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Montague, Nicole S. – Bilingual Research Journal, 1997
Examines the benefits of dual-language (two-way) bilingual education programs. Discusses critical components in the development of such programs: defining the optimal program model, gradual phase-in of the program, importance of a balanced population of minority and majority language speakers, materials, teacher training, administrative support,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Nathenson-Mejia, Sally – Bilingual Research Journal, 1992
The information gained from analysis of bilingual students' writing can be used to inform instruction that helps students improve their writing in Spanish and English. The writing of one native Spanish-speaking third grader is analyzed, and instructional strategies are given for helping the writer improve content and mechanics. (Author/TD)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies
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Villarreal, Abelardo – Bilingual Research Journal, 1999
The success of transitional bilingual programs depends on program support at all levels of the school hierarchy and on the level of knowledge of bilingual education as evidenced through curriculum and instructional activities. Negative impacts and challenges of three types of inappropriate transitional bilingual programs are outlined along with…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Bilingual Education Programs