ERIC Number: EJ573354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Unlock Their Lonely Hearts.
Voices from the Middle, v6 n1 p3-10 Sep 1998
Argues that, for new immigrant children, literacy education that challenges students to speak and engage in meaningful work (not worksheets and handwriting practice) is the key to initiating them into American culture, to helping them feel this country is their home, and to unlocking their lonely hearts. Focuses on the special problems of Chinese students living in Chinatown. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Second Language Learners. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096.