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At the beginning of the twenty-first century, proficiency in only one language is not enough for economic, societal, and educational success. The third approach was late-exit transitional bilingual education, where students received 40 percent of their instruction in the primary language and would continue to do so through sixth grade, regardless of whether they were reclassified as fluent-English-proficient.
If you are arguing against Prop 58, then I think you missed the point: We Californians, in our bias against Mexicans, put an end to dual-immersion bilingual classrooms in 1998, though research had repeatedly demonstrated it’s the most effective way to teach English to newcomers and help them achieve proficiency.
While students in bilingual education programs maintain their academic progress by receiving content-matter instruction in their native language, they may initially lag behind students in all-English programs on measures of English language proficiency.
The Bilingual Education Act was terminated in 2001 by …Read More
The Program provides students with the opportunity to pursue the certificate in bilingual Pupil Personnel Services. Coursework explores the academic, social, and political issues surrounding the education of children for whom English is a new language or who are growing up in bilingual environments. Bilingual education is supported by educational research on the education of limited English proficient students.
Practicum activities include observing and teaching in a bilingual or dual language classroom. In California – which has the nation’s highest rate of students who speak a non-English language at home – fewer than 5 percent of public schools now offer multilingual programs.
In order to teach bilingual or dual immersion classes, teachers are expected to be proficient in both English and the non-English language they will be teaching, as well as have a bilingual authorization or credential. The Dual Language/Bilingual program prepares teachers to work with a wide range of …Read More
Since its establishment in 1972, The Office of Bilingual Education ( OBE ) has pursued a programmatic training, research, development, and dissemination agenda focused on improving the quality of educational services provided English Language Learners. A source of information and teaching/learning activities relating to bilingual and ESL education. Bilingual and Dual Language programs promote bilingualism and biliteracy, grade-level academic achievement and cross-cultural competence in all students. Teach in inclusive and self-contained special education classrooms as the bilingual general education teacher.
After completing the course sequence, Bank Street will recommend you for the Bilingual Extension to your current New York State classroom certification. If an applicant lacks Texas certification but has taught in another state, another country, a charter school, a private school, or a community college, conditional admission may be considered.
You can pursue bilingual education courses online, completing your course work when it’s convenient for you. It is estimated …Read More