Myths and Realities: Best Practices for Language Minority Students

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated, 1999 - Education - 127 pages
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Myths and Realities provides fundamental background information on issues such as second language acquisition; legal requirements for educating linguistically diverse students; and placement, program, and assessment information.

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Enrollment Myths
L1 Instruction Myth
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About the author (1999)

KATHARINE DAVIES SAMWAY is associate professor in the College of Education at San Jose State University. She is particularly interested in how children from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds develop language and literacy and what teachers can do to enhance that development.DENISE MCKEON is Senior Professional Associate at the National Education Association. Previously, McKeon served as Director of Outreach for the American Educational Research Association.

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