Educating All Our Students: Improving Education for Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds [Final Report of the National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Volume I. University of Cal

Barry McLaughlin, Beverly McLeod

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This paper discusses the educational difficulties faced by students from linguistic and culturally diverse backgrounds and successful educational strategies that have been used by exemplary schools to meet the needs of these students. It explores how culture and cognition are linked, cultural influences in the teaching-learning process, two-way bilingual programs, new approaches to learning science that stress the social construction process, mathematics instruction that involves a problem-solving approach to real-life questions, cooperative learning, and innovative uses of time. 

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Barry McLaughlin, Beverly McLeod. Educating All Our Students: Improving Education for Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds [Final Report of the National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning, Volume I. University of Cal (1996). NCELA [National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition]: Washington, DC. (15 pages).

Sponsoring Agency: National Center for Research on Cultural Diversity and Second Language Learning

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NCELA [National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition]
George Washington University
Center for the Study of Language and Education
Washington, DC
20037

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