ERIC Number: EJ425079
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Elementary-Age Tasks, Cultural Identity, and the Academic Performance of Young American Indian Children.
Hornett, Danielle M.
Action in Teacher Education, v12 n3 p43-49 Fall 1990
Examines academic performance in American Indian children, discussing elementary-age developmental tasks and students' conflicts with school, cultural identity development, weakened self-concept, and academic performance which easily lead to failure in a traditional Anglo educational setting with non-Indian teachers. Eight recommendations for educators are provided. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A