ERIC Number: EJ586493
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
A Case for Developmental Continuity in a Bilingual K-2 Setting.
Kuball, Yazmin E.
Young Children, v54 n3 p74-79 May 1999
Describes a preschool teacher's transition from a traditional kindergarten to a multi-age, multi-year (looping) program. Lists common complaints heard from more-traditional teachers receiving children from more-developmentally appropriate classrooms. Explains the importance of using whole language with quality children's books for Spanish-speaking children, and the effectiveness of the family-like atmosphere created in looping. (AMC)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Continuous Progress Plan, Developmental Continuity, Family Attitudes, Family Influence, Instructional Innovation, Looping (Teachers), Peer Acceptance, Primary Education, Spanish, Student School Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Whole Language Approach
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related articles see PS 529 249-251.