Voices of Native American Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Students

Voices of Native American Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Students

By: Sheila T. Gregory (editor)Paperback

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Voices of Native American Indian Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Indian Students, edited by Sheila T. Gregory, provides vivid, comprehensive portraits, as well as scholarly quantitative and qualitative research, on the best practices that offer new and practical strategies for teachers to improve the academic performance of Native American Indian students. All of the contributors are Native American Indian educators who have exercised these strategies first-hand.

About Author

Sheila T. Gregory, PhD is a professor of higher education and educational leadership at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia.

Contents

Acknowledgments Preface Part I: The History and Status of Native American Education American Indian Education: A History of Resilience and Self-Determination, by Vincent Whipple The Dynamics of Native American Women and their Experiences: Identifying Ideologies and Theories that Help Explain Oppression, by Sandy L. (Kewanhaptwa) Dixon Navajo College Students' Perceptions of the Impact of Western Education on the Retention, by Freda B. Garnanez Adolescent Drug Use and its Impact on Schools in Indian Country, by Susan Harness, M.A., Kimberly Miller and Fred Beauvais Part II: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy An neen dush: Harnessing Collective Wisdom to Create Culturally Relevant Science Experiences in Pre-K Classrooms, by Ann Mogush Mason, Mia Dubosarsky, Gillian Roehrig, Mary Farley, Stephan Carlson, and Barbara Murphy Collapsing the Fear of Mathematics: A Study of The Effects of Navajo Culture on Navajo Student Performance In Mathematics, by Henry Fowler Generosity, Fortitude, Respect, Wisdom: Using Popular Culture To Teach Traditional Culture, by Carol R. Rempp Part III: Teaching Models of Cultural Competence and Context When Numbers Dance for Mathematics Students: Culturally Responsive Mathematics Instruction for Native Youth, by James Jon Barta, Marilyn M. Cuch, and Virginia Norris Exton Olu'olu i ka pa ke Kaiaulu: Community and Place as a Textbook for Learning, by Kay L. Fukuda and ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui Part IV: Educational Strategies From Native American Educators Preparing American Indian Youth for the Transition from High School to College, by Jean E. Ness and Dennis W. Olson Closing the Mathematics Achievement Gap of Native American Students Identified as Learning Disabled, by Judith Hankes, Stacey Skoning, Gerald Fast, Loretta Mason-Williams, John Beam, William Mickelson, and Colleen Merrill Subject Index About the Editor About the Contributors

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739183472
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 266
  • ID: 9780739183472
  • weight: 395
  • ISBN10: 0739183478

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