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Rodriguez, Rodrigo Joseph – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2016
On the margins of El Paso, Texas, a teacher-librarian communicates daily to her students the following bilingual mantra: "'Esta biblioteca les pertenece a ustedes.' This is your very own library." Lisa M. López-Williamson is the teacher-librarian and literacy activist and advocate at William "Guillermo" C. Herrera Elementary…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Elementary Schools, Bilingual Education
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Ochako, Maureen N.; Aseey, Anne Achieng – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2020
This study examined operational strategies and sustainability factors on education intervention projects in Honduras, Central America. The study's purpose was to determine the role 0f project planning, capacity building, government investment and stakeholder engagement played in implementing educational interventions. Adopting a survey design and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Development, Capacity Building, Government Role
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Gonzales, Wendy; Hughes, Marie Tejero – Education Sciences, 2018
The growing diversity in schools in the United States resulting from the rising number of English learners (ELs) has put more pressure on both children and teachers. Teachers are faced with the challenge of meeting the educational needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners, including the unique needs of CLD children with…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Phonological Awareness, Student Diversity, Native Language
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de los Ríos, Cati V. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2020
This article explores how a local community came to value a Latinx bookstore as a supplementary knowledge space for Latinx history, literature, and culture. Findings detail how the bookstore served as a catalyst for a heterogeneous group of Latinx families and educators to: (1) access empowering reflections of Latinx histories that were not found…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Literature, Hispanic American Culture, Books, Retailing
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Necker, Gerold – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
In the seventeenth century, the Jewish mystical tradition which is known as Kabbalah was integrated into the curriculum of studying the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud. Kabbalah became popular in these times in the wake of the dissemination of Isaac Luria's teachings, in particular within the Jewish communities in Prague and Amsterdam, where members…
Descriptors: Judaism, Religious Factors, History, Religious Education
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2009
Simple, lively, and easy-to-understand science books in Spanish for the very young are the new reality in the publishing world. In contrast to previous years where there has been a wider selection of books for beginning, middle, and advanced readers, today publishers in the United States (with a few exceptions) seem to be concentrating on books…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Spanish, Science Instruction, Reading Materials
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Reyes, Cynthia C. – Research in the Teaching of English, 2009
This article is an exploration of how an alternative text reflects the multiple identities of one high school Latina, focusing in particular on her religious identity. In this ethnographic case study, the author addresses three questions: 1) In what ways does literacy activity inside the school, in the form of the science scrapbook, allow for this…
Descriptors: Clubs, Religion, Hispanic American Students, Science Activities
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2004
Spanish-speaking children, like children everywhere, are naturally interested in the world around them. If teachers are to encourage their understanding and appreciation of the natural and physical sciences, they should provide them with a wide variety of books they can read and understand. From board books about farm animals to a high-interest…
Descriptors: Sciences, Spanish Speaking, Physical Sciences, Animals
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Stanley, Joseph F. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
This essay explores Italian mercantile perceptions of the non-western Mediterranean world during the late Middle Ages. In particular, it analyzes the corpus of merchant manuals known as "pratiche della mercatura" and argues that the intercultural and cross-confessional material included in these handbooks were vital components that…
Descriptors: Business Communication, International Trade, Intercultural Communication, Guides
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Schon, Isabel – MultiCultural Review, 2000
Provides an annotated bibliography of recommended Spanish-language children's books. A total of 15 books are grouped in the following categories: (1) books for the very young; (2) fiction; (3) folklore; (4) literature; (5) poetry; and (6) history. (EV)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Foreign Language Books, Spanish Literature
Roy, Loriene – Library Media Connection, 2007
Ten years ago, in 1996, poet and children's book author, Pat Mora began celebrating "book joy" by founding a children's book and reading day, El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros or Children's Day/Book Day. Dia is modeled on National Children's Day Celebrations in Mexico held since 1925 when it was launched in conjunction with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Graduate Study, Libraries
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 1995
Lists outstanding science trade books for children written in Spanish for the year 1995. (NB)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Science Instruction
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2000
Lists children's science books written in Spanish in the categories of Biology, General Science, Nature, Physical Science, and Technology. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 1993
The science trade books that appear in this annotated bibliography are recommended for Spanish-speaking students. (PR)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Earth Science
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 1997
Presents an annotated list of recently published science trade books in Spanish that can engage students in a variety of science concepts. Books are listed in the categories of biology, ecology, general science, and technology. (JRH)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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