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ERIC Number: EJ1024212
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1523-5882
Mothers Choose: Reasons for Enrolling Their Children in a Two-Way Immersion Program
López, Minda Morren
Bilingual Research Journal, v36 n2 p208-227 2013
This article reports a qualitative study of the reasons mothers chose to enroll their children in a Spanish/English two-way immersion (TWI) Program in Central Texas. Some of the mothers' reasons varied, and others overlap. All mothers expressed the belief that the program would provide their children with more opportunities, cognitive benefits, and an increased ability to communicate, confirming earlier studies. The qualitative nature of this study allows for a more in-depth and nuanced look at the reasons why parents from varying backgrounds chose to enroll their children in a Spanish/English TWI program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Grade 1; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas