Proceedings of the Third National Research Symposium on Limited English Proficient Student Issues: Focus on Middle and High School Issues (Washington, DC, August 12-14, 1992).
Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
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Thirty papers address theory, policy making, and practice related to the education of limited English proficient (LEP) students at the secondary level. Topics include: (1) learning environments and student motivation; (2) initiatives on standards development and educational reform; (3) effective instruction; (4) synthesis of research on effective programs; (5) preparation of bilingual teachers; (6) family factors that support achievement; (7) testing oral language proficiency of bilingual teachers; (8) solving the shortage of bilingual teachers; (9) cultural awareness in bilingual education; (10) curriculum development; (11) integrated content instruction; (12) classroom processes in secondary bilingual settings; (13) English as a second language (ESL) math and science; (14) staff development for mainstream social studies teachers; (15) gaining access to the core curriculum; (16) science and math instruction; (17) improving math and science instruction through language activities; (18) long-term academic effects of elementary bilingual education; (19) language factors in mathematics teaching; (20) activity-based literacy program; (21) critical research issues in bilingual secondary education; (22) Chinese-American LEP students with learning disabilities; (23) dialect minority issues in special education; (24) evaluating bilingual special education programs; (25) effects of early reading instruction; (26) applying concepts of marginality to secondary ESL programs; (27) Title VII fellows open forum; (28) writing portfolios of second language learners; (29) instructional processes in multiple-language contexts; (30) effects of calculator use on mathematics achievement. Comments by a discussant follow each set of two papers. (cas)