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ERIC Number: ED379964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 173
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-937354-84-8
Immigrant Learners and Their Families: Literacy To Connect the Generations. Language in Education: Theory & Practice 84.
Weinstein-Shr, Gail, Ed.; Quintero, Elizabeth, Ed.
Teachers' and developers' descriptions of intergenerational literacy programs for immigrants are collected here. Topics addressed include appropriate program design, the quality of intergenerational collaboration, student journals, learner-centered curriculum design, traditional and personal storytelling as a literacy approach, education and refugee experiences, student and program assessment, and the benefits of intergenerational programs. Articles include: Program Design: Focus on Collaboration"; "Literacy Program Design: Reflections from California" (Grace D. Holt, Daniel D. Holt); "Lessons in Collaboration: An Adult Educator's Perspective" (Jessica Dilworth); "Connecting Through Culture Brokers: Promise and Pitfalls" (Nora Lewis, Cecilia Varbero); "Family Collaboration in Children's Literacy: When Journals Travel Home" (Daniel J. Doorn); "Curriculum: Drawing on Learner Strengths"; "From Deficit to Strength: Changing Perspectives on Family Literacy" (Elsa Roberts Auerbach); "Memories of Miami in the Family Literacy Class" (Loren McGrail); "Literacy from Within: the Project FIEL Curriculum" (Ana Huerta-Macias); "Our Stories To Transform Them: A Source of Authentic Literacy" (Maritza Arrastia); "Where We Are, Where We're Going"; "Learning from Uprooted Families" (Gail Weinstein-Shr); "Evidence of Success: Learner Assessment and Program Evaluation in Innovative Programs" (Heidi Spruck Wrigley); and "Magic and Risk: Lessons for the Future" (Elizabeth Quintero). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Delta Systems, Inc., 1400 Miller Pkwy., McHenry, IL 60050-7030.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education, Washington, DC.; National Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A