ERIC Number: EJ535926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Dual-Language Planning at Oyster Bilingual School: "It's Much More Than Language."
Freeman, Rebecca D.
TESOL Quarterly, v30 n3 p557-82 Aut 1996
Describes how Oyster Bilingual School's (Washington, DC) two-way Spanish-English language plan functions in its sociopolitical context. It is noted that this plan is part of a larger identity plan aiming to promote social change by socializing children differently from the way they are socialized in mainstream US educational discourse. (46 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Context Effect, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum, Discourse Analysis, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), English Instruction, Ethnography, Language Planning, Language Role, Nontraditional Education, Social Change, Socialization, Spanish Speaking, Two Way Immersion Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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