Bibliography: Bilingual Education (page 146 of 829)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Nick Penning, Western European Education, Young Children, Nancy Lord, Elizabeth Steinberger, Robert Keith Johnson, Hugo Baetens Beardsmore, George H. Gallup, Suzanne Hall, and David D. Marsh.

Marsh, David D. (1985). Policy and Practice Issues in Preservice Teacher Education: The California Experience, Journal of Teacher Education. The California legislature's conception of teacher education and its response to the state's need for improved bilingual education, for recriutment of teachers in critical subject matter areas, and for recruitment of teachers with strong academic preparation are discussed. Implications for preservice policy and research are identified. Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education

Harrington-Lueker, Donna (1993). The Messy Business of Democracy, American School Board Journal. Reviews eight books that address the issues of democratic governance. Includes a historic look at democratic leadership; a history of multicultural America; and the view that the humanities, as taught in school, have become deeply politicized. Other topics are a historical defense of bilingual education, population changes and educational policy, and First Amendment issues. Descriptors: Book Reviews, Cultural Differences, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education

Beardsmore, Hugo Baetens (1994). Language Policy and Planning in Western European Countries, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. A discussion of language policy formation and planning in Western European countries covers the following: implications of the 1992 Treaty of Maastricht, European Community initiatives, language planning at the regional level, the European Science Foundation, bilingual education, and the Council of Europe. (Contains 47 references.) Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Language Planning

Lord, Nancy (1996). Native Tongues: The Languages That Once Mapped the American Landscape Have Almost Vanished, Sierra: The Magazine of the Sierra Club. Languages reflect and reinforce cultural values, giving insights into their speakers' world view and relationships to the natural environment. Indigenous languages help us to respect local knowledge and extend our sense of community to the larger world. However, despite bilingual education in schools, all Native American languages are endangered; only people and communities can keep them alive. Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indian Languages, American Indians

Gallup, George H. (1980). The 12th Annual Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes toward the Public Schools, Phi Delta Kappan. Presents the report of the Gallup Poll of public attitudes toward the public schools. Includes such topics as attitudes toward overall quality, treatment of the basics, inclusion of bilingual education, and offering special programs for children from one-parent families.   [More]  Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys

Young Children (1993). Educating Yourself about Diverse Groups in Our Country by Reading. This bibliography of reading materials for early childhood teachers and staff covers such topics as children with physical disabilities; children with special situations; diverse gender behaviors; sexism; low income and job loss; multicultural and antibias issues; bilingual education; African Americans; Native Americans; Asian Americans; and other ethnic groups. Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cooperation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism

Steinberger, Elizabeth (1991). Multicultural Curriculum Uncovers Common Bonds, Individual Strengths, and Fiery Debate, School Administrator. By 2020 demographers predict that minorities will comprise nearly half the school-age population. Court-ordered segregation, the push for bilingual education legislation, and recent demands for massive education reforms have brought multiculturalism to the forefront. The Eurocentric perspective dominating American schooling must yield to curricula reflecting the nation's true cultural diversity. Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Multicultural Education

McCarthy, Cameron (1991). Multicultural Approaches to Racial Inequality in the United States, Oxford Review of Education. Examines three U.S. versions of multicultural education: (1) cultural understanding (teaching to promote appreciation of ethnic differences); (2) cultural competence (bilingual education); and (3) cultural emancipation (inclusion of minority culture in the curriculum). Argues that differences among the approaches have implications for race relations and the role of education in the United States. Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies

Boehnlein, Mary Maher, Comp. (1994). The NAMTA Montessori Bibliography: A Bibliography of Sources in the English Language, 1909-1993. Second Edition, NAMTA Journal. Catalogs Montessori citations in the literature. References are divided by 89 topic areas, including classroom management; evaluation, testing, assessment; bilingual education; gifted and talented education; Head Start; history-social studies; language arts; mathematics; Montessori method; parent education; practical life; reviews of research; standards; and television. Each topic section contains a brief description of the type of material cited. Descriptors: Bibliographies, Citations (References), Classroom Environment, Early Childhood Education

Phillipson, Robert (1996). Linguistic Imperialism: African Perspectives, ELT Journal. Responds to an article on aspects of African language policy and discusses the following issues: multilingualism and monolingualism, proposed changes in language policy from the Organization for African Unity and South African initiatives, the language of literature, bilingual education, and whose interests English-language teaching is serving. (35 references) Descriptors: African Literature, Change Strategies, Elitism, English (Second Language)

Hall, Suzanne (1986). The Hispanic Presence: Implications for Catholic Educators, Momentum. Draws from hearings and testimony regarding Hispanic experiences with the Catholic Church and Catholic schooling. Highlights Hispanics' feeling of non-acceptance by the church; interest in Catholic schooling; support of biliteracy and bilingual education; and concerns regarding cultural and religious maintenance, family, the law, leadership training, undocumented persons, and finances. Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Role, Community Attitudes

Nur, Mary Morison (1983). University-District Collaboration for Promoting Change in Curriculum and Classroom Practices, Theory into Practice. The Stanford/San Jose (California) Teacher Corps project employs school district-university collaboration to carry out research adaptation efforts that bring about changes in curriculum and instruction. Case studies of math, reading, and bilingual education project components are included. Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education

Swain, Merrill; Johnson, Robert Keith (1996). Discovering Successful Second Language Teaching Strategies and Practices: From Programme Evaluation to Classroom Experimentation and A Response, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Analyzes how Canadian immersion education has developed from its origins to the present in terms of a cycle guided by the interplay between theory and classroom practice of second- language acquisition. Johnson responds by questioning the extent to which bilingual education theory and practices are universal or context specific. (38 references) Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Error Correction

Penning, Nick (1992). Bush, Clinton Respond to AASA's Queries, School Administrator. Presents presidential candidates' views concerning the federal role in education. Issues discussed include childhood poverty, educational inequities, Head Start funding, educational vouchers for private and parochial schools, national standards and examinations, funding for bilingual education, and redress for unequal access to education. Governor Clinton favors a stronger federal government funding role than does President Bush. Descriptors: Access to Education, Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance)

Western European Education (1980). Education in the Netherlands: Traditions, Trends, and Tribulations. Traces educational trends in the Netherlands from the 16th century to the present. Characterizes Dutch education in the 19th and 20th centuries as a system of quality, comprehensiveness, and thoroughness. Contemporary trends include bilingual education, modernization, politicization in higher education, emphasis on lifelong learning, and vocational guidance.   [More]  Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History

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