The Bilingual Education Debate

Head Start students Joseluis Salas, left, and Jesus Gonzalez listen to a lesson during a Sobrato Early Academic Language, or SEAL, class in El Monte in October 2015. For those who are unfamiliar with the CLIL concept, two introductory readings on the topic can be found on the British Council website by Professor Steve Darn ( Content Language Integrated Learning & CLIL a Lesson Framework ). Both articles give thorough insight of the rationale and principles behind CLIL without a high level of jargon and also give ideas on how to implement CLIL in a classroom.bilingual education

Opponents of bilingual education are sometimes accused of racism and xenophobia This is especially so in the case of such groups as English First , which is a conservative organization that promotes the stance that English should be the official language of the United States.

In the same year, however, Proposition 187 was introduced by Republican Dick Mountjoy under the Save Our State Initiative.” This proposition which prohibited the illegal immigrants from using social services, health care and public education in the US State of California, was submitted to the people for approval.

In the Victorian government school system, one special school and eleven primary schools currently offer designated bilingual programs which provide students with the opportunity to learn curriculum content in and through both English and another language.bilingual education

Spanish Literacy Institute: Each two-day Spanish Literacy institute is designed to provide participants with effective methodologies for teaching academic language and literacy in Spanish to students in a wide variety of K-8 educational setting where Spanish is the language of instruction.bilingual education