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García, Ofelia
Educating emergent bilinguals : policies, programs, and practices for English language learners / Ofelia García , Jo Anne Kleifgen ; foreword by Jim Cummins
New York : Teachers College Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LC3715 .G37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Education, Bilingual
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
English language -- Acquisition
Second language acquisition
Physical Description xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-164) and index
Summary This book shows how present educational policies and practices to educate language minority students in the United States ignore an essential characteristic- their emergent bilingualism. In this guide, the authors compile the most up-to-date research findings to demonstrate how ignoring children's bilingualism perpetuates inequities in their schooling.--[book cover]
Contents Introduction -- Who are the emergent bilinguals? -- Programs and policies for educating emergent bilinguals -- Language and bilingualism: theoretical constructs and empirical evidence -- Language and bilingualism: practices -- Curriculum and pedagogy -- Involving parents and communities -- Assessments -- Alternative paths for educating emergent bilinguals
Series Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Alternate Author Kleifgen, Jo Anne

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