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ERIC Number: EJ762111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0890-6459
Affirming Diversity: A Conversation with Sonia Nieto, Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Nieto, Sonia; Jenlink, Patrick M.
Teacher Education and Practice, v18 n2 p175-184 Spr 2005
In this article, Sonia Nieto, professor of language, literacy, and culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Patrick M. Jenlink, editor of "Teacher Education & Practice," engage in conversation focused on the meaning and importance of affirming diversity in schools. Dr. Nieto has taught students at all levels, from elementary grades through graduate school. Her research focuses on multicultural education, the education of Latinos, immigrants, and other culturally and linguistically diverse students. She is author of "Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education" (2003, 4th ed.); "The Light in Their Eyes: Creating Multicultural Learning Communities" (1999); "What Keeps Teachers Going?" (2003); and two edited volumes, "Puerto Rican Students in U.S. Schools" (2000) and "Why We Teach" (2005). (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts