An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States: Understanding Gaps and Advances

1st Edition

Eugene E. Garcia, Mehmet Ozturk

Published December 10, 2019
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9780367878665 - CAT# K462595

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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.


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