ERIC Number: ED407844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming Ourselves through the Power of Mediated Instruction.
Guadarrama, Irma N., Ed.; Kirksey, Lockie, Ed.
Discovering Our Experiences: Studies in Bilingual/ESL Education, v3 Fall 1996
A collection of essays on English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) and bilingual education focuses on issues in making curricula meaningful for teachers and students. Articles include: "Critical Mediation: When Teachers and Students Connect in the 'Ecliptic Zone'" (Irma N. Guadarrama); "Reflecting on Ideological Baggage: Latino Pre-service Teachers and Their Experiences as Students" (Elizabeth Sugar Martinez); "A Special Kind of Knowledge: When Teachers Do Research and Parents Teach" (Cathy Amanti); "An Interview with Cathy Amanti"; "Multicultural Literature in Bilingual Education: Exploring Story as a Guide in La Nueva Fabula" (Guadarrama); "Students Writing Fables: A Traditional Genre Gets a Modern Facelift" (Guadarrama); "A Teacher's Story on Becoming Critical" (Samuel D. Sarabia); and a poem, "Mi vieja cultura" ("My Cultural Journey") (Guadarrama). (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Creative Writing, Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Fables, Instructional Materials, Literature Appreciation, Media Selection, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Parent Participation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Student Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Univ., TX. Coll. of Education.