Improving Schools for Latinos: Creating Better Learning Environments

Improving Schools for Latinos: Creating Better Learning Environments

by Leonard A. Valverde
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578864895

ISBN-13: 9781578864898

Pub. Date: 06/29/2006

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

As a result of multiple unfavorable circumstances, public schools have been unable to effectively educate America's most disadvantaged student population_Latinos. In this book, author Leonard Valverde contends that it is imperative to reinvent schools in order to provide a viable education for these students. Improving Schools for Latinos starts with the past,

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As a result of multiple unfavorable circumstances, public schools have been unable to effectively educate America's most disadvantaged student population_Latinos. In this book, author Leonard Valverde contends that it is imperative to reinvent schools in order to provide a viable education for these students. Improving Schools for Latinos starts with the past, points out the present, and speaks to the future. It exposes the negative mental models and practices that must be discarded and proposes what favorable elements need to be put into place. Features: _

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578864898
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
06/29/2006
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : the time is ripe
1Why we must start now to create new schools for Mexican Latinos3
2It takes an entire village19
3Engendering new hope : Si se puede!35
4Building capacity and creating flexibility47
5Schools as true places of learning for human growth65
6Organizing schools for Latino learners and fostering creativity85
7Assessment for human development and reinvention103
8Holding true to democratic principles117
9A call to join the action137

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