ERIC Number: EJ544877
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Education of Hispanics in Early Childhood: Of Roots and Wings.
Garcia, Eugene E.
Young Children, v52 n3 p5-14 Mar 1997
Notes the challenges posed by cultural diversity in the United States. Presents a demographic assessment of factors relating to the schooling of culturally diverse populations, analysis of challenges associated with the growing number of language-minority students who are Hispanic, and conceptual and empirical perspectives precipitating a more informed approach to the education of Hispanics in early childhood. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, English (Second Language), Family Influence, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking, Non English Speaking, Poverty, Socioeconomic Influences, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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