ERIC Number: ED059827
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Variables Affecting Achievement of Middle School Mexican American Students.
Hernandez, Norma G.
Literature pertaining to research done on academic achievement of Mexican American students is reviewed in this paper. The literature deals with such variables as socioeconomic, physical, psychological, and cultural aspects; language factors; attitudes; language development; and environment. A 15-page discussion of recommendations for improving curriculum, instruction, and teacher education for educating the Mexican American is included. Also included is a bibliography containing over 200 relevant citations. (NQ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Acculturation, Attitudes, Community Involvement, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Design, Guidance, Intelligence Quotient, Language Handicaps, Literature Reviews, Mexican Americans, Physical Health, Psychological Characteristics, Socioeconomic Influences, Student Needs, Teacher Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., El Paso.