Policy and Practice in Bilingual Education: A Reader Extending the Foundations

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Ofelia García, Colin Baker
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 1995 - Education - 280 pages
A collection of pivotal papers from 1986-1993 on bilingualism and bilingual education, grouped in sections on policy and legislation, implementation of bilingual policy in schools, bilingualism in instruction, and using the bilingualism of the school community. Articles conclude with suggested student activities and discussion questions, encouraging students to take on an advocacy-oriented role. The reader can be used alone or with the publisher's Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. No index. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Although dated, this book provides international perspective on bilingual/multilingual programs.

Contents

Policy and Legislation on Bilingualism in Schools and Bilingual Education
1
Bilingual Education Politics or Pedagogy?
15
Educational Language Planning in England and Wales
25
Bilingual Education and AntiRacist Education
63
Implementation of Bilingual Policy in Schools Structuring Schools
70
A SpanishEnglish Dual Language Program in New York City
85
The Bilingual Education of CubanAmerican
93
Empowering Minority Students A Framework for Intervention
103
Using Bilingualism in Instruction Structuring Classrooms
166
Creating Successful Learning Contexts for Bilingual Literacy
176
Relating Experience and Text Socially Constituted
190
A Process Approach to Literacy Using Dialogue Journals
200
Donna Christian George Spanos Joann Crandall Carmen SimichDudgeon
216
Language Education in Bilingual Acadia An Experiment
224
Cooperative Learning Instructing
231
Creative Education for Bilingual Teachers
237

The Canadian Second Language Immersion Program
118
Heritage Language Teaching in Canadian Schools
134
Bilingual Education in Wales
152
Recasting Frames Latino Parent Involvement
259
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Ofelia Garcia is Professor of Bilingual Education at the School of Education, City College of New York. Her publications are in the areas of bilingual education, bilingualism, and the sociology of language. She was the Academic Consultant for Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Colin Baker is Professor of Education at the School of Education, University of Wales, Bangor. He writes and researches on bilingual education, bilingualism and language assessment. His current research includes the effectiveness of bilingual education, the national assessment of minority language attainment and European initiatives on bilingual education.

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