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Early Childhood Bilingualism in the Montessori Children's House: Guessable Context and the Planned Environment. Spotlight: Montessori--Multilingual, Multicultural

Describes the InterCultura Montessori School language immersion program in Oak Park, Illinois. Profiles the work of several children to illustrate important language learning strategies. Recommends that language immersion programs include: survival vocabulary skills; repetition of key grammatical forms; use of objects, pictures, and dramatization; group readings; buddies/helpers; message and listening centers; and use of prior knowledge. (KB)

  • Author/Creator: Rosanova, Michael
  • Date Published: Spr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Montessori Life
  • Number: 2
  • Volume: 10
  • Year: 1998

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