Curriculum Related Assessment, Cummins and Bilingual Children

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Tony Cline, Norah Frederickson
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 1996 - Education - 147 pages
Jim Cummins grew up speaking Irish and English, and has drawn on that experience to develop innovative practices of teaching bilingual children, mostly in Canada. British psychologists and educators apply his ideas to the educational assessment of children who alternate between two or more languages every day, and will eventually have to be proficient in all of them in order to communication with people who are important in their lives. No index. Distributed in the US by Taylor and Francis. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Applying the Cummins Model in the Classroom
23
Using Curriculum Related Assessment Sheets in the Primary
41
Differentiating the Secondary Curriculum
53
Support for Children with Special Educational Needs
76
The Application of Cummins Model to Work with Students with
88
Bilingual Language Development
98
A Resource for Assessing the Language Skills of Bilingual Pupils
116
Glossary
146
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Tony Cline is Professor of Educational Psychology and Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Luton and Norah Frederickson is Director of Training in Educational Psychology at University College London and Senior Educational Psychologist with Buckinghamshire Local Education Authority. They have a national reputation for their publications and training resources on overcoming difficulties in teaching and learning with bilingual children.

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