Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 143 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Ng Seok Moi, Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center. California State Univ., Tupou L. Pulu, Electronic Learning, Washington District of Columbia Public Schools, Alan Ginsburg, Felix Banda, Barbara MacNeil, Adel Safty, and Victoria L. Spandel.

Texas Education Agency, Austin. (1974). Recommendations for Legislative Consideration on Public Education in Texas. Submitted to the Governor and the Sixty-Fourth Legislature. For each area mentioned, this booklet has a brief description of the desired condition, the present condition, and the recommended legislation. The areas considered include bilingual education, crime prevention, drug education, financing of regional education service centers, and textbook adoption.   [More]  Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Education, Crime, Drug Education

Ginsburg, Alan; And Others (1992). Reinvigorating Program Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Education, Educational Researcher. Wise use of Department of Education program evaluation funds is considered. The following current principal evaluation areas are discussed: (1) compensatory education; (2) bilingual education; (3) postsecondary education; (4) vocational education; (5) early childhood education; (6) drug education; (7) dropout prevention; (8) special education and rehabilitation; and (9) others. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Drug Education

Pulu, Tupou L.; And Others (1976). White Mountain Reader. This illustrated reader is part of a series designed for use in the Alaska State-Operated Schools' bilingual education program. The reader describes in story form some aspects of life, primarily hunting, fishing and related activities, among natives of the White Mountain region of Alaska. The text is provided in both English and Inupiat and is illustrated with black and white drawings.   [More]  Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature

Ramirez, Alicia D.; Spandel, Victoria L. (1980). Occupational English as a Second Language, Foreign Language Annals. The purposes, development, characteristics, target population needs, appropriate materials, and teacher qualifications of an Occupational English as a Second Language Program (OESL) are presented. OESL is a component of bilingual education that utilizes open entry and exit and a competency-based individualized instructional approach.   [More]  Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Bilingual Education, Competency Based Education, Course Content

California State Univ., Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center. (1978). My New Friend, David. This primary reader is intended for use in a bilingual education setting. It consists of a story about a little Hispanic boy's adventures in San Francisco's Chinatown. The story attempts to show children the value of knowing two languages and learning about different cultures. Each page has a large black-and-white illustration and presents the text in both English and Chinese. Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Childrens Literature

Moi, Ng Seok; Mee, Cheah Yin (1996). Innovation, Survival, and Processes of Change in the Bilingual Classroom in Brunei Darussalam [and] A Response, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Describes a Bruneian project to improve the English language learning of children in a bilingual education system. The article discusses implementation problems and surveys initiatives to encourage cooperation within the educational community for sustaining and improving change. Mee's response discusses issues related to the teacher, teaching techniques and materials, and the sociocultural context of innovation. (50 references) Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Change Strategies, Educational Assessment, Elementary Education

District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. (1976). Meeting the Challenge. Annual Report of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia for 1976. This annual report discusses the District of Columbia's public schools' activities in a number of areas–special education, bilingual education, reading, optional programs, career development, mathematics, early childhood education, student services, curriculum development, child nutrition programs, adult education, research and evaluation, staff development security, safety, budget and finance, educational facilities, and teacher certification and licensing. Descriptors: Adult Education, Annual Reports, Bilingual Education, Career Education

Lengyel, Peter, Ed. (1984). Interaction through Language, International Social Science Journal. This issue dealing with language discusses language and social structure, social progress and sociolinguistics, oral and literate traditions, Portuguese Creole dialects in West Africa, a framework for describing how languages spread, socio-cultural conflict and bilingual education, linguistic variation in one-language societies, the language problem in international organizations, and sociolinguistics and language teaching. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Dialects, Diffusion (Communication), Elementary Secondary Education

Safty, Adel (1992). Effectiveness and French Immersion: A Socio-Political Analysis, Canadian Journal of Education. Evaluation of French immersion programs' effectiveness in Canadian schools should include considering accessibility to the program, its organizational setting, teachers' behavior in bilingual classes, and principals' leadership role. French immersion must be understood in a context that recognizes it as a complete bilingual education linking education and social progress. Descriptors: Access to Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education

Alaska Univ., Fairbanks. Alaska Native Language Center. (1976). K'ooltsaah Ts'in'. This book of poetic riddles written in Alaskan Athabaskan is intended as supplementary reading for use in a bilingual education setting. The riddles, told as a pastime and as an art about the native culture, were recorded by a 90-year-old Koyukon leader. An English translation is included. Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education

Porter, Rosalie Pedalino (1991). Language Choice for Latino Students, Public Interest. Families of Hispanic-American children of limited English proficiency are generally being denied the right to choose intensive English-language instruction rather than more typical transitional bilingual education. This article reviews the success of intensive English-language instruction and presents the case for making it available. Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Civil Liberties, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy

Electronic Learning (1989). The Literacy Challenge. Reports on the IBM Educational Systems' 1988 Schools Partnership Executive Conference that focused on what schools can do about the literacy problem. Highlights include computers in the classroom; the importance of success in early grades; bilingual education; dropout prevention; adult literacy; funding; substance abuse; and software for special education and multimedia applications. Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Bilingual Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Conferences

MacNeil, Barbara (1990). Educational Needs for Multicultural Hearing-Impaired Students in the Public School System, American Annals of the Deaf. This article considers identification and programing needs of hearing-impaired students from Afro-American, Hispanic, and Asian groups, based on experience within the San Diego (California) city schools. Addressed are demographic shifts and the dropout rate; cultural considerations; assessment; bilingual education; curriculum and instructional strategies; teacher training; and program models. Descriptors: Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Influences

Banda, Felix (1996). In Search of the Lost Tongue: Prospects for Mother Tongue Education in Zambia, Language, Culture and Curriculum. Discusses problems associated with the implementation of mother tongue education in Zambia. Focus is on the sociolinguistic situation, language policy after independence, sociolinguistic implications, language use in different domains, language use and ethnic identity in Zambia, Kenya, and Tanzania, prospects for mother tongue education; bilingual education, psychosociological considerations; and pedagogical implications for mother tongue education. (28 references) Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Diachronic Linguistics, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups

Bahe, Lorena Zah (1995). "Walawala Hii'hii'hii'": Why We Must Act for Change in Native American Communities and Schools, Journal of Navajo Education. Overviews issues affecting Native American and bilingual education including the unique cultural, linguistic, and educational needs of different Native American groups. Suggests that Native American communities need to gain control of their children's education to ensure the integral use of American Indian languages in tribal schools. Addresses the impact of Goals 2000 on American Indian education. Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism

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