Recommended resources for understanding non-negotiable components of dual language education, and the distinctions of dual language program model designs.
Thomas, W.P., & Collier, V. P. (2012). Dual Language Education for a Transformed World. Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico/Fuente Press.
Collier, V. P., & Thomas, W. P. (2009). Educating English Learners for a Transformed World. Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico/Fuente Press.
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) www.cal.org - The Center for Applied Linguistics is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of research-based information, tools, and resources related to language and culture.
Illinois Resource Center (IRC) www.thecenterweb.org - The IRC has provided assistance, since 1972, to teachers and administrators serving linguistically and culturally diverse students.
Dual Language on Demand is a dual language focused newsletter published by the Illinois Resource Center.
What is Dual Language Education? (257.44 kB)
Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations (CESDP)
Realizing the Vision of Two-Way Immersion
Elizabeth R. Howard and Julie Sugarman
Two-Way Immersion 101: Designing and Implementing a Two-Way Immersion Education Program at the Elementary Level
Donna Christian and Elizabeth R. Howard
Profiles in Two-Way Immersion Education
Donna Christian, Christopher L. Montone, Kathryn J. Lindholm, & Isolda Carranza
The Dual Language Program Planner: A Guide for Designing and Implementing Dual Language Programs
Elizabeth R. Howard, Natalie Olague, and David Rogers
The Astounding Effectiveness of Dual Language Education for All
Virginia P. Collier and Wayne P. Thomas, George Mason University
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) is one of the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI National Language Resource Centers, whose role it is to improve the nation's capacity to teach and learn foreign languages effectively.
See also Carla's Directories for Immersion Programs
Teaching English Language Learners, Claude Goldenberg, Summer 2008, American Educator, AFT
Dual Language Bibliography (33.5 kB)
Multilingualism and Creativity -- Towards an Evidence-base
ELL Assessment: One Size Does Not Fit All
State Level Technical Assistance Efforts (La Cosecha 2011) Michele Anberg-Espinosa
Exploring Cultural Proficiency (La Cosecha 2011) Greg Hansen
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