ERIC Number: EJ574392
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Indigenous Peoples' Extended Family Relationships: A Source for Classroom Structure.
Smith, Douglas James
McGill Journal of Education, v32 n2 p125-38 Spr 1997
Explores the nature of indigenous extended family relationships and determines its potential for designing new classroom structures in bicultural schools. Reports supporting views from the work of several educators in bicultural schools. Shows that children in family-based schools had fewer late, absent, and dropout incidents than those in mainstream schools. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: McGill Journal of Education; 3700 McTavish Street; Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1Y2.