Designing and Implementing Two-Way Bilingual Programs: A Step-by-Step Guide for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents / Edition 1

Designing and Implementing Two-Way Bilingual Programs: A Step-by-Step Guide for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents / Edition 1

by Margarita E. Calderon
     
 

Where most published studies focus on the linguistic and academic benefits of two-way bilingual (TWB) programs, Calderon (educational research, Johns Hopkins U.) and Minaya-Rowe (bilingual training coordinator for the Hartford Public Schools) describe what a TWB program is like. Coverage includes background on TWB programs, planning and designing processes, school… See more details below

Overview

Where most published studies focus on the linguistic and academic benefits of two-way bilingual (TWB) programs, Calderon (educational research, Johns Hopkins U.) and Minaya-Rowe (bilingual training coordinator for the Hartford Public Schools) describe what a TWB program is like. Coverage includes background on TWB programs, planning and designing processes, school reform models, a detailed case study of a successful program, specific information for teachers on implementing effective instruction, suggestions on how to involve teachers and parents in the process, and the integration of evaluation components into all stages of the program design. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761945659
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/23/2003
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Authors
Pt. IStarting a Two-Way Bilingual Program1
1Moving Toward Two-Way Bilingual Programs3
2Planning and Designing a Two-Way Bilingual Program23
3Comprehensive Curriculum Models for a Two-Way Program39
4Case Study: The Alicia R. Chacon International School53
Pt. IIImplementing Effective Instruction83
5Instructional Techniques and Activities for Second-Language Learners85
6Literacy in Two Languages: The Importance of Research-Based Instructional Models107
7Using Writing to Promote Reading and Oral Language Development133
8Assessing Second-Language Learners149
Pt. IIIInvolving Teachers and Parents167
9Staff Development and Teacher Learning Communities169
10Reaching Out to Parents189
11Evaluation, Research, and Conclusions207
Resource AResources for Two-Way Bilingual Programs221
Resource BList of Acronyms227
References229
Index241

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