309.  Re: Need advice -- textbooks in SpanishI'm an American teaching a college-prep social studies course in Mexico to Mexican students.  I teach the class in English as they are supposedly advanced in English.  About the appropriateness of this I have doubts.  Unfortunately our school's policy is unlikely to change.  Our school would like me to teach THE SAME INFORMATION that my Spanish co-teachers teach in their classes. Do you know of any social studies texts that are available in English and Spanish?  If it's university level, that's okay.  I'm desperate.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

ANSWER:

Yes!!!!   There are many Social Studies textbooks in Spanish with PARALLEL versions in English.   In fact, many of these textbooks are used in many Bilingual classrooms here in California, in Texas and elsewhere.    My best advice to you is to visit on-line some of the Web Sites for the very BIG publishing companies in Social Studies.   Most large companies are now producing texts in BOTH languages.    Hope this helps!!!!!

 

 

 


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