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Nash, Kindel; Panther, Leah; Arce-Boardman, Alicia – Reading Teacher, 2018
This article features a culturally sustaining practice that many early literacy teachers can adapt and use: "la historia de mi nombre"/the story of my name. The practice is described in the context of a second-grade bi/multilingual class as the Latinx students are learning about their names through culturally authentic literature,…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Grade 2
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López-Peláez, María Paz; Martínez-Morales, María; Moreno-Montoro, María Isabel; Tirado de la Chica, Ana – Educational Review, 2018
"Historias de mi barrio" is a piece of pedagogic research aimed at highlighting the way art can articulate the relationship between the educational context and a neighbourhood at high risk of social exclusion. The starting point for this study was to ask whether this type of research, centred around the arts, was suitable in complex…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Educational Environment, Social Isolation, Artists
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Bagley, Carl; Castro-Salazar, Ricardo – British Educational Research Journal, 2012
The article seeks to elucidate and academically position the genre of critical arts-based research in education. The article fuses Critical Race Theory (CRT), life history and performance, alongside work with undocumented American students of Mexican origin, to show how a politicised qualitative paradigmatic re envisioning can occur in which…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Theater Arts, Critical Theory, Race
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McClure, Greg; Fitts, Shanan – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2018
In this paper, we share the testimonio of Santana, an immigrant from rural México, who explained the ways that she navigates her life and raises her children as a Latina immigrant woman here in the southeastern United States. Our inquiry is guided by analysis of ethnographic interviews conducted with Santana over a period of three years. We argue…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Females, Personal Narratives, Ethnography
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Alarcon, Wanda; Cruz, Cindy; Jackson, Linda Guardia; Prieto, Linda; Rodriguez-Arroyo, Sandra – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2011
This storytelling begins with a positioning of why and how we use "testimonio" as part of a larger project of social justice and transformative pedagogies. In this collective "testimonio," 5 working-class Latina scholars tell the stories of their struggles to overcome the challenges of language and assimilation, of gender discrimination and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning
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Thomas-Duckwitz, Claire M.; Hess, Robyn S.; Atcherly, Elsa – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
This multiple case study examined parent involvement perspectives among seven immigrant mothers from Mexico. All the participants came from limited educational and socioeconomic backgrounds, and reported that they immigrated to the United States for greater opportunity. These background experiences seemed to shape their current role…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mexican Americans, Immigrants, Parent Participation
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Lara Herrera, Romero – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This article focuses on Mexican students' perceptions of learning the history of Mexico in English through content-based instruction, which is one of many types of bilingual pedagogical approaches that are now considered established approaches in Mexico and around the globe. A phenomenological approach was chosen in order to understand and examine…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Student Attitudes, History Instruction, Language of Instruction
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Kendig, Catherine – Science & Education, 2013
Hasok Chang ("Sci Educ" 20:317-341, 2011) shows how the recovery of past experimental knowledge, the physical replication of historical experiments, and the extension of recovered knowledge can increase scientific understanding. These activities can also play an important role in both science and history and philosophy of science…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Science History, Science Education, Science Education History
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Hernandez Rivera, Stephanie; Frias, Dora S. – Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education, 2021
In this paper, we utilize conocimiento as a method to work towards Coyolxauhqui consciousness, and recorded pláticas where we examine our experiences as two Queer Latina, early-career practitioners in student affairs. This work was our effort to understand, process, and heal from experiences that have been oppressive, hurtful, and damaging to us.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Homosexuality, Spanish Speaking
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Conlisk Gallegos, Liliana – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2021
The "Rainbow Journalism" (RJ) course was a way to proactively channel the devastating effects 45 had on the CSUSB community. This article focuses on the decolonial tactics of RJ, which are simultaneously founded in the "transfronteriza" experiences of the author and Xicanx, Africana, Feminist, Queer resistance approaches. Both…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Journalism Education, Feminism, LGBTQ People
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Marrun, Norma Angelica – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
In the past decade, we have seen a significant growth in Latina/o college enrollment. Rarely is Latino families' engagement in their children's educational aspirations acknowledged for this increase in the rate of Latinas/os attending college. I examined how first-generation Latina/o students reflected on and retold stories of how their families…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Attendance, First Generation College Students, Academic Persistence
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Porras González, Nohora Inés – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article presents the results of a study on utilizing stories for teaching English as a foreign language to children in first, second and third grades. It was carried out in a Colombian public elementary school in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The proposal was initiated by a group of student-teachers at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Seccional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Story Telling
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Samier, Eugenie – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2006
This paper discusses the contributions history can make to educational administration and how history needs to be conceptualised as a humanities discipline to serve this purpose, including two aspects of the field of particular relevance to educational administration and leadership, biography and comparative studies. The value of history is…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Comparative Analysis, Humanities, Historical Interpretation
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Valdeon, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2011
This paper examines the connection between translation and narratives of history, with particular attention to Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" and its Spanish version, "La otra historia de los Estados Unidos". It is argued that translation interacts with history in many ways: translation is fundamental to history and, in…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, United States History, History Instruction
Casalduero, Joaquin – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Characterization, Historical Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature, Novels
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