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Catalano, Theresa; Hamann, Edmund T. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2016
While Ruiz's (1984) influential work on language orientations has substantively influenced how we study and talk about language planning, few teacher education programs today actually embed his framework in the praxis of preparing pre-service and practicing teachers. Hence, the primary purpose of this article is to demonstrate new understandings…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Language Planning
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Cervantes-Soon, Claudia G. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
Two-way immersion (TWI), an approach that combines language-minority students and native English speakers in dual-language classrooms, is growing in popularity in schools of newly Latinized regions of the U.S. Using North Carolina as an example, this critical review of the literature posits that as neoliberal trends increasingly shape the…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Native Language
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Koyama, Jill; Menken, Kate – Bilingual Research Journal, 2013
Immigrant youth who are designated as English language learners in American schools--whom we refer to as "emergent bilinguals"--are increasingly framed by numerical calculations. Utilizing the notion of assemblage from actor-network theory (ANT), we trace how emergent bilinguals are discursively constructed by officials, administrators,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, English Language Learners
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Dubetz, Nancy E.; de Jong, Ester J. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2011
As a consequence of changes in federal and state policies in education, educators who believe in the value and importance of bilingualism find themselves in a contested environment where their notions of best practices for emergent bilinguals contradict those espoused in such policies. In this context, acts of advocacy that support bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingualism
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Gonzalez, Virginia; Soltero, Sonia W. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2011
Our objective is to provide two multidimensional models (i.e., contextual-interaction and Ethnic Educator) including sociopolitical, socioeconomic, sociocultural, and sociohistorical factors explaining underachievement in Latinos. First, we critically discuss single-factor theories (i.e., deficit, resistance, social reproduction, cultural…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Multilingualism, Item Response Theory, Immigrants
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Marquez-Lopez, Teresa I. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2006
This case study examines how three dual-language student teachers gain entry in their student-teaching experience. They confront the challenges of meeting the expectations of their cooperating teachers and field supervisors, become familiar with their students' academic strengths and weaknesses, and deliver effective classroom instruction. Each of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Cooperating Teachers, Student Teaching, Case Studies
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Souto-Manning, Mariana – Bilingual Research Journal, 2006
A bilingual elementary school teacher and mother of a bilingual child, the author questions the presence of specific bilingualism discourses in two Southeastern public schools. Despite research that shows the acquisition and development of two languages actually augment language processing and problem solving skills, the perception of children's…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Educational Attitudes, Language Processing, Discourse Analysis
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Helmberger, Janet L. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2006
This study focuses on the research literature available in the United States on the evolution of language policy and planning issues involved in bilingual education programs in Mayan communities in Guatemala. I begin with general comments regarding language policy and planning for bilingual programs for ethnic groups within the borders of…
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Bilingual Education Programs, Ethnic Groups, Policy Analysis
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Worthy, Jo; Rodriguez-Galindo, Alejandra – Bilingual Research Journal, 2006
This paper presents the voices of 16 Latino immigrant parents whose children were upper elementary students in a bilingual education class in the southwestern United States. In interviews that focused on their children's language learning and usage, the parents spoke of a commitment to a better life for their children. All believed that English…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Bilingualism, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language)
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Arteagoitia, Igone; Howard, Elizabeth R.; Loguit, Mohammed; Malabonga, Valerie; Kenyon, Dorry M. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
This article describes the development of a Spanish-spelling measure designed to assess the progress made by Spanish-English bilingual children from Grade 2 to Grade 5. Different stages of measure development are described, such as the selection of the focus features, the pilot phase of the assessment, and the finalizing of the operational…
Descriptors: Spelling, Tests, Bilingual Students, Spanish
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Garza, Aimee V.; Crawford, Lindy – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
This article presents a case study of an elementary school situated within a prestigious school district that has undergone rapid demographic change in recent years. The authors explore how the school has accommodated growing numbers of linguistically and culturally diverse students while at the same time struggling to maintain district standards.…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Student Diversity, Ideology
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Benally, AnCita; Viri, Denis – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
Until about 20 years ago, the Navajo language was one of the most resilient American Indian languages in modern U.S. history. Today, at the dawn of the 21st century, that has all changed. Some changes can be attributed to the normal dynamics of cultural transmission that affect language use. Some others, such as the dramatic shift toward English…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Public Education, Language Skill Attrition, American Indians
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Gomez, Leo; Freeman, David; Freeman, Yvonne – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
Dual language education programs have become extremely popular. Although these programs share common characteristics, they vary in several respects. Programs use different languages and include students with varying characteristics. For instance, many of these programs include students with fluent English proficiency and those with limited English…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Bilingual Education, Language of Instruction, Immersion Programs
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Johnson, Eric – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
This project draws on Lakoff and Johnson's (1980) work with metaphor analysis to uncover the rhetorical strategies applied by supporters of the English for the Children organization during the 2000 Arizona Proposition 203 campaign. The data were collected from three sources: (a) "The Arizona Republic"; (b) the "East Valley…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Figurative Language, Discourse Analysis, Democratic Values
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Facella, Melissa A.; Rampino, Kristen M.; Shea, Elizabeth K. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2005
This paper provides effective strategies for early childhood teachers to use with children who are English language learners (ELLs). The strategies were compiled from interviews with 20 early childhood educators from two culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Massachusetts. Emphasis was placed on the strategies that the greatest…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Teacher Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness
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