• Reflective Evaluation
    English language learners have been the talk for many years. They are coming to America each and every day. Most of them speak different languages as Spanish, French, and some already speak English. It has been debated and voted on in five voter driven states. The states are Arizona, California, Colorado...
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  • English-Only Debate
    English-Only Debate Paper Tonya M. Exum Grand Canyon University: ESL 523N February 6, 2011 Abstract English language learners are a very diverse and intricate group of children, with various gifts, educational desires, backgrounds, languages, and goals. They are the fastest growing sector...
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  • It's All About the Law - English Language Learners
    It’s All About the LawEnglish Language Learners Jennifer L Givens Grand Canyon University: ESL-523N May 22, 2013 It’s All About the LawEnglish Language Learners Are English language learners a new population? Researchers would like us to believe so but the reality is that they are actually...
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  • English Language Learner
    Some reports portray English language learners as a new and homogenous population. Actually ELLs are a highly heterogeneous and complex group of students, with diverse gifts, educational needs, backgrounds, languages, and goals. An English language learner is an individual that is of another culture...
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  • Language Policy Essay
    LANGUAGE LEGISLATION: VOTER DRIVEN INITIATIVES Kelly M. Jefferson Grand Canyon University: SPE 523 July 23, 2012 The issue of language policy and the education of English language learners (ELLs) in this country has been hotly debated and widely contested...
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  • Voter Initiatives Affecting Ell
    State Voter Initiatives Affecting the Education of English Language Learners Jennifer Milam Grand Canyon University: ESL-523N January 30, 2013 State Voter Initiatives Affecting the Education of English Language Learners It is no secret that the debate over what is the best course of action to...
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  • Significant Legislation
    the needs of learners. The law mandates schools to annually assess children using standardized test that aligned with the states common core standards. The federal mandate holds schools accountable for student’s progress of meeting specific benchmarks. Schools must provide parents and state with an Adequate...
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  • It's All About the Law
    It’s All About the Law “Using state ballot initiatives to regulate the education of language-minority students is like using a sledgehammer to repair a wristwatch” (Mora, 2009, pg. 14). Issues of language use and instruction are a past, present, and future hotbed of debate. It seems that teachers...
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  • Bilingual Education Under the Microscope: Researching What Works and What Doesn't
    child's academic success. It is a hot potato, which state and federal governments toss at each other in hope of avoiding political fallout. It is bilingual education, an issue that will not go away and cannot be easily settled, despite initiatives at the ballot box in California and Arizona and new...
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  • In praises of the F word
    “Forbidden Language: A Brief History of U.S. Language Policy” By Patricia Gándara, et al. From Forbidden Language. Ed. Patricia Gándara and Megan Hopkins. New York: Teachers College, 2010 1 In reality, the United States has no official language policy. It only has laws that provide non-English speaking...
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  • Biligual Education
    For the past thirty years in the State of California, bilingual education has been undertaken by all the public schools of the state. Under such system, children of non-American ethnic have had a special treatment in their early academic career. Children of minority groups have been thought various subjects...
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  • Research Paper on California Public Education
    The California State Public Education System: Can it live up to current demands? "All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth." -Aristotle- It has been said many times that children are our future. That...
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  • Dreams of Achievement: a Critical Metaphor Analysis of the American Dream
    Dreams of (Under)Achievement: A Critical Metaphor Analysis of the American Dream and the Formation of Language Policy in Arizona Eric Johnson Arizona State University In this era of heightened xenophobia, it is important to look beyond the daily avalanche of negative media and consider why there...
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  • English Only in School System of American
    that are English learners has grown to almost have the student body in some school systems. This has created a problem for cities and states to teach the students English and to do so quickly. The states are requiring schools to follow initiatives and laws that are put in place for English learners. The...
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  • International Humanitarian Law
    International humanitarian law International humanitarian law (IHL), or the law of armed conflict, is the law that regulates the conduct of armed conflicts (jus in bello). It is that branch of international law which seeks to limit the effects of armed conflict by protecting persons who are not or no...
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  • Professional Article Review
    is a rapidly growing issue for educators all across the United States and dates back farther than many might assume. The impact of bilingual education quite possibly dates back to the early settlers in North America in 1664. It was said that at least eighteen different languages were spoken during the...
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  • Latino Cultural Awareness
    among Latinos and heightened their concerns about discrimination against members of their ethnic group including those who were born in the United States or who immigrated legally. In the wake of the recent illegal immigration brouhaha, Latinos feel more discriminated against as well as politically empowered...
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  • mr. jnx107
    subject matter of Political Science. The text book for the 12th Standard will deal with the aspects like the structure, organisation and functions of state institutions including their objectives, usefulness and the benefits that accrued to the public.Eg.government, courts.local bodies, political parties...
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  • Unit 11
    Unit11 Should English Be the Law Robert D. King Pre-reading Material 1. The Development of Modern English In the early part of the Modern English period the vocabulary was enlarged by the widespread use of one part of speech for another and by increased borrowings from...
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  • Users’ Perspectives on Access to Learning Materials in Southern Africa
    interviewing 12 learners about their experiences in accessing learning materials in urban areas currently, and some in rural areas as children. The second part is a comparative study of prices of four internationally used textbooks – two books that have a particular interest to South Africans and five locally...
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