Basic FLES* References (2012)

Lipton, G. (2012) "Is Elememtary School Too Early to Teach Foreign Languages?" in E.M. Richardson and B. Hilton (eds.) The Five-Minute Linguist. Equinox Publ. or available from ACTFL., 2nd Ed.

Curtain, H., C.A. Dahlberg. (2010) Languages and Children: Making the Match. 4th ed. Glenview, IL: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Lipton, G. (2010) Practical Handbook to FLES* Programs. 5th ed. Kensington, MD: National FLES* Institute.

Lipton, G. (2009) "Promotion and Advocacy for FLES* Programs." published online by AATF in French Advocacy Kit. Go to O3. Cultivating Allies, click on "For the French Teacher", click on 1st article.

Saxon, H., E. Huelbig, K. Kurk, eds. (2009) What Works: A World of French. Carbondale, IL: AATF

AATF Policy Statement on K-12 FL Programs. (1998) AATF: Carbondale, IL.

AATF FLES* Brochure. AATF: Carbondale, IL.

AATF FLES* Video: Forward with FLES*. AATF: Carbondale, IL.

ACTFL Performance Guidelines K-12 Learners. (1998) ACTFL; Alexandria, VA.

Lipton, G. (2008) The Importance of FLES*: Why FLES?" Available on the website and/or with a double-stamped self-addressed envelope request to Dr. Lipton, P.O. Box 2632, Kensington, MD 20891.

Lipton, G. (2003) "Foreign Language Instruction: What Principals Should Know." National Elem. Principals Assoc. Principal. Jan/Feb. 41-2.

Lipton, G. (2002) "The ABCs of Elementary School FL Programs: A Guide for Parents." National PTA: Our Children, (Nov.) 6, 9.

Lipton, G. (2001) A FLES* Guide for Administrators. 2nd ed. Kensington, MD: National FLES* Institute.

Lipton, G. (1998) A Celebration of FLES* Wright Group, McGraw-Hill.

Lipton, G., L. Lucietto, H. Saxon, eds. (2004) Success Stories: Promoting FLES* Programs. AATF: Carbondale, IL.

Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century. (1999) available from ACTFL.

"Table 2: Does FLES* Help AP Students Perform Better?" (2003) Reproduced with permission in Lipton, G. (2010) Practical Handbook to Elem. FL Programs (FLES*); Kensington, MD: National FLES* Institute.

Taylor, C. (2003). The Relationship between Elementary School Foreign Language Study in Grades Three through Five and Academic Achievement on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) and the Fourth-grade Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century Test. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University.

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