Ch. 4 – ESL vs. Bilingual Approaches

Throughout my travels, I have encountered several commonly believed philosophies presented in media, books, people, and other resources regarding learning a second language. I seem to recall a sink or swim attitude toward language acquisition presented to me quite a few times as I was growing up. How many of the learners from that era were sinking? Chapter 4 acknowledges … [Read more...]

School Improvement Plan

OVERVIEW In a sense a school is a business. Any life activity that has complex activities to meet a goal might be called a business even though that word gets some negative connotation at times. If you prefer the analogy of a machine then it works just as well. Schools must have purpose, run smoothly, and get their job done. At the forefront of this is having some … [Read more...]