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Ball, Phil – Theory Into Practice, 2018
One of the greatest hurdles facing CLIL implementation involves materials provision and design. In this approach to multilingual education, materials can be incorporated from authentic sources, but in practice they tend to be adaptations of existing materials, or originals designed to fit the needs of CLIL learners across the diversity of CLIL…
Descriptors: Material Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Madrid, Daniel; Pérez Cañado, María Luisa – Theory Into Practice, 2018
With content and language integrated learning (CLIL) programs being increasingly introduced in mainstream education, the onus is now on catering to diversity and on ensuring CLIL enhances content and language learning in over- and underachievers alike. This is no mean feat, particularly considering that strong claims have been made for the lack of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction, Course Content
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Lancaster, Nina Karen – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has had such an exponential and rapid uptake across Europe that the adequacy of its grassroots implementation in certain contexts has sometimes been called into question. Concerns for a rough-and-ready realisation of CLIL due to insufficient teacher training, theoretical grounding, and practical…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Pavón Vázquez, Víctor – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Bilingual education programs are considered to be powerful tools used to foster the development of foreign languages, especially when focusing on language development. In Europe, the adoption of the approach known as content and language integrated learning (CLIL) has spread rapidly as one of the models that best fit the necessities of both…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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Pérez Cañado, María Luisa – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article focuses on a key issue for the sustainability of bilingual education: teacher training for content and language integrated learning (CLIL). It begins by canvassing the main innovations affecting teacher training within the current CLIL panorama in terms of the CLIL teacher training profile and the interesting evolution that research…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Educational Innovation
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San Isidro, Xabier – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) implementation has become the cornerstone of educational change all around Europe, building on a reconceptualization of language learning, as well as an innovative remodelling of pedagogical perspectives. In a foreign-language-mediated CLIL scenario, different aspects of teaching and learning are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Multilingualism
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Stan, Susan – Theory into Practice, 1999
Examines contemporary children's books published internationally as a backdrop against which to view the international books available to U.S. children. Representative situations from developed and developing nations demonstrate the constraints involved in publishing children's books. The examples help explain why international fare offered to…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Elementary Education
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O'Connor, Edmund – Theory into Practice, 1982
This article briefly reviews the status of global education in Western Europe and points to new developments and trends. Interdisciplinary curriculum efforts in Scotland, West Germany, and Sweden are cited, along with national curriculum plans in the Scandinavian countries and teacher education programs in Great Britain. (PP)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries