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Brouillard, Melanie; Dubé, Daphnée; Byers-Heinlein, Krista – Infant and Child Development, 2022
Reading stories to children provides opportunities for word learning. Bilingual children, however, encounter new words in each of their languages during shared storybook reading, and the way in which these words are presented can vary. We compared learning from two types of bilingual book materials: single-language books and bilingual books.…
Descriptors: English, French, Books, Reading Materials
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Alotaibi, Wafa Jeza; Alamri, Ohoud – Arab World English Journal, 2022
Shop signs are a visible indication of the linguistic landscape of a place, hence the need for public policies to control, particularly, bottom-up signs in situations where there are issues, such ensuring consistency and correct representation in the second language. To investigate the linguistic landscape of bilingual shop signs in Saudi Arabia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Signs, Language Usage, Bilingualism
Indiana Department of Education, 2022
The Indiana Department of Education's (IDOE's) "Accessibility and Accommodations Information for Statewide Assessments" is intended for school-level personnel and decision-making teams as they prepare for and implement Indiana state assessments. Information is provided for school personnel as a reference to inform school personnel about…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, Accessibility (for Disabled), Measurement, English (Second Language)
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Daly, Nicola – Children's Literature in Education, 2021
Children's literature has an important role to play in developing knowledge of the world, and learning to understand the feelings of others. A growing body of literature explores the role of dual language picturebooks (parallel, interlingual and simultaneous) in drawing on the linguistic capital of multilingual children in classrooms. There is…
Descriptors: Empathy, Language Acquisition, Language Attitudes, Children
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Taylor, Zachary W. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study examines first-year undergraduate admissions materials from 325 bachelor-degree granting U.S. institutions, closely analyzing the English-language readability and Spanish-language readability and translation of these materials. Via Yosso's linguistic capital, the results reveal 4.9% of first-year undergraduate admissions materials had…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, College Admission, College Applicants
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Buendgens-Kosten, Judith – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2020
This papers looks at bilingual books for German-speaking learners of English and discusses their potential for vocabulary acquisition. Specifically, it focuses on bilingual books following a sociolinguistic structural principle, i.e. books in which the arrangement of languages reflects multilingual practices of non-monolingual language users. The…
Descriptors: German, English (Second Language), Vocabulary Development, Books
Cohan, Audrey; Honigsfeld, Andrea; Dove, Maria G. – Educational Leadership, 2020
Parents know their children best. When schools build relationships with the families of English learners, students benefit. In this article, learn three essential actions from which you can cultivate an engaging and welcoming school community: (1) create a supportive learning environment, (2) make resources multilingual and multimodal, and (3)…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, English Language Learners, Educational Environment
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Valor Miró, Juan Daniel; Baquero-Arnal, Pau; Civera, Jorge; Turró, Carlos; Juan, Alfons – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Open Educational Resources (OER) are rapidly growing, but are not usually offered in multiple languages due to the lack of cost-effective solutions to translate the different objects comprising them and particularly videos. However, current state-of-the-art automatic speech recognition (ASR) and machine…
Descriptors: Multilingual Materials, Visual Aids, Online Courses, Educational Resources
Jimenez, E. C. – Online Submission, 2020
The aim of this study was conducted to identify the impact of contextualized e-learning resources as tools for a stronger academic platform. To achieve this, this paper used an experimental type of research. A total of 180 students participated in the experiment using cluster sampling. For the instrument, this study used Supplementary Learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Instructional Materials
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Khalifa, Elsadig Mohamed – Dinamika Ilmu, 2021
The present paper addresses the attitudes of Saudi students toward using English dictionaries at Albaha University. A sample of 64 English majors in the College of Science and Arts in Almandaq took part in this study. A descriptive quantitative approach was implemented in this study. A 24-item questionnaire was applied in this study to collect the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Dictionaries, English (Second Language)
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Extermann, Blaise – Language Learning Journal, 2018
This paper has two aims: firstly, it sketches the history of language teaching in France and francophone Switzerland over a period of 200 years, with a particular focus on the teaching of German. Secondly, it seeks to shed light on some of the francophone historiographical approaches which have influenced recent research in this area. Historical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Modern Languages, Second Language Instruction, Historiography
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Song, Kwangok; Cho, Byeong-Young – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2021
Bilingual adolescents actively participate in literacy practices on the multilingual Internet. However, research has paid little attention to these readers' use of their linguistic knowledge and skills as they choose and learn from multilingual resources on the Internet. With think-aloud protocols, this study examined how Korean-English bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Immigrants
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Snitynsky, Ryan B.; Rose, Kerry; Pegg, Jerine M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Since 2015, a partnership between the Canadian Glycomics Network and the University of Alberta's Centre for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education has provided opportunities for high-school teachers to immerse themselves in academic research environments. Drawing upon this experience, the teacher participants have created a library of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Partnerships in Education, Chemistry
Domke, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Given the multilingual population of the United States, dual-language books (DLBs), or books with the complete text written in two languages, are often recommended for teachers to use in their classrooms to validate students' language and culture, facilitate language learning, and support (bi)literacy development. These recommendations are based…
Descriptors: Multilingual Materials, Books, Bilingualism, Elementary School Students
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Hojeij, Zeina; Dillon, Anne Marie; Perkins, Alecia; Grey, Ian – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
Bilingual literature for children is valuable in encouraging literacy in second language learners. Stories can enhance vocabulary and language abilities, learning encounters, subject content, social aptitude, and other skills in the early reader through text as well as illustrations. This paper explores issues in selecting quality dual language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingual Materials, Childrens Literature, Picture Books
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