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En español Alarcón, Francisco X. (1997). El español para hispanohablantes: la cultura, ¿cómo se come? o quítale las hojas al tamal. In La enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes: Praxis y teoría, pp. 233-256. María Cecilia Colombi and Francisco X. Alarcón, eds. Hougthon Mifflin Company.

En inglés Roca, Ana (2000). Heritage Learners of Spanish. Chapter 5 in Teaching Spanish with the Five Cs: A Blueprint for Success (AATSP Professional Development Series Handbook for Teachers K-16). Volume II, pp. 91-106. Gail Guntermann, Ed. Fort Worth, Texas: Harcourt College Publishers. (Click here to see article in PDF format).

En inglés Scalera, Diana (2000). Teacher Beliefs and the Heritage Language Learner: What Will You Teach Your Students? In Teaching Heritage Language Learners: Voices for the Classroom, pp. 71-85. John B. Webb and Barbara L. Miller, eds. ACTFL Foreign Language Education Series, 71-85.

En español Valdés, Guadalupe (1997). La enseñanza del español a los estudiantes hispanohablantes bilingües: Asuntos destacados y preguntas sin contestaciones. In La enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes: Praxis y teoría, pp. 8-44. María Cecilia Colombi and Francisco X. Alarcón, eds. Hougthon Mifflin Company.

En inglés Valdés, Guadalupe (2001). Heritage Language Students: Profiles and Possibilities. In Heritage Languages in America: Preserving a National Resource, págs. 37-77. J.K. Peyton, D.A. Ranard and S. McGinnis, eds. McHenry, IL: Center for Applied Linguistics & Delta Systems Co., Inc. (Click here to see article in PDF format).

NOTE: To obtain information on where to purchase the AATSP Professional Development Series Handbook For Teachers K-16 point your browser to the AATSP web site or visit Heinle Publishers.


Online Articles

ADFL (Association of Departments of Foreign Languages)
En inglés Knowing Other Languages Brings Opportunities.

Language Policy Web Site & Emporium
En inglés This site offers many resources to know about language policies in the United States. The author, James Crawford, is an independent writer and lecturer who specializes in the politics of language. Since 1985, he has been reporting on the English Only movement, English Plus, bilingual education, efforts to save endangered languages, and language rights in the U.S.A. This site is designed to encourage discussion of language policy issues, follow current developments, report on pending language legislation, illuminate the policy debates over bilingual education by publicizing the latest research findings, etc.

The Bilingual Families Web Page
En español En inglés This page is intended primarily as a place for bilingual parents to find information and resources to help them raise their children bilingually.

Myths about Bilingualism
En español En inglés This useful site for instructors and students provides interesting class discussion related to myths about bilingualism.

Hispania Articles on Cervantes Virtual
En español En inglés Hispania is the official magazine for The American Association of Spanish and Portuguese. In association with Cervantes Virtual, Hispania allows access to researchers to pedagogic, linguistic and cultural studies publications that are more than five years old.

Language Acquisition
En inglés This site authored by S. Pinker looks at issues of first language acquisition.

Content-Based Instruction
En inglés This essay from CARLA will be useful to instructors of Spanish as a heritage language. A content-based approach in native speaker courses helps students to acquire knowledge and improve their vocabulary and general proficiency. This short essay gives instructors a good introduction and rationale to content-based instruction. Essay written by Myriam Met.

ERIC - Volume 21, No. 1, September 1997: Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers
En inglés A New Perspective in the 1990s - Cecilia Rodríguez Pino (New Mexico State University)

En inglésLatino Learners of Spanish: The Who, the Why and the What-for

Perspectives on Learning Spanish as a Heritage Language in Mexico: Four Chicana Case Studies
En inglés This website, sponsored by the Universidad de las Americas Puebla, provides access to the entire study (thesis) on "Perspectives on Learning Spanish as a Heritage Language in Mexico: Four Chicana Case Studies".

Selecting Materials to Teach Spanish to Spanish Speakers
En inglésby Paula Winke, Center for Applied Linguistics, and Cathy Stafford, Georgetown University, May 2002, English

Tapping a National Resource: Heritage Languages in the United States
En inglés Richard D. Brecht and Catherine W. Ingold (National Foreign Language Center, Washington, DC)

En inglésHeritage Spanish Speakers’ Language Learning Strategies

En inglésTeaching Spanish as a Heritage Language: A Case for Language Awareness                                         

 


Journal Articles

En inglés McQuillan, J. (1996). How should heritage languages be taught? The effects of a free voluntary reading program. Foreign Language Annals, 29(1), 56-72.

En inglés Valdés, G. (1989). Teaching Spanish to Hispanic bilinguals: A look at oral proficiency testing and the proficiency movement. Hispania, 72(2), 392-401.




Books

En inglés American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Spanish for Native Speakers: A Handbook for Teachers. Fort Worth, TX: Thomson Learning, 1999. ISBN: 0030762243
This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for high school and university teachers and administrators who are interested in establishing a program for native speakers of Spanish or for those teachers who presently teach native speakers and are looking for more information. A workshop has been designed around the handbook. Contact AATSP for details about the handbook or to schedule a workshop.
If interested in the book, contact Thomson Learning:
      5191 Natorp Blvd.
      Mason, OH 45040
      www.thomsonlearning.com
      Phone: 1-800-355-9983
      FAX: 1-800-451-3661

En español En inglés Colombi, M.C., & Alarcón, F.X.. La enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes: Praxis y teoría. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1997:
This book, with articles primarily in Spanish, offers an overview of the current state of Spanish teaching in the United States, discusses standard varieties of Spanish; provides information on teaching the language through culture, and considers language policy issues.

En inglés Krashen, S.D., Tse, L., & McQuillan, J. (Eds.). Heritage language development. Culver City, CA: Language Education Associates, 1998.

En inglés Merino, B.J., Trueba, H.T., & Samaniego, F.A. (Eds.). Language and culture in learning: Teaching Spanish to native speakers of Spanish. Washington, DC and London: Falmer Press, 1993.

En inglés Valdés, G., Lozano, A.G., & García-Moya, R. (Eds.). Teaching Spanish to the Hispanic bilingual in the United States: Issues, aims, and methods. New York: Columbia University Teachers College Press, 1981.

En inglés Penny, R. A History of the Spanish Language:. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002:
This is a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded edition of Ralph Penny’s authoritative textbook, first published in 1991, which provides a clear and elegant account of the development of Spanish over the last 2,000 years.


CAL (Center for Applied Linguistics)

ERIC/CLL Resource Guides Online: Teaching Spanish to Spanish Speakers: En inglés By Ana Roca, Florida International University; Kathleen Marcos, ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics; and Paula Winke, Center for Applied Linguistics.

ERIC/CLL Database: En inglés Online Resource provides access to publicationns from 1992-2007

CLL Publications : En inglés This link provides information on The Center for Applied Linguistics publications related to "language education, linguistics, policy, cultural education and more."

EJ427240: En inglés Peale, C. George. "Spanish for Spanish Speakers (and Other Native Languages) in California's Schools: A Rationale Statement." Hispania, v74 n2 p446-51 May 1991.
Provides the rationale for California's Foreign Language Framework assertion that a model curriculum for foreign languages includes "instruction in native languages for those students who already speak a language other than English."

ED294432: En español Blanco, George M.; And Others. Español para el hispanohablante. Función y noción (Spanish for the Spanish Speaker. Function and Notion). (1987) 122p.
This guide to the development of Spanish-language curricula for Spanish-speaking secondary students is intended to help teachers and administrators design programs that build on students' existing language strengths.

Articles

EJ477940: En inglés Collison, Michele N-K. "Spanish for Native Speakers." Chronicle of Higher Education, v40 n22 pA15-16 Feb 2 1994.
Increasingly, in response to demand, colleges are offering Spanish courses for Hispanic-American students with little formal training in their native language. However, controversy exists over the kind of Spanish (vernacular vs. standard usage) emphasized in instruction.

EJ427240: En inglés Peale, C. George. "Spanish for Spanish Speakers (and Other Native Languages) in California's Schools: A Rationale Statement." Hispania, v74 n2 p446-51 May 1991.
Provides the rationale for California's Foreign Language Framework assertion that a model curriculum for foreign languages includes "instruction in native languages for those students who already speak a language other than English."

EJ407112: En inglés Faltis, Christian. "Spanish for Native Speakers: Freirian and Vygotskian Perspectives." Foreign Language Annals, v23 n2 p117-26 Apr 1990.
Offers an alternative to the two approaches to teaching Spanish to adolescent and college-level bilingual native speakers interested in developing their Spanish abilities. This theory draws heavily from Freire's problem-posing procedure for critical dialogue and Vygotsky's theory of social learning.

EJ391047: En inglés Freeman, Yvonne S. "The Contemporary Spanish Basal Reader in the United States: How Does It Reflect Current Knowledge of the Reading Process. Research Notes." NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, v13 n1 p59-78 Fall 1988.
Reports on the 2nd place winner of the 1988 NABE Outstanding Dissertation Competition, which evaluates six major Spanish basal reading programs published since 1980 for Hispanic-American students.

EJ389037: En inglés Valdés, Guadalupe. "Teaching Spanish to Hispanic Bilinguals: A Look at Oral Proficiency Testing and the Proficiency Movement." Hispania, v72 n2 p392-401 May 1989.
Examines how Spanish is taught to Hispanic bilinguals and discusses how the oral proficiency movement directly affects the teaching of native Spanish speakers. Key issues related to the language teaching profession's attempts to apply the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages/Educational Testing Service (ACTFL/ETS) Language Proficiency Guidelines are discussed.

EJ370924: En inglés Hidalgo, Margarita. "On the Question of "Standard" Versus "Dialect": Implications for Teaching Hispanic College Students." Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v9 n4 p375-95 Dec 1987.
Theoretical and pedagogical issues emanating from the practice of teaching Spanish to Hispanic bilingual college students are discussed. Distinctions are made between standard Spanish and the two most important United States varieties of Chicano and Puerto Rican Spanish.

 

 

Documents

ED410765: En inglésRodríguez Pino, Cecilia, Ed. Teaching Spanish to Native Speakers of Spanish Newsletter, v1 n1 (1994) 8p.
This newsletter is devoted to a description of a 5-day conference on "Teaching Spanish to Southwest Hispanic Students" funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and held at New Mexico State University in July 1993.

ED410764: En inglésRodríguez Pino, Cecilia. Teaching Spanish to Hispanic Students: Thematic Teaching Units for Middle School and High School Teachers. (1994) 227p.
Six thematic teaching units, designed for teaching Spanish to native speakers in the American Southwest, are a result of a July 1993 conference of 30 middle school and high school teachers. Units contain lesson outlines, activities, tests, samples of student work, and readings.

ED410763: En inglés Rodríguez Pino, Cecilia, Comp. Selected Bibliography of Spanish for Native Speaker Sources. (1993) 29p.
This bibliography was prepared for middle school and high school teachers participating in a conference at New Mexico State University to assist in research and pedagogical endeavors in the teaching of Spanish to native speakers.

ED380923: En inglés Valdivia, Rebeca. Practical Ideas and Resources for Offering a Quality Group Program to Spanish-Speaking Families and Their Infants and Toddlers. (Oct 1994) 52p.
Describes services to Spanish speaking families developed by the Hope Infant Family Support Program in San Marcos, California.

ED327068: En inglés Rivera, Klaudia María. Popular Theater as a Discourse for Liberation in an Adult, Native Language, Literacy Class. (1990) 208p.
Investigated the use of drama in a Spanish native language literacy course to engage adult students in the process of discussing their world. Nine 2-hour class sessions with 18 students were videotaped.

ED324185: En español En inglés Proyecto Curricular Sobre la Herencia Iberoamericana. Latinos en la Formación de los Estados Unidos de America: Ayer, Hoy y Mañana. Procedimientos de la Segunda Conferencia Anual del Panel Consultivo Internacional en Santillana del Mar, España (The Ibero-American Heritage Curriculum Project. Latinos in the Making of the United States of America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow). (1990) 209p.
For the English edition, see RC 017 797. Conference proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Advisory Panel (2nd, Santillana del Mar, Spain, October 6-9, 1988). Discusses the Ibero-American Heritage Curriculum Project, an interdisciplinary curriculum development project designed to integrate the study of Ibero-American heritage and culture into classroom instructional programs, kindergarten through grade 12.

ED311690: En inglés Dreyfus, Dan; Willetts, Karen. Spanish Courses for Spanish Speakers: Partial Listing of Programs. and Spanish Materials Being Used in Courses for Native Spanish Speakers at the Secondary Level. CLEAR Materials Resource Series, Numbers 3 and 5. (Feb 1988) 12p.; For documents in this series, see FL018004-FL018005.
CLEAR Materials that focus on teaching Spanish to native Spanish speakers include a description of the courses and curricula developed by various school districts and a bibliography of Spanish materials used in courses at the secondary level in ten high schools in the United States.

ED294432: En español Blanco, George M.; And Others. Español para el hispanohablante. Función y noción (Spanish for the Spanish Speaker. Function and Notion). (1987) 122p.
This guide to the development of Spanish-language curricula for Spanish-speaking secondary students is intended to help teachers and administrators design programs that build on students' existing language strengths.


AATSP Materials

AATSP:
The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese offers several different resources (workshops, manuals, meetings, and more) to foster the professional development of its members. Those who are interested should visit the association's page and search for recent information.

 


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