Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children: Teachers Talk About Language and Learning (Counterpoints  371 1st New edition)

Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children: Teachers Talk About Language and Learning (Counterpoints 371 1st New edition)

By: Lourdes Diaz Soto (editor), Haroon Kharem (editor)Paperback

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This edited volume is dedicated to contemporary teachers. Its goal is to provide a practical book for in-service and pre-service teachers of bilingual/bicultural children. The authors, each of whom is herself bilingual/bicultural, share personal wisdom garnered from working in classrooms with bilingual/bicultural learners. This book provides practical knowledge for teachers who are struggling to meet the needs of increasingly diverse classrooms.

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About Author

The Editors: Lourdes Diaz Soto is the Goizueta Endowed Chair at Dalton State College. Some of her publications include The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.; The Politics of Early Childhood Education (Peter Lang, 2000); Making a Difference in the Lives of Bilingual/Bicultural Children (Peter Lang, 2002). Haroon Kharem is Associate Professor of Education at Brooklyn College and has been teaching African American history at Performing Arts & Technology High School (PATHS) in Brooklyn for the past four years. His recent publication is Education As Freedom: African American Educational Thought and Activism. He is currently working on a book on African Americans and the African Free Schools in New York City Antebellum Period.


Contents: Antonia Darder: Foreword - Lourdes Diaz Soto/Haroon Kharem: Introduction - Lourdes Diaz Soto/Haroon Kharem: Engaging the World of Teacher Preparation on Behalf of Bilingual/Bicultural Learners - Charise Pimentel: Color-coded Bilingualism - Linda Guardia Jackson/Sheila Bernal Guzman/Guadalupe Ramos: Learning a Borderland Professional Identity - Alma Rubal-Lopez: Nuyorican - Luis Urrieta, Jr.: Whitestreaming: Why Some Latinas/os Fear Bilingual Education - Maria R. Scharron-del Rio: Puertorriquena como yo - Delida Sanchez: Race Matters for Bilingual/Bicultural Children - Octavio Pimentel: Mi Pobre Guerito - Frances V. Rains/Melody Bidtah/Lovera Black Crow/Kara Horton/Toni Jones: American Indian Mothers Speaking from the Heart - Marion Lynch: The Role of Teacher Beliefs in the Bilingual/Bicultural Classroom - Lena Boustani Darwich: Responsive Teaching: Our Muslim Students' Learning Expectations - Noelle Gentile: Exploration for School Action-Based Learning - Mercedes E. Cepeda: Culture and Language in the Classroom from the Perspective of a Latina Teacher - Sharon L. Hixon: Teachers Overcoming Silence - Elizabeth P. Quintero: Learning from Children's and Teachers' Stories - Irene V. Garza: Immigrants in Our Own Land - Haroon Kharem/Genevieve Collura: Teachers Rethinking Their Pedagogical Attitudes in the Bicultural/Bilingual Classroom.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781433107184
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 188
  • ID: 9781433107184
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 143310718X
  • edition: 1st New edition

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