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ERIC Number: ED202627
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Chicano People, Language, and Culture.
Viramontes de Marin, Maria
Designed to provide classroom teachers, administrators, district personnel, and board members with a brief description of the cultural and educational background of native Spanish speakers, this monograph is divided into seven sections. Section 1 describes the historical and cultural influences on the Chicano way of thinking, believing, acting, and speaking. Section 2 gives a brief overview of Chicano culture. Section 3 discusses school problems encountered by limited English proficiency students. Section 4 describes the heterogeneity of Spanish speakers, including bilinguality, code-switching, code-mixing, and teacher attitudes. Section 5 contains a brief overview of strategies and problems of teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL). Section 6 contains guidelines to help district administrators develop a plan to more effectively teach limited English speaking students. Section 7 offers a selected reading list on background material, education, and English as a Second Language. (CM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.