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Valdez, Verónica E. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
Grounded in new language policy studies (McCarty, Collins, & Hopson, 2011), this qualitative study examines two bilingual Latina preschool teachers' language views, experiences, skills, and goals in a Texas/Mexico border community to determine how these factors mediate their choice to use Spanish/English in their instructional practices with…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Educational Experience, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ciechanowski, Kathryn M. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This research explores third-grade science and language instruction for emergent bilinguals designed through a framework of planning, lessons, and assessment in an interconnected model including content, linguistic features, and functions. Participants were a team of language specialist, classroom teacher, and researcher who designed…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Science Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Pretests Posttests
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Anderson, Alida; Loughlin, Sandra M. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
Teacher and student academic discourse was examined in an urban arts-integrated school to better understand facilitation of students' English language learning. Participants' discourse was compared across English language arts (ELA) lessons with and without classroom drama in a third-grade classroom of English learning (EL) students (N = 18) with…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, Academic Discourse, Speech Acts
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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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Jiang, Yih-Lin Belinda; García, Georgia Earnest; Willis, Arlette Ingram – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This study investigated code-mixing practices, specifically the use of L2 (English) in an L1 (Chinese) class in a U.S. bilingual program. Our findings indicate that the code-mixing practices made and prompted by the teacher served five pedagogical functions: (a) to enhance students' bilingualism and bilingual learning, (b) to review and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods, Code Switching (Language), Bilingualism
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Okhremtchouk, Irina S. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This article presents an exploratory case study of site-level classification practices for language-minority students. The study examines individual classification data of 439 language-minority student cases from one California urban school district and two of its schools. The review process involved a thorough examination of data integrity,…
Descriptors: Classification, Case Studies, Language Minorities, Management Systems
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Colomer, Soria Elizabeth – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
Based on a qualitative study documenting how Spanish teachers bear an especially heavy burden as unofficial translators, interpreters, and school representatives, this article documents how some Latina high school Spanish teachers struggle to form social networks with Latino students in new Latino school communities. Employing social frameworks,…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Secondary School Teachers, Spanish
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Mangual Figueroa, Ariana; Baquedano-López, Patricia; Leyva-Cutler, Beatriz – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This article examines the culminating activity--"la cosecha" or the harvest--in a yearlong project in which teachers at a bilingual afterschool program and staff from a citywide environmental advocacy group taught students to plant, harvest, and sell produce grown at the school site. The authors show how students are socialized to become…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, After School Programs, Social Justice, School Community Relationship
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Tong, Virginia M. – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
The acculturation of Chinese immigrant high school students was examined as it relates to students' level of interaction with teachers and peers and participation in American school activities. Findings from a regression analysis revealed five variables (sociocultural adaptation strategies) that facilitate students' adjustment process:…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Chinese Americans, High School Students, School Activities
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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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Sparrow, Wendy; Butvilofsky, Sandra; Escamilla, Kathy; Hopewell, Susan; Tolento, Teresa – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This longitudinal study examines the biliteracy results of Spanish-English emerging bilingual students who participated in a K-5 paired literacy model in a large school district in Oregon. Spanish and English reading and writing data show longitudinal gains in students' biliterate development, demonstrating the potential of the model in developing…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Bilingualism, School Districts, English (Second Language)
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Velasco, Patricia; García, Ofelia – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This article makes the case for using translanguaging in developing the academic writing of bilinguals. It reviews the emerging literature on learning and teaching theories of translanguaging and presents theoretical understandings of biliteracy development and specifically on the teaching of writing to bilingual learners. The article analyzes…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Academic Discourse, Writing Instruction
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Howard, Elizabeth R.; Páez, Mariela M.; August, Diane L.; Barr, Christopher D.; Kenyon, Dorry; Malabonga, Valerie – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This study explores the role that socioeconomic status (SES), home and school language and literacy practices, and oral vocabulary play in the development of English reading skills in Latino English language learners (ELLs) and how these factors contribute differentially to English reading outcomes for children of different ages and in different…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Family Environment, Socioeconomic Status, Literacy
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Feinauer, Erika; Whiting, Erin Feinauer – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
This study looks at how parents in one Spanish-English two-way immersion (TWI) charter school report their participation in various home language and literacy practices. Parent groups, based on a cluster analysis, highlight the heterogeneity of Latino parents at the school while acknowledging the commonalities as well. Four parent groups emerged…
Descriptors: Spanish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Family Relationship
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Esquinca, Alberto; Araujo, Blanca; de la Piedra, María Teresa – Bilingual Research Journal, 2014
The article analyzes meaning-making practices in a two-way dual-language (TWDL) program on the U.S.-Mexico border among "transfronterizo" and Mexican-origin youth. In the article, we show that emergent bilingual learners and their teacher participate in activities that mediate understanding of science content knowledge. We show how the…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning, Bilingual Education Programs
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