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Education - Readers and Reading
Doucette Library resources for teaching K-12 students focused on research and strategies about reading
Examines the research on beginning reading instruction for English language teachers and the effects of bilingual education on the reading performance of English language learners; Program for effective reading; Argument raised by advocates of bilingual education
Examines the common misconceptions on the effective instruction of English as a second language (ESL) in the U.S. Role of language exposure and interaction in English-language learning; Universality of the second language education method; Propriety of applying the teaching method for native English speakers to second-language learners; Regard of ESL as a menu of pedagogical learning tools.
Discusses the question of reading instruction for young second-language learners. After reviewing the literature on bilingual reading for young children, she explores key instructional focuses that help young second-language readers to achieve proficiency in both of their languages and offers guidelines designed to enhance reading instruction for young second-language learners.