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:
R&L Education

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Overview

Improving Schools for Latinos: Creating Better Learning Environments

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: R&L Education
Publication date: 06/29/2006
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.35(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Why We Must Start Now to Create New Schools for Mexican Latinos Chapter 3 It Takes an Entire Village Chapter 4 Engendering New Hope, Si se puede! Chapter 5 Building Capacity and Creating Flexibility Chapter 6 Schools as True Places of Learning for Human Growth Chapter 7 Organizing Schools for Latino Learners and Fostering Creativity Chapter 8 Assessment for Human Development and Reinvention Chapter 9 Holding True to Democratic Principles Chapter 10 A Call to Join the Action

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