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Title: Guia para padres y maestron de ninos bilingues
Written By: Alma Flor Ada
Colin F. Baker
Series Title: Parents & Teachers Guides
Description:

Esta introducción al bilingüismo ofrece respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes sobre la crianza y educación de niños bilingües. Ambos autores parten de sus conocimientos académicos y sus amplias experiencias en el campo para ofrecer respuestas que toman en consideración los distintos tipos de familias bilingües y de realidades sociales
A practical introduction to bilingualism answering the questions most frequently asked by parents and teachers on raising and educating bilingual children. Both authors draw on their academic expertise and ample field experience to provide straightforward answers, which contemplate multiple types of bilingual families and diverse societal conditions.
Índice
Sección A: Preguntas sobre la familia
Sección B: Preguntas sobre el desarrollo del lenguaje
Sección C: Preguntas sobre problemas
Sección D: Preguntas sobre la lectura y la escritura
Sección E: Preguntas sobre pedagogía
Sección F: Preguntas finales
Epílogo/ Glosario/ Índice

Alma Flor Ada es Profesora de Pedagogía en la Universidad de San Francisco. Ha educado cuatro hijos bilingües (español/inglés) y ha diseñado programas para la interacción entre el hogar y la escuela a través de los Estados Unidos. La Dra. Ada es una conferenciante internacional sobre temas de bilingüismo y pedagogía. Entre sus muchos libros, que han recibido valiosos premios, se encuentra la colección de lengua, arte y cultura hispánicas Puertas al sol (1999).

Alma Flor Ada is Professor of Education at the University of San Francisco. She has raised four bilingual (Spanish/English) children and has developed numerous programs for home-school interaction throughout the United States. She lectures internationally on issues of bilingualism. Among her multiple award-winning publications is the collection “Gateways to the Sun” (1999) on Hispanic language, culture, and art.

Colin Baker es Profesor de Pedagogía de la Universidad de Gales y miembro de la Asociación Británica de Psicología. El Dr. Baker ha sido reconocido mundialmente como experto en el tema del bilingüismo. Tiene tres hijos bilingües (galés/inglés). Entre sus muchas publicaciones se encuentran Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism (1993, 1996) y Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education (1998).

Colin Baker is Professor of Education at the University of Wales and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. An internationally recognized authority in the area of bilingualism, he has three bilingual (Welsh/English) children. His many publications include “Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism “(1993, 1996) and the “Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education” (1998).

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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