Thomas & Collier Research

Research and Evaluation

in Dual Language Education

Books by Drs. Collier and Thomas

Why Dual Language Schooling

Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico – Fuente Press. 2017

Creating Dual Language Schools for a Transformed World:  Administrators Speak

Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico – Fuente Press. 2014

This short book is written for education policy makers and families. Read this book and you will understand why this innovation is so popular and powerful, and why dual language schooling meets all students’ needs so well.

 

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Educating English Learners For a Transformed World. Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico – Fuente Press. 2009

 

 

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Dual Language Education For a Transformed World. Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico – Fuente Press. 2012

 

 

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This book shares the stories of experienced dual language administrators across the country as they plan, implement, and refine their dual language programs in a variety of settings.

The Collier and Thomas narrative links these stories with research, theory, and connections to larger contexts.  If you are interested in the benefits of dual language schooling for your community, you need to read this book and hear what these very experienced dual language administrators have to say.

 

Ovando, C.J., Combs, M.C., & Collier, V.P. (2006). Bilingual and ESL Classrooms: Teaching in Multicultural Contexts (4th ed.).

 

New York: McGraw-Hill.

 

 

 

La educación de los estudiantes de inglés para un mundo en constante transformación. 2013

 

Albuquerque, NM: Dual Language Education of New Mexico – Fuente Press.

 

Electronic edition of 2009 book, translated into Spanish.

 

Este libro debería ser leído por todos aquellos que se dedican a tomar decisiones sobre el diseño, la implementación y la evaluación de los programas educativos para estudiantes de inglés.

This book makes the case for dual language education to become the standard for all schools. Written for new and veteran implementers, it provides hope, rationale, guidance, and the tools to transform education to 21st century standards

This book should be read by anyone who is making decisions regarding the design, implementation, and assessment of educational programming for English learners. Electronic edition and 2nd printing available.

This classic foundations textbook for teachers and administrators of bilingual/ESL programs has been revised multiple times since its first edition published in 1985, co-authored originally by Ovando & Collier.

 

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