Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators provides the guiding principles and practices for successful dual language or two-way bilingual education. Authors Yvonne and David Freeman and Sandra Mercuri have worked in and visited dual language schools across the country, and they show you the programs, teachers, and students in different two-way settings.
Based on their extensive research, the authors have developed a set of essentials for dual language programs. These include administrative, administrator and teacher, teacher, curriculum, literacy, planning and assessment essentials. The authors illustrate each topic with stories and specific examples drawn from many different bilingual classrooms.
Freeman, Freeman, and Mercuri explain how to
- organize classrooms, establish routines, and group students effectively
- scaffold instruction to build academic concepts and language
- promote the development of biliteracy
- make both long- and short-term plans
- develop lessons that connect to both content and language standards
- assess student progress.
- up-to-date references on research in dual language settings
- learning extensions at the end of each chapter that readers with ideas readers can apply to their own contexts
- a list of key terms and acronyms
- a composite list of all the essentials.
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About the Author
David E. Freeman is the coauthor or coeditor (with Yvonne S. Freeman) of ten Heinemann books, including: Essential Linguistics, 2d ed. (2014) Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition, 3d ed. (2011) La ensenanza de la lectura y la escritura en espanol y en ingles en clases biling^D"ues y de doble inmersion, segunda edicion revisada ed. (2009) Academic Language for English Language Learners and Struggling Readers (2009) Diverse Learners in the Mainstream Classroom (2008) Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms, 2d ed. (2006) Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators (2005) Closing the Achievement Gap (2002) Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms (2000) ESL/EFL Teaching (1998) David is a professor emeritus at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. David and Yvonne Freeman are Heinemann Professional Development Providers.
Dr. Sandra Mercuri is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas, Brownsville. She has over 18 years of experience in teaching in Argentina and the United States in K-12 schools and at the college level. She teaches courses in bilingual education and biliteracy and is working on research on the development of academic language across the content areas, the role of language in the development of scientific literacy and the effect of long-term professional development for teachers of English learners. She provides training for teachers nationwide and presents at national and international conferences on issues of second language acquisition and bilingualism, dual language education, teacher training and ESL strategies. Dr. Mercuri has also published articles in professional journals about bilingual learners and the application of second language theories into classroom practice in the TESOL Quarterly, Talking Points, EJLTS and the NABE journal as well as professional journals in Spanish such as GIST. Dr. Mercuri is the author of the book titled Supporting Literacy Through Science. She has also co-authored the books Closing the Achievement Gap and Dual Language Essentials with Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman and Research-based Strategies for English Language Learners with Denise Rea. Dr. Mercuri a native of Argentina is a fluent speaker of Spanish.
Table of ContentsBilingual Education Programs in Latin America, Europe, and the United States
Dual Language Programs, Students, and Teachers
School, Administrator, and Teacher Essentials
Dual Language Essentials
Key Terms and Acronyms