NEW! 5TH EDITION

OF THE POPULAR BOOK



PRACTICAL HANDBOOK TO ELEMENTARY
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS (FLES*)
5th EDITION, 2010 by Dr. Gladys C. Lipton


Written by Dr. Gladys Lipton, a leading authority in foreign languages in elementary schools (FLES*), this NEW 5th edition of the book gives practical advice on how to establish, maintain, and improve all types of programs, K-8. Encompassing Sequential FLES, Sequential FLEX, Exploratory and Immersion, the text provides expanded content/ new information concerning all kinds of practical research and best practices in the field. This 5th edition has invaluable new insights for K-12 methods, students and methods teachers, and can be used not only in preservice courses, but inservice workshops and graduate programs. Dr. Lipton directed and taught FLES* methods at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). When Dr. Lipton serves as a consultant for many schools (public and private) and school districts, she offers "best practices" and a common sense, practical approach to achieving superior language programs.

The 5th edition was written BY a FLES* teacher FOR FLES* teachers and others. This book is unique in the field because Dr. Gladys Lipton's wide experience in K-12 schools and as Director of FLES* institutes and FLES* methods courses at universities, provides her with many practical, sound, realistic, excellent, forward-thinking perspectives on the techniques, strategies, curriculum and activities that work well in early language classrooms.

WHAT'S NEW IN THE FIFTH EDITION?
  • Revised and expanded many chapters, such as Students, Differentiation, Technology, Teachers and Advocacy
  • New chapter "Do You Have an Outstanding FLES* Program?"
  • New book total number of pages is 518
  • New "Focus on FLES*" that can be adapted for brochures
  • New FLES* Exit Fluency Definition, based on the Clifford model
  • Revised and updated Appendices, A-Z
  • New sources of assistance for teachers and supervisors
  • New contribution by Dr. Paul Garcia
  • New contribution by Dr. Marcela Van Olphen
  • New listing of FLES* research by categories
  • New Preface giving FLES* background information
  • Revised Updated FLES* Bibliography
  • and much, much more!!!!
Available only from:
National FLES* Institute
P.O. Box 2632
Kensington, MD 20891
NO PURCHASE ORDERS
ISBN 978-0-615-31225-5
Price: $59.00 (plus $5.00 S & H by book rate)
Publication Date: 2010
Checks only.
Checks made out to National FLES* Institute.
>>> ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!