe, Liliana
This book provides school administrators, teachers, and parents with the basic knowledge necessary for planning and implementing effective two-way bilingual programs. It offers essential elements to help students gain literacy in two languages, increase cross-cultural understanding, and meet high levels of achievement in all core academic areas. There are 11 chapter in three parts. Part 1, "Starting a Two-Way Bilingual Program," includes (1) "Moving Toward Two-Way Bilingual Programs," (2) "Planning and Designing a Two-Way Bilingual Program," (3) "Comprehensive Curriculum Models for a Two-Way Program," and (4) "Case Study: The Alicia R. Chacon International School." Part 2, "Implementing Effective Instruction," includes (5) "Instructional Techniques and Activities for Second-Language Learners," (6) "Literacy in Two Languages: The Importance of Research-Based Instructional Models," (7) "Using Writing to Promote Reading and Oral Language Development," and (8) "Assessing Second-Language Learners." Part 3, "Involving Teachers and Parents," includes (9) "Staff Development and Teacher Learning Communities," (10) "Reaching Out to Parents," and (11) "Evaluation, Research, and Conclusions." Resources for two-way bilingual programs and a list of acronyms are included. (Contains approximately 230 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Faculty Development, Language Proficiency, Literacy Education, Oral Language, Parent Participation, Program Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Participation, Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
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