ERIC Number: EJ431038
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Transforming Deficit Myths about Learning, Language, and Culture.
Flores, Barbara; And Others
Language Arts, v68 n5 p369-79 Sep 1991
Contends that the category "at risk" rests on myths about learning, language, and culture that are based on a deficit view of children who are not from mainstream culture backgrounds. Offers other assumptions about the learning, culture, and the teaching of language on which language arts educators should base their instructional practices. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Themed Issue: At Risk and the Language Arts.