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Educating Latino Boys

Author : David Campos
ISBN : 9781452235028
File Size : 47. 55 MB
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Through powerful vignettes, Campos helps teachers and administrators understand the unique assets that Latino boys bring into the school community and how to engage them as learners.

Students Of Color And The Achievement Gap

Author : Richard R. Valencia
ISBN : 9781317691068
Genre : Education
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Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning author and scholar Richard Valencia provides an authoritative and systemic treatment of the achievement gap, focusing on Black and Latino/Latina students. He examines the societal and educational factors that help to create and maintain the achievement gap by drawing from critical race theory, an asset-based perspective and a systemic inequality approach. By showing how racialized opportunity structures in society and schools ultimately result in racialized patterns of academic achievement in schools, Valencia shows how the various indicators of the achievement gap are actually symptoms of the societal and school quality gaps. Following each of these concerns, Valencia provides a number of reform suggestions that can lead to systemic transformations of K-12 education. Students of Color and the Achievement Gap makes a persuasive and well documented case that school success for students of color, and the empowerment of their parents, can only be fully understood and realized when contextualized within broader political, economic, and cultural frameworks.

An Asset Based Approach To Latino Education In The United States

Author : Eugene E. Garcia
ISBN : 9781134835898
Genre : Education
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Challenging perspectives that often characterize Latinos as ‘at-risk,’ this book takes an ‘asset’ approach, highlighting the favorable linguistic, cognitive, education, and cultural assets Latino children bring to educational settings. An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States addresses the increasingly important challenge and opportunity of educating the linguistic and cultural diversity of the growing population of Latino students. The book confronts the educational debate regarding effective instructional practices for Latinos, bilingual education, immigration, and assimilation.

An Asset Based Approach To The Analysis Of Poverty In Latin America

Author : Orazio P. Attanasio
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173008041720
Genre : Capital humano - America Latina
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Current Awareness Bulletin

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ISBN : UIUC:30112053630387
Genre : Caribbean Area
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Practicing Anthropology

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ISBN : IND:30000125386882
Genre : Anthropologists
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The Brilliance Of Black Boys

Author : Brian L. Wright
ISBN : 9780807776810
Genre : Education
File Size : 79. 92 MB
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This much-needed book will help schools and, by extension, society to better understand and identify the promise, potential, and possibilities of Black boys. Drawing from their wealth of experience in early childhood education, the authors present an asset- and strengths-based view of educating Black boys. This positive approach enables practitioners and school leaders to recognize, understand, and cultivate the diversity of social skills of Black boys in the early grades (pre-K–3rd grade). Each chapter begins with a vignette to illustrate what is lost when Black boys are prevented from participating freely in boyhood, having to instead attend to adult and peer interactions and attitudes that view them as “bad boys” and “troublemakers.” This accessible book provides teachers with classroom strategies to help young Black boys achieve their highest potential, along with other resources for supporting their social-emotional development, such as a reading list of authentic multicultural children’s books with Black boys as protagonists. “The Brilliance of Black Boys claims new ground to advance knowledge and practice that can change the narrative about Black boys and their early schooling.” —From the Foreword by James Earl Davis, Temple University “Wright’s uncommon insight into the world of Black boys unveils a new narrative and gives educators a formula for turning opportunity into advantage.” —Carol Brunson Day, past president, NAEYC “The Brilliance of Black Boys provides counter-stories, theories, paradigms, and resources to skillfully illustrate the strengths of Black boys. Readers will not be disappointed.” —Donna Y. Ford, Vanderbilt University

Community Youth Development

Author : Francisco Villarruel
ISBN : 0761927875
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 30. 4 MB
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This edited text focuses on positive approaches to youth development that are rapidly supplanting the traditional deficit-oriented, problem-reduction approach. The book addresses the question; what does it take to create a community that will promote the positive opportunities that can optimize the development of all young people? The book draws together the perspectives of top names and programs in positive youth development, thus assuring readers of authoritative, cutting-edge coverage.

Research In The Social Scientific Study Of Religion

Author : Ralph L. Piedmont
ISBN : UVA:X030000163
Genre : Religion
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Combating Child Labour Legal Approach

Author : S Wal
ISBN : 8176256366
Genre : Child labor
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Study on origin, development and condition of Indian police; with special references of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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