This dissertation will explain the process and steps taken to prove the statement that using second language learning can improve self-esteem among K-12 homeless school children of Dallas, Texas. I began by researching the hardships that homeless students experience and then used that information to formulate a program in which I would teach basic French language and culture to a group of K-12 homeless students. Through the use of a valid and reliable self-esteem measurement survey, I was able to track changes in participant’s self-esteem to validate my hypothesis.
French, homeless, education, second language learning, self-esteem
Education | French Linguistics
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Walker, William Miller, "Using Second Language Learning to Improve Self-Esteem among K-12 Homeless School Children of Dallas, Texas" (2013). Engaged Learning Collection. Paper 28.