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Shimpi, Priya M.; Paik, Jae H.; Wanerman, Todd; Johnson, Rebecca; Li, Hui; Duh, Shinchieh – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2015
The current English-language research and educational program was driven by an initiative to create a more interactive, theme-based bilingual language education model for preschools in Chengdu, China. During a 2-week teacher education program centered at the Experimental Kindergarten of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Chengdu, China, a team of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries
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Lopez, Lisa M. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2012
The developmental progression hypothesis for phonological awareness states that children perform better on lower level tasks and has been addressed mainly in the literature with children beginning at age 5. In addition, there has been a limited amount of research done regarding the performance of dual-language learners younger than age 5 on…
Descriptors: Phonology, Language Acquisition, Phonological Awareness, Bilingualism
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Puig, Victoria I. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2012
This study was designed to gain insight into how early intervention (EI) services incorporate the cultural and linguistic resources of families and how EI professionals and families build partnerships with each other. Through observation and interview, the author looked deeply at the experiences of a small group of culturally and linguistically…
Descriptors: Expertise, Speech Communication, Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education
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Ro, Yeonsun Ellie; Cheatham, Gregory A. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2009
Through case study methodology, this study examined how a second-generation bilingual child developed his two languages and associated literacies, the role of the parents' and child's goals as well as the family's daily effort to attain those goals, and the influences of environmental, social, and cultural factors. Based on sociocultural…
Descriptors: Participant Observation, Oral Language, Attendance, Cultural Influences
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Ryan, Andrew M. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2007
Three meta-analytic studies have shown that bilingual education is an effective method for teaching students who are English language learners. However, there is limited evidence of the effectiveness of bilingual education in preschool. This study used multiple years of data from the Manchester (New Hampshire) Even Start program and relevant…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Bilingual Education, Second Language Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Davidson, Rosalind G.; And Others – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1986
Assesses the performance of bilingual children on two language tasks in both the children's languages in order to determine whether the profile of skills in the first language was replicated in the second language. (HOD)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Communicative Competence (Languages), Comparative Analysis, Definitions
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Quintero, Elizabeth; Huerta-Macias, Ana – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1995
Examined the relationship between literacy development and sociocultural aspects. Identified some cognitive processes in biliteracy acquisition through categorizing children's work according to Piaget's active learner categories that show learners constructing knowledge for different purposes. Results suggest that these cognitive processes are…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cognitive Development