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Bracco, Carola Otero; Eisenberg, Judie – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2017
The authors of this article describe Neighbors Link, a multi-service community and worker center in suburban Westchester County, NY. This organization created "Parent-Child Together" in the belief that supporting immigrant parents' integration and social inclusion, in activities that also engage long-term community residents, would…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Child Relationship, Bilingualism, Community Centers
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Brillante, Pamela; Nemeth, Karen N. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2017
Challenging behaviors in young children can result from a variety of factors that may interact to make it difficult for teachers to find effective instructional solutions. The authors of this article provide an overview of research that focuses on understanding challenging behavior in young children. It describes a research-based model, the…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Bilingual Students, Disabilities, Behavior Problems
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Morell, Zoila, Ed. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2017
In June of 2015, as New York City expanded Universal Pre-K (UPK) to reach nearly all available four-year-olds, the "New York State Association for Bilingual Education" (NYSABE) and the "NYS/NYC Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network" (NYS/NYC RBE-RN) of Fordham University collaborated to hold a Roundtable event bringing…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Bilingual Students, Multilingualism
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Hatheway, Bethany; Shea, Deborah; Winslow, Monica – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2015
This article proposes combining dual language programs with integrated collaborative teaching classrooms since both English language learners and special education students use many of the same teaching strategies and because there is a growing culturally and linguistically diverse population and shortage of bilingual special educators. Literature…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Bilingual Education Programs, English Language Learners, Special Education
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Schwarzer, David; Acosta, Christian – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2014
The purpose of this article is to re-conceptualize the role of the monolingual teacher in mainstream K-12 classrooms in the United States who work with students who are mostly multilingual and transnational. The proposed role for monolingual teachers is to incorporate at least some of the resources available in students' native languages, even if…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Multilingualism, Monolingualism, Second Language Learning
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Rodríguez, Diane; Canter, Lora Lee Smith; Voytecki, Karen; Floyd, Kimberly – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2013
This article seeks to improve transition services for Emergent Bilinguals (EBs) with disabilities in secondary education. The authors provide recommendations to school administrators and educators on how to design a promising "transitional context" within classrooms and schools for EBs with disabilities. This article considers…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Disabilities, Secondary School Students, Transitional Programs
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Maysonet, Dianne – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2010
This narrative describes my learning process in becoming a teacher-researcher as I worked with an ELL, Jayla, who experienced a transient lifestyle. As a member of a teacher-inquiry group, the Bilingual Teacher-Research Forum I collaborated with other bilingual and ESL teachers from schools in a large city in the northeastern part of the United…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)