Life in Language Immersion Classrooms
Elizabeth Buchter Bernhardt
Multilingual Matters, 1992 - Education - 181 pages
This volume chronicles a project that involved the staff and principals in the midwestern United States, in collaboration with a team of educational researchers. Included as chapters are qualitative studies of immersion teachers, analyses of the use of drama and children's literature, and discussions of staff preparation and maintenance for immersion schooling.
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