Teaching Hispanic Children / Edition 1

Teaching Hispanic Children / Edition 1

by Toni Griego Jones, Mary Lou Fuller
     
 

This book provides teachers with an understanding of how to teach Hispanic students effectively. After an overview of demographics and the role of national origins and cultural background in teaching and learning, the book examines the importance of teachers' understanding of their own attitudes about Hispanic students, and looks at language in the Hispanic community… See more details below

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This book provides teachers with an understanding of how to teach Hispanic students effectively. After an overview of demographics and the role of national origins and cultural background in teaching and learning, the book examines the importance of teachers' understanding of their own attitudes about Hispanic students, and looks at language in the Hispanic community, implications of language differences in the classroom, cultural sensitivity, and Hispanic families. Lists of children's and adults' books, movies, videos, and Web sites are included. Jones is affiliated with the University of Arizona. Fuller is affiliated with the University of North Dakota. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205325306
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/26/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Hispanic Student Populations.

2. Reflecting on our own Beliefs about Teaching and Hispanic Students.

3. History of Mexico and Other Hispanic Cultural Groups.

4. Language in the Hispanic Community.

5. Implications of Language Differences for the Classroom.

6. Teaching Hispanic Students.

7. Hispanic Families.

8. Resource Heaven.

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