Title of Oral/Poster Presentation

Teaching Latino Students: What is the best way?

Class

Article

Graduation Year

2018

College

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies Department

Faculty Mentor

Crescencio Lopez

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Abstract

Title: Teaching Latino Students: What is the best way?

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to analyze how English Language Learners (ELL’s) most successfully acquire English. Within in the United States 1 in 4 children are English Language learners and the education system needs to develop better ways of representing and supporting these students as they learn English. With in Utah The English Second Language program will be compared with the Dual Immersion programs focusing on the Utah education system. For years Latino children have been put into classes to better their English skills yet most people are not sure what is the most effective way to bettering their performance in the language. This research analyzes the one-way dual immersion system, which is the most common in the state, and how it helps or hinders the Latino students in the Spanish immersion programs. In Utah the dual immersion programs and schools are becoming more common and available and ESL programs exists in almost all schools in Utah.

Location

South Atrium

Start Date

4-13-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

4-13-2017 1:15 PM

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Teaching Latino Students: What is the best way?

South Atrium

Title: Teaching Latino Students: What is the best way?

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to analyze how English Language Learners (ELL’s) most successfully acquire English. Within in the United States 1 in 4 children are English Language learners and the education system needs to develop better ways of representing and supporting these students as they learn English. With in Utah The English Second Language program will be compared with the Dual Immersion programs focusing on the Utah education system. For years Latino children have been put into classes to better their English skills yet most people are not sure what is the most effective way to bettering their performance in the language. This research analyzes the one-way dual immersion system, which is the most common in the state, and how it helps or hinders the Latino students in the Spanish immersion programs. In Utah the dual immersion programs and schools are becoming more common and available and ESL programs exists in almost all schools in Utah.