ERIC Number: EJ917031
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
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Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Youth: An Interview with Fenice B. Boyd
Boyd, Fenice B.; Moore, David W.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v54 n6 p455-457 Mar 2011
David Moore interviews Fenice Boyd, an associate professor and associate dean for teacher education in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Sociocultural theory informs her work with multicultural literature and its uses across the curriculum. She asks educators to consider opportunity gaps and go beyond mainstream policies and procedures when teaching culturally and linguistically diverse children and teens as well as children of poverty.
Descriptors: Interviews, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs, Sociocultural Patterns, Administrator Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Educational Trends, Teacher Education Programs, Ethnic Diversity, Vocational Interests
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
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