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Trigos-Carrillo, Lina; Rogers, Rebecca – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2017
Twenty years after the New London Group's publication of "A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies," we present an analytical literature review that traces the routes and roots of multiliteracies scholarship in Latin America. We found high research activity in Latin America in the areas of literacy education and critical literacy; indigenous,…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Disadvantaged, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries
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Adams, Marilyn Jager; Henry, Marcia K. – School Psychology Review, 1997
Examines and refutes six myths about beginning and developing reading instruction. Discusses importance of teaching phonological awareness and decoding in beginning reading and of teaching syllable patterns and morpheme patterns from Anglo-Saxon, Greek, and Latin roots and affixes in developing reading. (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Classical Languages, Greek, Latin
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Agosin, Marjorie – MultiCultural Review, 1999
Reflects on the traditions of Jewish Latin American literature, with its roots in the culture of Sephardic Jews who left Europe. One of the central themes of this literature, which is frequently written in the traditional Judeo-Spanish "ladino," is migration. (SLD)
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Jews, Latin American Culture, Latin American Literature
Arnold, Steven; Reineke, Kelly Rae – Grassroots Development, 1996
As local pressures mount and state resources dwindle, intermediary organizations are emerging throughout Latin America. Although theoretically enabling people at the grass roots to participate in their own development and reap the benefits of their labor, the costs and tensions are often not worth the burden. Explores the quandaries that new…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrators, Burnout, Community Action
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Henry, Marcia K. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1993
Suggests that students in upper elementary grades and high schools may benefit from extended decoding and spelling instruction, requiring strategies going well beyond phonics. Asserts that learning about morphological structure may provide the strategies needed to decode and spell multisyllabic words. Reviews literature providing a rationale for…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decoding (Reading), Instructional Design, Intermediate Grades