Educating English Learners:
Language Diversity in the Classroom
By James Crawford
5th ed., Bilingual Educational Services, 2004; 442pp + CD-ROM
Table of Contents
Detailed Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Bilingualism, American-Style
Chapter 2. Options for English Learners
Chapter 3. Language Policies in the U.S.A.
Chapter 4. A Forgotten Legacy
Chapter 5. The Evolution of Federal Policy
Chapter 6. English Only or English Plus?
Chapter 7. The Effectiveness Question
Chapter 8. Basic Research on Language Acquisition
Chapter 9. Considering Program Alternatives
Chapter 10. The Case Studies Project
Chapter 11. Indian Language Education
Chapter 12. Two-Way Bilingualism
Chapter 13. Disaster at the Polls
Chapter 14. No Child Left Untested
Chapter 15. Advocating for English Learners
Sources and Suggested Reading
Online Resource Guide 5.1 (CD-ROM)
Designed to stimulate student projects and independent study, the Online Resource Guide features both primary source materials and current articles about the theory and practice of bilingual education. The latest version includes legislation, court decisions, Congressional hearings, Census publications, historical documents, ERIC digests, and NCELA reports, along with Internet links to key research studies, online journals, resource centers, state and federal agencies, professional organizations, and a wealth of related information.
"A fascinating glimpse into this complex policy issue [by] one of the most seasoned and astute observers of the politics of bilingual education. ... I plan to keep a copy to lend to anyone I run across who is possessed by the many myths about bilingualism and language policy in the U.S."
– Kenji Hakuta, Stanford University, American School Board Journal
– G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie-Mellon University, NABE Journal
– Jim Cummins, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
Empowering Minority Students
– Joshua A. Fishman, International Journal of the Sociology of Language
– Carlos Ovando, Indiana University, Harvard Educational Review
– Jim Goss, Texas Tech University, TABE News