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Educating Latino students : a guide to successful practice

Author: María Luísa González; Ana Huerta-Macías; Josefina Villamil Tinajero
Publisher: Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., ©1998.
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This text covers the areas of the best practices in terms of educating Latinos at all levels of the educational system.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Educating Latino students.
Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María Luísa González; Ana Huerta-Macías; Josefina Villamil Tinajero
ISBN: 1566765684 9781566765688
OCLC Number: 38551395
Description: xix, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating a supportive school culture in serving Latinos : Successfully educating Latinos: the pivotal role of the principal : Sketches of successful principals ; What these principles teach us about successful practices / Maria Luisa Gonzalez --
Learning for Latinos: the sociocultural perspective : Learning as a sociocultural process ; Patterns of interaction ; Sociolinguistic patterns ; Community and family as instructional resources / Ana Huerta-Macias --
Fostering the home-school connection for Latinos :Parents as a source of knowledge ; Projects that illustrate a vision for parent involvement / Alma Flor Ada and Nancy Jean Smith --
Successful practices for Latinos in early childhood programs : Developmentally appropriate practice: rethinking the preschool curriculum with Latino families :Redesigning preschool curricula for Latino children ; Creating supportive, child-centered preschool environments for Latino children ; Teacher-directed, child-centered, culturally appropriate language development activities / Elizabeth Quintero --
Emergency literacy: implications for kindergarten settings : "Reading" the child ; The learning environment ; Speaking and listening ; Reading in kindergarten ; Writing in kindergarten ; Reading and writing activities ; Parents as partners / Maria Cristina Gonzalez --
Learning environments supportive of young Latinos : Theoretical framework for language and literacy development and learning ; Machan's bilingual program / Cecilia Espinosa, Karen Moore, and Irene Serna --
Exemplary practices for Latinos at the elementary level : Developing language and literacy in bilingual classrooms : New perspectives in the teaching of literacy/ language arts ; Developing literacy through the first language ; Exemplary practices in first language literacy development ; Nurturing second language development / Josephina Villamil Tinajero, Sandra Rollins Hurley, Elizabeth Varela Lozano --
Issues in the teaching of math and science to Latinos : Mathematics and science achievement among Latino students ; Teaching practices that build conceptual knowledge in math and science ; Changes in the teacher's role ; Changes in the students' role ; Changes in the parents' role / Yolanda De La Cruz Standardized testing of Latino students: a legacy in need of reform : Historical perspectives ; Issues in the assessment of Latino students ; Multidimensional vs. unidimensional assessment ; Implementing responsible practices with Latino students / Jozi De Leon and Linda J. Holman --
Leadership practices for success among Latino populations : Latinos in the United States: a tapestry of diversity : Latinos in the United States: demographics ; Varieties of subgroups ; Educational attainment levels ; Trends and projections ; Models of bilingual education ; Achievement in bilingual education ; Instructional practices in bilingual education / Alicia Salina Sosa --
Profile of leadership at the middle/ high-school levels: successful schools and their principals : A culturally competent middle-school principal: Ysleta middle school ; A culturally competent high-school principal: Santa Teresa high school ; A culturally competent high-school principal: Socorro high school / Maria Luisa Gonzalez and Ana Huerta-Macias --
Exemplary practices for Latinos in middle schools : Middles schools for Latinos: a framework for success : Middle-school Latinos and the search for an identity ; Congruence between middle-school students' developmental needs and school offerings ; Latinos in at-risk situations: some defining characteristics ; Responses to developmental needs of Latino adolescents ; The academic program / Rebecca Benjamin --
Literacy instruction for middle-school Latinos : The growing gap between home and school ; The need for a new design to promote literacy / Karin M. Wiburg --
Exemplary practices for Latinos at the high-school level : Transforming high schools to meet the needs of Latinos ; Going beyond curriculum and instruction ; School and personal commitment to schooling for Latino/ ESL --
students ; Community and parental involvement / Julia Rose Emslie, Juan A. Contreras, and Virginia R. Padilla --
Aspects of successful programs for unschooled Latino immigrants/ recent arrivals at the secondary level : Characteristics of unschooled immigrant adolescents ; Factors that influence programs for unschooled Latinos ; Program models for unschooled immigrants ; Implications for educators / Nancy J. Lucas --
Responsible assessment for Latinos and their schools : Alternative assessment for Latino students : Alternative assessment ; Portfolio assessment ; Use of alternative/ portfolios in evaluation / Ann Del Vecchio, Cyndee Gustke, and Judith Wilde --
Creating a climate for critical systemic assessment :Current status of schooling for Latino students ; Defining systemic assessment ; Key features of systemic change ; The need for a systemic assessment of school improvement ; Fostering and monitoring systemic change: creating a climate for school/ community participation / Christopher Nelson, Cecilia Navarrete, and Paul Martinez.
Responsibility: edited by María Luísa González, Ana Huerta-Macías, Josefina Villamil Tinajero.


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