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Bilingual instruction of immigrant children

Horst Löfgren

Bilingual instruction of immigrant children

a theoretical overview and results from empirical research

by Horst Löfgren

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Published by Dept. of Educational and Psychological Research, School of Education, Lund University in Malmö, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Bilingual -- Sweden.,
    • Children of immigrants -- Education -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 39-42.

      StatementHorst Löfgren.
      SeriesDidakometry,, no. 70
      ContributionsLärarhögskolan i Malmö. Pedagogisk-psykologiska institutionen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB5 .D5 no. 70, LC3736.S9 .D5 no. 70
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 leaves :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2451611M
      LC Control Number87151702

      This website includes children’s book lists of children’s books on a variety of themes, compiled by culture and culturally responsive including multicultural children’s books and themes. Recommended age level is listed under Spanish-English Bilingual books. Books are the specifics for each book. It also includes organized by grade Size: 3MB. Demographic significance of child immigration. America is currently experiencing the largest wave of child immigration in its history. Children of immigrants constitute the largest minority and the fastest growing segment of the U.S. child populat One out of seven children was from an immigrant family in , more than one out of five children has such a Cited by:

      Bilingual education, a preferred strategy for the last 20 years, aims to teach academic subjects to immigrant children in their native languages (most often Spanish), while slowly and simultaneously adding English instruction.(1) In theory, the children don't fall behind in other subjects while they are learning English.   Featuring the voices and artwork of many immigrant children, this text portrays the immigrant experience of uprooting, culture shock, and adjustment to a new world, and then describes cultural, academic, and psychological interventions that facilitate learning as immigrant students make the transition to a new language and by:

        True American (Hardcover) Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children. By Rosemary C. Salomone. Harvard University Press, , pp. Publication Date: Ma Most bilingual education programs are dual language programs, where students whose families are English speaking are enrolled in equal proportion in a school with language minority L2 learners of English for the purpose of becoming bilingual and bicultural. Although teachers may use either the home language or the target L2 language exclusively.


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