publication . Article . 1996

Learning Science and English: How School Reform Advances Scientific Learning for Limited English Proficient Middle School Students

Minicucci, Catherine;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1996
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This article presents findings from the School Reform and Student Diversity Study, a 4-year project to locate and analyze schools offering exemplary science and mathematics programs to middle school students with limited proficiency in English. In contrast to the vast majority of schools, the four schools described in this article give these students access to stimulating science and mathematics curricula by instructing them either in the students' primary language or in English using sheltered techniques. These schools have overcome the usual barriers to including students with limited English proficiency (LEP) in grade level science and mathematics courses, pa...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Administrative Organization; Case Studies; Change Strategies; Educational Change; English (Second Language); Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High schools; Limited English Speaking; mathematics Education; Middle schools; Organizaitonal Change; Program Design; Science Education; Teacher Suply and Demand; Transitional Programs
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