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Jocson, Korina M., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In what ways can teachers build on youth culture to improve learning opportunities in the classroom? In this fascinating and highly readable collection, Korina M. Jocson brings together more than two dozen scholars, artists, educators, and youth workers to illustrate how nondominant youth can be engaged through various social justice arts…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Education, Art Activities, Student Projects
Richardson, Richard, Jr.; Martinez, Mario – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
"Policy and Performance in American Higher Education" presents a new approach to understanding how public policy influences institutional performance, with practical insight for those charged with crafting and implementing higher education policy. Public institutions of higher learning are called upon by state governments to provide…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy
Norrby, Catrin; Hajek, John – Multilingual Matters, 2011
This book brings together current research by leading international scholars on the often contentious nature of language policies and their practical outcomes in North America, Australia and Europe. It presents a range of perspectives from which to engage with a variety of pressing issues raised by multilingualism, multiculturalism, immigration,…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Service Occupations, Language Planning, Citizenship
Howes, Carollee, Ed.; Pianta, Robert C., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Improving teacher quality in early education is a major part of ensuring young children's school readiness and closing the achievement gap. This is the book decision-makers and administrators need to begin developing coordinated, effective teacher quality systems--ones that not only get teachers ready for the classroom, but also promote continuous…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Teacher Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Incentives
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1976
New Mexico, the fifth largest state, measures 390 miles from north to south and 350 miles from east to west. Six of the 7 life zones found in the U.S. are represented within the State's 77,866,240 acres. Its population has tended to congregate at altitudes of 7,000 feet and below, especially in areas where water is available. This booklet,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Swadesh, Frances Leon; And Others – 1975
New Mexico was inhabited thousands of years ago. Each group of settlers saw the land in distinct ways. For some, its beauty consisted of its quality, the abundance of water, and the hope of a good harvest. For others, its beautiful sites were of more importance. Thus, each group established its own manner of living on the land and of using it.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Area Studies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Kagan, Sharon Lynn, Ed.; Tarrant, Kate, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Smooth early childhood transitions are key to ensuring positive outcomes for young children the world over--but in today's fragmented early education systems, it's difficult to ensure continuity among programs and services. Early childhood professionals will help change that with this book, the first to propose a comprehensive, practical framework…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, School Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Haworth, Penny, Ed.; Craig, Cheryl, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
This volume identifies, illustrates, compares, contrasts and provides informed reflective commentary on the diverse career trajectories of English language teachers, teacher educators and researchers. Increased migration and globalisation pressures have led to dramatic changes in English language teaching over the last few decades. The resulting…
Descriptors: Career Development, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Roberts, Shelley – 2001
Nortenos, or Hispanos, are Spanish-heritage residents of northern New Mexico whose ancestors settled in the region in the 17th and 18th centuries and were long isolated from the U.S. mainstream. The ebb and flow of cultural crosscurrents in northern New Mexico add richness and complexity to educational issues faced by the Norteno community. This…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Cultural Maintenance, Culture Conflict
Sharp, Pat Tipton, Ed.; And Others – 1994
This book is comprised of seven annotated regional resource guides to selected print and nonprint materials for grades K-8. Each regional bibliography is divided into state sections identifying materials that relate to the history, culture, geography, resources, industries, literature and lore, and famous figures of the states in the region. This…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction
Gunnerson, Dolores A. – 1974
Focusing on the ultimate fate of the Cuartelejo and/or Paloma Apaches known in archaeological terms as the Dismal River people of the Central Plains, this book is divided into 2 parts. The early Apache (1525-1700) and the Jicarilla Apache (1700-1800) tribes are studied in terms of their: persistent cultural survival, social/political adaptability,…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), American Indians, Anthropology, Cultural Background
Deese-Roberts, Susan; Keating, Kathleen – 2000
This book proposes the application of peer tutoring to library instruction, primarily in the academic library setting. Chapter 1 provides a brief historical view of library instruction and current trends that make peer tutoring a possible form of library service. Chapter 2 describes peer tutoring as currently practiced in higher education.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Library Instruction
Galvan, Roberto A.; Teschner, Richard V. – 1977
This is a supplementary dictionary of the Spanish spoken by Chicanos in the states of Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Florida. The nearly 8,000 entries represent a compilation of Chicano words and phrases not typically found in standard dictionaries. Items are listed alphabetically in Spanish, followed by an English…
Descriptors: Definitions, Dialect Studies, Dictionaries, Glossaries
Martinez, Sampson; Cummings, Tom – 1975
Written by a 1975 high school graduate and a curriculum specialist, this monograph briefly describes the history of Ramah, New Mexico. Presenting the Navajo point of view, emphasis is on the socioeconomic influence of the Mormons and the Texas (Anglo) ranchers who settled in the Ramah area. Particular attention is given to: (1) land acquisition;…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships
Elsasser, Nan; And Others – 1980
The life stories of 21 Hispanic women of New Mexico spanning roughly four generations, are recorded in this book. Four sections ("But I Remember,""The Soul of the Home,""Little by Little," and "A Lighted Fire") develop these central themes: the shift from a rural to an urban environment; the struggle to…
Descriptors: Biographies, Career Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Discrimination
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