Pro's and Con's of Bilingual Education Research Paper by hicaliber

Pro's and Con's of Bilingual Education
This paper examines various opinions and research on bilingual education in the United States.
# 93384 | 2,458 words | 15 sources | APA | 2007 | US

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This paper investigates bilingual educational, and evidence that both supports and undermines specific didactic methods. Problems with bilingual education are also be addressed. Special attention is paid to bilingual immersion as a language acquisition tool, and is compared with other bilingual education methods. Additionally, the discussion addresses key issues regarding the failures and problems in bilingual education in the state of California.

Methods in Bilingual Education
Problems and Failures in Bilingual Education

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Barrera, M. (2006, March/April). Roles of definitional and assessment models in the identification of new or second language learners of English for special education. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39(2), pp. 142-156.
  • Cummins, J., & Swain, M. (1986). Bilingualism in education: Aspects of theory, research, and practice. London: Longman.
  • Esch, C. E., Chang-Ross, C. M., Guha, R., Tiffany-Morales, J., & Shields, P. M. (2004). California's teaching force 2004: Key issues and trends. Santa Cruz, CA: The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning.
  • Greene, J. (1998). A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of bilingual education. Claremont, CA: Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.
  • Hadi-Tabassum, S. (2004, December). The balancing act of bilingual immersion. Educational Leadership, 62(4), pp. 50-55.

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