ERIC Number: EJ624213
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Providing a Culturally Relevant Curriculum for Hispanic Children.
Menchaca, Velma D.
Multicultural Education, v8 n3 p18-20 Spr 2001
A culturally relevant curriculum lets Hispanic students learn from a familiar cultural base and connect new knowledge to their own experiences, thus empowering them to build on personal knowledge. Teachers must understand Hispanic culture to help students embrace the authentic information they receive. Describes culturally relevant curriculum and presents culturally relevant lessons for health, science, social studies, and language arts. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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