Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 140 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Rafael Lara-Alecio, Karen Leigh Bruce, Jon Reyhner, John A. Crafton, Michael A. Rebell, Priscilla Gutierrez, Jane E. Hasbrouck, Beverly Irby, Katherine Peter, and Perspectives in Education and Deafness.

Reyhner, Jon (1995). Progressive Education and the "Indian New Deal" on the Navajo Nation, Journal of Navajo Education. Describes the influence of the Progressive Education movement, with its emphasis on experiential learning and community schools, on Bureau of Indian Affairs schools during the 1930s. Discusses the subsequent development of bilingual education programs for American Indian students and offers recommendations for improving the education of Navajo students. Contains 32 references. Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy

Crafton, John A. (1997). Putting the Brakes on "Squeaky Wheel" Politics, School Business Affairs. An Economic Institute study concludes that real per-pupil spending between 1967 and 1991 increased by 61%. Regular education's share declined from 80% to 59%. The biggest "squeaky wheel" is special education, followed by bilingual education, alternative instruction, dropout prevention, school lunch, and higher education Pell grants. The newest siphons are charter schools, vouchers, and school choice. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Charter Schools, Dropout Prevention, Educational Finance

Rebell, Michael A.; Murdaugh, Anne W. (1992). National Values and Community Values: Part II: Equal Educational Opportunity for Limited English Proficient Students, Journal of Law and Education. Describes judicial attitudes toward the needs of linguistic minorities in the 1960s and 1970s and the shift during the last decade from mandating national standards to emphasizing local community discretion. Explores the implications for the national-value/community-value distinction for bilingual education and for current controversies concerning multicultural education. (202 references) Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Attitudes, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education

Petherbridge-Hernandez, Patricia; Raby, Rosalind Latiner (1993). Twentieth-Century Transformation in Catalonia and the Ukraine: Ethnic Implications in Education, Comparative Education Review. Traces the parallel histories of cultural and language preservation in the minority regions of Catalonia (Spain) and Ukraine (former Soviet Union) during the twentieth century. Discusses large societal changes, national government policies about language of instruction, bilingual education, the comparative status of Catalan and Ukrainian, and nonformal or clandestine cultural education. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Relations

Gutierrez, Priscilla (1994). A Preliminary Study of Deaf Educational Policy, Bilingual Research Journal. Investigates the administration and interpretation of deaf educational policy at a regular education campus. There was a breakdown in translation of policy and a lack of articulation between the County and the District, as well as confusion regarding language use in the classroom and a lack of knowledge concerning the bilingual education of the deaf. (27 references) Descriptors: American Sign Language, Bilingual Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques

Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center. (1975). Saghaniggaay Tuu Baaghe Nakezkaen (Raven Sailed Around the Edge of the Ocean). This illustrated reader is intended for use in a bilingual education setting and is geared towards students on an intermediate level of proficiency in Ahtna Athabascan. A traditional story is presented in Ahtna Athabascan with interlinear English translation and is followed by a free translation in English. Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education

Bruce, Karen Leigh; Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Parker, Richard I.; Hasbrouck, Jane E.; Weaver, Laurie; Irby, Beverly (1997). Inside Transitional Bilingual Classrooms: Accurately Describing the Language Learning Process, Bilingual Research Journal. A model designed to more accurately describe instructional processes in transitional bilingual classrooms had four dimensions: language content, language of instruction, communication mode, and activity structures. Testing of the observational tool in four fifth-grade transitional bilingual classrooms found high interrater reliability, a need for more observation time, and a mismatch between teacher practices and bilingual education theory. (Contains 37 references.) Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Practices, Educational Research

Ozerk, Kamil Z. (1996). Linguistic Minority Students and Bilingual Mathematics Teaching, Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. Mathematics teaching and subject matter acquisition were studied with 66 linguistic minority children and 104 dominant language speaking students in a monolingual second-language class and a traditional bilingual education model in Oslo (Norway). Results indicate that linguistic minority students benefit from bilingual mathematics teaching. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Dominance

Andrade, Carlos (1992). Extinction Alert! Who Will Take the Challenge?, Kamehameha Journal of Education. The article discusses the small group of Hawaiian students who grow up as native Hawaiian speakers but are being taught in programs that do not support the continued development of their native language. Suggestions for creating effective additive bilingual education programs are presented. Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingualism, Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education

Peter, Katherine (1975). Olti' Daga'at Dik Haa (Olti' and His Wife Dik). This illustrated reader is intended for use in a bilingual education setting and is geared toward students with an intermediate level of proficiency in Gwich'in Athabascan. It consists of a story about traditional life. An English translation is appended. Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education

Natale, Jo Anna (1994). Homeroom to the World, Executive Educator. Currently, 5-to 10% of beginning students do not speak English. It is time to end the bilingual education versus English-only debate and explore how improved instructional strategies can improve either approach. Promising strategies include instructional time extension, cooperative learning, peer tutoring, and California's newcomer programs. The real challenge is finding more resources to serve immigrant children. Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Bilingual Education, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education

Baron, Dennis (1991). English in a Multicultural America, Social Policy. Today's fear that English is losing ground to the languages of recent immigrants parallels similar reactions throughout U.S. history. Traces historical moves to establish English as the official language and the development of bilingual education. Concludes that, although legislating of language use is nearly impossible, English as the unofficial language is here to stay. Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Immersion Programs, Immigrants

Romero, Migdalia; Parrino, Angela (1994). Planned Alternation of Languages (PAL): Language Use and Distribution in Bilingual Classrooms, Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students. Following a brief discussion of legal and academic statements on mandatory bilingual education and mainstreaming, three models of the Planned Alternation of Languages (PAL) approach are described as a way to prepare students for mainstreaming. PAL allows for both languages to have feasible functions and support learners through acquisition of knowledge and language. (Contains 18 references.) Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Grouping (Instructional Purposes)

New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bilingual Resource Center. (1973). Bilingual Training Sessions. (A Partial Listing Including Staff Development Components under Title VII, ESEA). This partial list, prepared by the Bilingual Resource Center in New York City, of bilingual training sessions includes staff development components under Title VII, ESEA. Among the projects are the In-Migrant School Community Project, Project BEST (Bilingual Education Skills Training), P.S. 25 (The Bilingual School), and the Integrated Bilingual Demonstration Project.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cross Cultural Training, English

Perspectives in Education and Deafness (1997). Language: The Issue in Deaf Education. An interview is provided with James E. Tucker, the superintendent of the Maryland School for the Deaf. Tucker discusses his own development as an individual and leader in deaf education. His views on the deaf education, the role of language, inclusive schools, cochlear implants, and bilingual education are conveyed. Descriptors: American Sign Language, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Bilingual Education, Cochlear Implants

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