Daily Archives: January 11, 2017
The Office of Bilingual Education Programs is charged with the identification and assessment of language dominance and proficiency of all new students entering the Meriden Public Schools whose first language is not English. In grade 1, the deficits for bilingual education students were over one-third of a standard deviation and statistically significant. Consequently, the term bilingual education includes the concept of bicultural education (Ovando and Collier 1985). We also have learned that the students who participate in a good bilingual program perform better in English.
National Language Profile of the Mexican Origin Population in the United States.” In Mexican in Comparative Perspective, edited by W. Connor. This course, taught in Spanish, examines different theories, approaches, and current practices of literacy development and their implications for biliteracy instruction for Spanish‐ speaking bilingual students.
With special strength in the past ten years bilingual education has worked at most elementary schools. Knowing how …Read More