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Two-way and monolingual English immersion in preschool education: An experimental comparison.


December 15, 2017 English Language Learners

By Barnett, W. S., Yarosz, D. J., Thomas, J., & Blanco, D. (2007). An experimental study was conducted comparing the effects of dual language, or two-way immersion (TWI) and monolingual English immersion (EI) preschool education programs on children’s learning. Three-and four-year old children were randomly assigned by lottery to either a newly established TWI Spanish/English program…

Promoting Language and Literacy in Young Dual Language Learners


February 1, 2011 English Language LearnersQuality and Curriculum

Dina C. Castro, Mariela M. Páez, David K. Dickinson, and Ellen Frede examine practices for effective language and literacy instruction involving young English language learners (ELLs) and provide policy and research recommendations in this article published in Child Development.

Who Are These Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students?


December 1, 2006 English Language LearnersFederal
Eugene E. Garcia and Delis Cuellar

Arizona State University professor Eugene E. Garcia and colleague Delis Cuellar answer this question in an article in the online journal Teachers College Record.