Very interesting article from a newspaper.
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A modest amount of Spanish
Sent the to Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, March 23, 2007
When teachers use a modest amount of Spanish (less than 20 percent) with Spanish speaking preschoolers,
children are better adjusted and learn just as much English (ï¿½Native speech key for preschoolers, study finds,ï¿½ March 22).
for more information visit the UNC Center for Child Development
Great website with articles in multiple languages dealing with language, Behavior and Learning.
Focus on what works briefs:
Sample topics of interest.
Understanding the Impact of Language Differences on Classroom Behavior (Spanish and English).
Enjoy they are free to download
This website presents two case studies of English Language Learners and their language proficiency development. I am fond of Sandra Fradd. She was one of my professors and a very influential figure in my professional life.