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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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Wang, Peishi; Woolf, Sara B. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2015
Teachers represent the largest school impact on student learning, yet the national professional teacher workforce has been described as inadequately prepared to meet the academic, linguistic, social, and other educational needs of the majority of the nation's public school student population. Moreover, youngsters from diverse linguistic, cultural,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Special Education, Cultural Differences, Disproportionate Representation
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Brown, Julie Esparza; Ault, Phyllis Campbell – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2015
Identifying which K-12 English Learners (ELs) should receive special education services has historically been challenging and fraught with error. Educators are commonly puzzled as to whether an EL student's academic difficulties are the result of insufficient academic English language, inappropriate instruction, or an intrinsic learning…
Descriptors: Case Studies, School Districts, English Language Learners, Learning Disabilities
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Ijalba, Elizabeth – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2015
In this study the LEARN process-model of cultural competence was applied with three Hispanic immigrant mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Two main arguments were investigated:. (a) The influence of cultural beliefs on mothers' engagement in their children's education at home, and (b) The inclusion of mothers' cultural beliefs…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Hispanic Americans, Parent Attitudes, Disabilities
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Parra, Elena B.; Evans, Carol A.; Fletcher, Todd; Combs, Mary C. – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2014
To date, most studies about English language learners (ELLs) in Structured English Immersion (SEI) classrooms in the state of Arizona have focused on ELLs' lack of English acquisition in one year, a time frame expected by Arizona policymakers, as well as their lagging academic progress. While these studies almost uniformly have surfaced…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Outcomes of Education, Immersion Programs, Elementary School Students
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Carrasquillo, Angela; Rodríguez, Diane; Kaplan, Laura – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2014
This article is a summary of a longer report, completed under the direction of the Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society and the doctoral program in Urban Education at the Graduate Center in the City University of New York (CUNY) with funding provided by the New York State Initiative on Emergent Bilinguals (NYSIEB). It…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Educational Policy, Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Differences
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Tazi, Zoila – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2014
School readiness has captured our attention. Across the country, policymakers, politicians, advocates, educators, and community members are forging alliances to increase children's access to the kinds of early childhood experiences that will best prepare them for success in school. At the same time, census figures indicate that the child…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, School Readiness, Language of Instruction, Hispanic American Students
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Field, Rebecca Freeman – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2011
This paper situates the contemporary debate about education and accountability for English language learners/bilingual learners within a sociocultural context and suggests ways that dual language educators and researchers can help move this debate forward. I begin with a brief review of competing discourses about bilingualism and education for…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Bilingual Teachers, Accountability, English Language Learners
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Lemberger, Nancy; Reyes-Carrasquillo, Angela – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2011
This descriptive exploratory study looked at the certification process, test-taking experiences, and instructional practices of a group of graduate bilingual education (BE) and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teachers to understand why some had problems passing teacher certification tests after completing their degrees. The study surveyed 63 BE…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Bilingual Education, Language Teachers, Teacher Certification
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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)