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Charamba, Erasmos; Zano, Kufakunesu – Bilingual Research Journal, 2019
The study sought to investigate the role played by language in the academic performance of science students at a high school in the Free State province, South Africa who are taught through a language different from their mother tongue. The paper reports on the decisive mantle language plays in the comprehension and subsequent scholastic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Secondary School Science, Chemistry
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Turnbull, Blake – Bilingual Research Journal, 2019
Foreign language (FL) writing has undergone a number of key evolutions over the past 50 years. But despite attempts toward a reframing of FL learners as emergent bilinguals, bilingual languaging strategies such as translanguaging are still rarely seen in most FL education contexts, and bilingual composition strategies are yet to become integrated…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Academic Language, Creative Writing, English Language Learners
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Ardasheva, Yuliya; Newcomer, Sarah N.; Firestone, Jonah B.; Lamb, Richard L. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2019
This nonexperimental study examined academic performance profiles and contributions of language-specific and metacognitive skills to science reading comprehension of Grade 7 students of varied English proficiency. The sample included 204 regular education students, most of whom were English learners (ELs; 35 non-ELs, 86 current ELs, and 83 former…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Comprehension, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Ee, Jongyeon – Bilingual Research Journal, 2019
The number of Asian immigrants in the United States has increased remarkably over the past decades and now accounts for nearly 30% of all immigrants in the country. However, the umbrella term "Asians" includes a wide range of variety. Acknowledging diversity among Asians, this study explores advantages of Asian bilingualism in the…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Labor Market, Cultural Pluralism, Immigrants
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Babino, Alexandra – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
Using a mixed methods comparative case study, the researcher explored the dual language contexts at each school before examining the second- through fifth-grade Spanish and English reading biliteracy trajectories. While both campuses' students experienced positive trajectories toward biliteracy by the end of fifth grade, each campus was…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Mixed Methods Research
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Guerrero, Michael D.; Guerrero, Maria Consuelo – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
In this descriptive study the efforts of a faculty to prepare a cohort of pre-service bilingual education teachers to pass a newly adopted state certification test of academic Spanish are presented. The faculty's efforts were aimed at offsetting a low pass rate on this test, but unfortunately efforts fell short. To unpack this outcome, the authors…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Spanish, Preservice Teachers, Bilingual Education
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Proctor, C. Patrick; Harring, Jeffrey R.; Silverman, Rebecca D. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
This study explored effects of Spanish oral language skills (vocabulary and syntax) on the development of English oral language skills (vocabulary, morphology, semantics, syntax) and reading comprehension among 156 bilingual Latino children in second through fifth grade whose first language was Spanish and whose second language was English. Using…
Descriptors: Spanish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jiménez-Castellanos, Oscar Hugo; García, David – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
English Language Learners (ELLs) are one of the fastest-growing K-12 populations across the nation. Educating secondary ELLs poses a unique challenge to U.S. schools. For instance, ELLs tend to experience high rates of poverty and attend segregated, underfunded, and unsafe schools. With the "League of United Latin American Citizens vs.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, English Language Learners, Expenditure per Student, Low Achievement
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Song, Kwangok – Bilingual Research Journal, 2016
This study examined how a Korean family with temporary immigrant status in the United States employed ideological discourses on languages to make sense of their experiences. The parents initially accepted but later rejected ideologies on children's learning of English. English-as-a-legitimate-language ideology in the United States and…
Descriptors: Korean, Korean Americans, Immigrants, Family Environment
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Aquino-Sterling, Cristian R. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2016
Bilingual teacher education scholars continue to advocate for the improvement of Spanish language-related teacher preparation practices. However, the field is in need of research on how bilingual teacher educators across the U.S. are addressing this task in their work with future teachers. In responding to this call, I describe an approach and an…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Teacher Education, Spanish, Bilingual Teachers
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Granados, Nadia Regina – Bilingual Research Journal, 2015
Through a Communities of Practice Network Analysis, this research illustrates the ways in which dual language graduates participate in multiple, varied, and overlapping communities of practice across time. Findings highlight that the dual language school as a shared community of practice represents a critical and formative part of participants'…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Bilingualism, Literacy, Bilingual Education
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Athanases, Steven Z.; Banes, Leslie C.; Wong, Joanna W. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2015
Bilingual prospective teachers of color may possess experiences and knowledge particularly suitable for teaching linguistically diverse students but may need guidance and support to leverage such resources for teaching. In a class of 76 undergraduates, with a focus on bilingual students of color intending to teach, this study used self-reflexive…
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Carlo, María S.; Barr, Christopher D.; August, Diane; Calderón, Margarita; Artzi, Lauren – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This three-year longitudinal study investigated the role of language of instruction in moderating the relationships between initial levels of English oral language proficiency and Spanish reading comprehension and growth in English reading comprehension. The study followed Spanish-speaking English language learners in English-only literacy…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Spanish, Bilingual Education
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Murphy, Audrey Figueroa – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
The effects of "transitional-bilingual" and "dual-language" educational models on proficiency in students' home language (Spanish) were examined in a study of English language learners in the first and second grades in a large urban elementary school. In each grade, students were taught with either a transitional-bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language Proficiency, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Puzio, Kelly; Keyes, Christopher S.; Cole, Mikel W.; Jiménez, Robert T. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2013
Although a variety of research has investigated the use and benefits of home language in school settings, research on using translation to support school learning is scarce. With the goal of designing a differentiated and culturally relevant strategy that supports the reading of bilingual students, we worked with seventh-grade students in pull-out…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Language Usage, Native Language, Bilingualism
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