1st Edition

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





ISBN 9780367878665
Published December 10, 2019 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction



Chapter 2: The Education Circumstances of Latinos in the United States



Chapter 3: Latinos and the Early Years—Early Development and Learning Critical for Positive Outcomes



Chapter 4: Teaching and Learning from a Cultural and Linguistic Asset Base



Chapter 5: Federal and State Policy: The Do’s and Don’ts



Chapter 6: The Latino Postsecondary Education Circumstances: Gaps and Advances



Chapter 7: Future Educational Circumstances of the Latino Students: We Know So Much More

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Author(s)

Biography

Eugene E. García is Professor Emeritus of Education, Arizona State University, USA.



Mehmet ‘Dali’ Ӧztürk is an education research professional living in California, USA.