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Becoming Bilingual


Price: $19.95
Order Number: 884.0007
Format : DVD

Every year, schools all across the country welcome larger numbers of students who don't speak English.

"Becoming Bilingual" highlights the challenges faced by teachers responsible for teaching these children to read. Hosted by acclaimed actress Rita Moreno, the program visits schools in Chicago, Illinois; El Paso, Texas; Arlington, Virginia; Woodburn, Oregon; Washington, D.C.; and Long Beach, California to find out what it takes to teach six-year-olds fluent in Spanish or Russian or Hmong how to read in English.

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, and c) campus or building closed circuit.

Ideal for grades: In-service
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed-Captioned
Producer: WETA

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