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ERIC Number: ED479136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 261
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7619-4566-0
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)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A