ERIC Number: ED315467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The Hispanic Student: Questions & Answers.
This guide provides answers to teachers' questions about Hispanic students. Its purpose is to provide a conceptual foundation for educators, and to sensitize and inform teachers of the plight of Hispanic students by making them aware of the students' historical, cultural, economic, language, and educational backgrounds. The following sections are included: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Demographics"; (3) "Diversity in the Hispanic Community"; (4) "Literacy"; (5) "The Classroom"; (6) "The Professions: ESL & Bilingual Ed."; (7) "Culture"; (8) "Child Rearing and Parenting"; (9) "Language Acquisition"; (10) "Spanish & English: Differences"; and (11) "Grammatical Errors." Six tables and one figure are included, along with a list of 75 references. Teaching pointers on the following topics are appended: (1) "False Cognates"; (2) "Common Grammatical Errors"; and (3) "Useful Spanish Terms." (JS)
Descriptors: Bilingual Teachers, Child Rearing, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Cultural Traits, English (Second Language), Grammar, High Risk Students, Hispanic American Culture, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Acquisition, Literacy, Multicultural Education, Spanish, Subcultures, Teaching Methods
Penfield Associates, P.O. Box 4493, Highland Park, NJ 08904 ($17.60).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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