Daily Archives: July 7, 2018
The childhood education program is distinguished by exceptionally strong field experiences and a carefully coordinated sequence of courses progressing from foundations and teaching methods to the development of a professional portfolio. This includes preparing you for classroom-based assessments and instruction methods such as linguistics and multicultural education for bilingual learners. Truly bilingual education”—which aims to help students become, and stay, fluent in multiple languages—was too often perceived as a luxury only privileged native English speakers could afford.
Parents who wanted bilingual classes for their kids beyond that had to sign a waiver each year. Furthermore, by sixth grade, the late-exit transitional bilingual education students were the only group catching up academically, in all content areas, to their English-speaking peers; the other two groups were falling further behind.
Young children being raised bilingual have to follow social cues to figure out which language to use with which person and in what …Read More