ERIC Number: EJ391052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Locating Learning: Second Language Gains and Language Use in Family, Peer and Classroom Contexts.
Hansen, Donald A.
NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v13 n2 p161-80 Win 1989
Finds that, among 117 Mexican-American second and fifth graders from Spanish-dominant homes, reading comprehension gains were proportionately much smaller in summer than the school year, while summer and school year gains in auditory vocabulary were similar. Discusses family, peer, and classroom influences on distinct language skills. (SV)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Family Influence, Language Research, Language Skills, Learning Processes, Limited English Speaking, Longitudinal Studies, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Peer Influence, Reading Achievement, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A