The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.

The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.

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Latinos in the United States have fought hard to attain equality, especially in the field of education. This set of books focuses on the fight for equal educational access. The contributors reveal that many Latino children still face decades-old challenges. In addition to such obstacles as cultural conflicts and racism, they also face teachers, curricula, and assessments that are not always respectful to their backgrounds.This philosophy is described in the PACHS teacher manual as follows: This school is bilingual and bicultural because our ... The emphasis of bilingual education in public schools has been to aquot;mainstreamaquot; a€” to make Spanish- speaking ... The teacher acts a resource person/facilitator who kindles discussion and assists students in seeking the causes as well as ... 3) This active social analysis was especially evident in the school when I witnessed much dialogue between students andanbsp;...

Title:The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.
Author:Lourdes Diaz Soto
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2007


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