Dual Language Education
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 370 pages
Dual language education is a program that combines language minority and language majority students for instruction through two languages. This book provides the conceptual background for the program and discusses major implementation issues. Research findings summarize language proficiency and achievement outcomes from 8000 students at 20 schools, along with teacher and parent attitudes.
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Conclusions and Implications for Language Education
Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations for Dual Language
Classroom Administrative and Familial Contexts in Dual
Teacher Background and Perceptions of Support Program
Teacher Talk in Dual Language Education Classrooms
Parent Involvement Attitudes and Satisfaction in Dual
Introduction and Data Collection
Academic Language Proficiency
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