Policy and practice in the education of bilingual children
You are required to write an essay discussing the teaching of bilingual children you have observed in a school setting. Your essay will include a description and analysis of the educational context. The practice you observed will be related to the analysis of the specific needs of bilingual pupils and recommended teaching strategies identified in a selected policy document, and will be analyzed critically in relation to theories and recent research evidence. (Classroom observation notes is included below) The aim of the essay is to Link relevant theoretical content (will be provided) with the appropriate/relevant elements of the classroom observation data. Explain the Lucas and Villegas in one paragraph and use the Lucas and Villegas structure through the essay. (Lucas and Villegas content will be attached). Use the DFE policy (PDF File will be included as an attachment). Must demonstrate this policy and embed it throughout the essay. Mention recommended teaching strategies with the DFE policy document. Learning outcomes that need to be addressed: -Critically evaluate a range of recommended teaching strategies for linguistically and culturally diverse classrooms with reference to theory and research evidence. -Identify and analyse the contribution of government policy to the development of pedagogy and practice in linguistically and culturally diverse mainstream classrooms.