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Diary of a Bilingual School: How a Constructivist Curriculum, a Multicultural Perspective, and a Commitment to Dual Immersion Education Combined to ... in Spanish and English-Speaking Children Paperback – December 6, 2011
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"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
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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.
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A recipe for success based on research and real world application! Adelman Reyes and Crawford demonstrate how theory supports learning by connecting them through vignettes of a... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Beth Alsen
I just read this book for a class. It does have a lot of good information but is slightly outdated.Published on November 17, 2013 by T. F. Aranzamendi
Although it's impossible for me to implement this kind of a system in my corner of the world, I found the book inspirational and provided ideas I can use. Read morePublished on April 16, 2013 by ewilc773