Educating Hispanic and Latino Students: Opening Doors to Hope, Promise, and Possibility, 1st Edition

  • Jaime Castellano
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1943920222
  • ISBN-13: 9781943920228
  • DDC: 371.82968
  • 144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Hispanic and Latino students now represent the largest ethnic group educated in the United States public school system. That means the ability to successfully educate Hispanic and Latino students, from pre-kindergarten to graduate school, is now of primary importance to the future of the United States. Under this critical context, this title arrives at the perfect moment to help educators better understand the Hispanic and Latino student demographic, and more importantly, uncover the strategies and implementation practices to better educate this burgeoning population. Topics covered include: the influence of poverty on the education of Hispanic and Latino students; the challenge of identity when educating Hispanic and Latino students; educating the “whole child” and what this means for Hispanic and Latino students; and engaging America’s Hispanic and Latino parents and families. Supporting Hispanic and Latino students through curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
Acknowledgments.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Adverse Life Experiences.
2: The Role of Poverty.
3: The Challenge of Identity.
4: Opening the Doors to Hope, Promise, and Possibility.
Final Thoughts.
References and Resources.