ERIC Number: EJ482383
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The Challenge of Social Studies for Limited English Proficient Students.
Short, Deborah J.
Social Education, v58 n1 p36-38 Jan 1994
Asserts that changing demographic patterns indicate that the fastest growing sector of school-age children is the language minority group. Contends that, although social studies might seem to be the ideal curriculum area for mainstreaming students, the need for literacy skills often makes it difficult for limited English proficient students. (CFR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, History Instruction, Limited English Speaking, Minority Groups, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, United States History, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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