"A must read for parents and teachers who value bilingualism, biculturalism, and positive identity construction for their children. Highly recommended." - Choice
"Refreshing and inspiring ... If you are interested in learning how educators and parents can promote language acquisition, creating inventors who think creatively and (gasp!) even achieve excellent results on academic tests, this is the book for you." - Creative Educator
"The beauty of Diary of a Bilingual School
is that anyone can read this book and gain something from it. Parents of bilingual children will learn how to help their children's education thrive. Bilingual educators and administrators will gain insights on how to create the best bilingual classroom experience possible." - Multilingual Living
About the Author
Sharon Adelman Reyes, Ph.D., has worked in education for more than thirty years as a teacher, principal, school district administrator, curriculum specialist, researcher, and university professor with extensive experience in bilingual and ESL classrooms. She is coauthor of Teaching in Two Languages: A Guide for K-12 Bilingual Educators
and Constructivist Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners.
Today she serves as program director of DiversityLearningK12.
James Crawford, former Washington editor of Education Week,
is an independent writer and advocate on issues affecting English language learners and founder of the Institute for Language and Education Policy. Previously, he served as executive director of the National Association for Bilingual Education. The author of seven other books, including Educating English Learners
(5th edition), Language Loyalties, Hold Your Tongue,
and At War with Diversity,
he is currently president of DiversityLearningK12.