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The power of two languages : literacy and biliteracy for Spanish-speaking students

Author: Josefina Villamil Tinajero; Alma Flor Ada
Publisher: New York ; Columbus : Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company, 1993. ©1993.
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Power of two languages.
New York : Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Pub. Co., ©1993
(OCoLC)681046760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josefina Villamil Tinajero; Alma Flor Ada
ISBN: 002178132X 9780021781324
OCLC Number: 30700570
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I: BILITERACY: A TRANSFORMATIVE PEDAGOGY: Empowerment through biliteracy / Jim Cummins --
Literacy instruction through Spanish : linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical considerations / Elly B. Pardo and Josefina Villamil Tinajero --
We speak in many tongues : language diversity and multicultural education / Sonia Nieto --
Becoming critical : rethinking literacy, language, and teaching / Catherine E. Walsh --
Making our whole-language bilingual classrooms liberatory / Mary S. Poplin --
PART II: DEVELOPING LITERACY: Listening to children's voices : opening the door through fairy tales / Barbara Dube Moreno --
Second language literacy and immigrant children : the inner world of the immigrant child / Cristina Igoa --
Cultural integration of children's literature / Elba Maldonado-Colón --
Contemporary trends in children's literature written in Spanish in Spain and Latin America / Alma Flor Ada --
Strategies for working with overage students / Carol Moran [and others] --
Innovative assessment in traditional settings / JoAnn Canales --
PART III: CREATING A CULTURE OF READING: Reading begins in the crib / Eleanor Thonis --
Teaching language and literacy in the context of family and community / Ana Huerta-Macías and Elizabeth Quintero --
Mother tongue literacy as a bridge between home and school cultures / Alma Flor Ada --
Helping students find their voice in nonfiction writing : team-teaching partnerships between distant classes / Dennis Sayers --
Balancing the tools of technology with our own humanity : the use of technology in building partnerships and communities / Kristin Brown --
PART IV: PROMOTING BILITERACY: The principal's role in promoting bilingual literacy / María Luisa González, Cynthia Risner-Schiller, and Elba-María Stell --
Effective transitioning strategies : are we asking the right questions? / Lilia I. Bartolomé --
Promoting biliteracy : issues in promoting English literacy in students acquiring English / Kathy Escamilla --
Biliteracy from the students' point of view / Toni Griego Jones --
Cooperative learning strategies : bilingual classroom applications / Josefina Villamil Tinajero, Margarita E. Calderón, and Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz --
Enhancing the skills of emergent writers acquiring English / Josefina Villamil Tinajero and Ana Huerta-Marcías --
Content area instruction for students acquiring English / Carrol Moran --
Developing biliteracy in a two-way immersion program / Jennifer Martínez and Julie A. Moore-O'Brien --
Supporting and encouraging diversity : literacy learning for all / Diane Lapp, James Flood, and Nancy Farnan.
Responsibility: Josefina Villamil Tinajero and Alma Flor Ada, editors.
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