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Tsu, John B. – 1977
In this paper, one of the pioneers of Chinese language instruction in the United States reviews the development of bilingual education under public funds, summarizes criticism against it, and proposes approaches and methodologies to improve it. Emphasis is placed on the need to insure the future of bilingual education by paying attention to and…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA. – 1980
Included in this booklet are Federal, State, and locally funded Asian and Pacific bilingual programs. The directory is divided into five sections, which are sub-divided by State and city. The first section lists Basic Education Programs. Citations include the name, address and telephone number of each district, schools within the program,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, College Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
Fox, Louise W.; And Others – 1978
This report evaluates the bilingual-bicultural program in a New York City School District where more than half the 20,000 school children are of Asian (mostly Chinese-American) or Hispanic background. The goal of the program was to provide for the linguistic and academic needs of these children and to capitalize on their native language…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingual Teachers
Battiste, Marie A.; And Others – 1975
This is the final report of one of three studies in an overall project entitled "Evaluation of Bilingual Education Programs." This study was sponsored in response to a need for more information regarding bilingual-bicultural education for other than Spanish language groups. The study's objectives were to: (1) identify the major issues…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Chinese, Educational Legislation
Laygo, Teresito M., Comp. – 1978
A collection of eighteen short stories by Filipino writers is presented. The selections represent a variety of images of Filipino culture, both urban and rural, and life styles in northern and southern Philippines. The aim of the anthology is that the student will learn to empathize with experience rendered in language, appreciate the Filipino…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Contemporary Literature
Laygo, Teresito M., Comp.; Gonzalez, N. V. M. – 1978
This handbook, designed to accompany the anthology of the same name, contains: (1) a questionnaire to evaluate a student's exposure to the stories, and the insights acquired or developed by the student, which have relevance to his or her bilingual/multicultural background; (2) a self-evaluation check-list for the teacher of the short story; (3)…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
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Lee, Jin Sook; Wright, Wayne E. – Review of Research in Education, 2014
Language and cultural preservation efforts among different communities of language speakers in the United States have received increasing attention as interest in linguistic rights and globalization continues to deepen. In addition to mounting evidence of the cognitive, psychological, and academic benefits of heritage language/community language…
Descriptors: Heritage Education, Language Maintenance, Cultural Maintenance, Civil Rights
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Leong, Charles L. – 1976
This volume originated with a desire to supplement the social science curriculum in grades 4 through 8 of the Chinese Bilingual Pilot Program. The volume thus consists of ten chapters, or stories, reflecting the life experiences of one Chinese American which may be used to stimulate discussion and study around the topic of the heritage of Chinese…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Chinese Americans
Wheeler, George; And Others – 1983
An external evaluation of the Title VII Bilingual Education Project was designed to: (1) gather a subjective assessment from personnel working with the project; (2) observe classroom teaching and activities utilized in bilingual instruction; and (3) to measure differences in levels of achievement on the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (CTBS)…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Classroom Observation Techniques
Jue, Mel – 1974
This curriculum guide for teachers of elementary school children provides information on Chinese people in America from the 1800's to the present. The purpose is to increase the Chinese American student's awareness and appreciation of his own heritage. Moreover, the guide attempts to develop among all people an understanding and appreciation of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian Studies, Audiovisual Aids, Chinese Americans
Wong, Betty Siu Junn – 1974
Although this booklet is intended for use in the classroom, the author cautions the reader that it is an adventure into Chinese music rather than a teaching or history experience. By learning how to play the music, students "travel" through China, giving them a better understanding of this country. The author describes the invention of…
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, Chinese, Chinese Americans
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Rossell, Christine H. – Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 2000
Since the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Education has enthusiastically embraced bilingual education. In this paper, the author evaluates the federal bilingual education program. Based on her studies of the implementation of bilingual education in California, Massachusetts, and New York City, she concludes that the program is of dubious value. She…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Bilingual Education, Minority Group Children, Bilingualism
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Fukuda, Adelyn – 1976
This bilingual (English-Chinese) booklet contains a variety of suggestions for activities that parents can do with their children to supplement the school program. It is divided into twelve "monthly letters" with four to six ideas for each month. It includes activities such as outings to the library and to the park, playing games, making…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Child Development, Child Rearing