Unformatted text preview: E) Bilingual Education: A Contentious Issue (I think this slide had those circle drawings she was talking about today) F) Understanding “English Immersion” and “Bilingualism” in Education a. Shared goals i. Students learning English ii. Students receiving a good education b. different philosophies i. Fast transition into “English-only” ii. Native language as tool and resource G) Impacts on Education a. No obvious difference reported i. Five-year study on Prop. 227 ii. 2008 study (Civil Rights Project at UCLA) b. New study indicated English immersion has slight effect H) Family Factors and Implementation are Important a. Parental involvement b. Teachers having higher standards c. Strong management of schools...
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- Spring '10
- Chemistry, Minority group, Multilingualism, English immersion, Linguistic Incorporation