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Lee, Jennifer; Zhou, Min – Russell Sage Foundation, 2015
Asian Americans are often stereotyped as the "model minority." Their sizeable presence at elite universities and high household incomes have helped construct the narrative of Asian American "exceptionalism." While many scholars and activists characterize this as a myth, pundits claim that Asian Americans' educational attainment…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnic Stereotypes, Chinese Americans, Immigrants
Maramba, Dina C., Ed.; Fong, Timothy P., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2020
Between 2000 and 2015 the Asian American Pacific Islander population grew from nearly 12 million to over 20 million--at 72% percent recording the fastest growth rate of any major ethnic and racial group in the US. This book, the first to focus wholly on Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Institutions (AANAPISIs) and their…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, American Indian Students
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2009
This research anthology is the fifth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and examines the patterns of Asian parents'…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Parents, Parent Student Relationship, Asian American Students
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
Blum, Lawrence; Burkholder, Zoë – University of Chicago Press, 2021
The promise of a free, high-quality public education is supposed to guarantee every child a shot at the American dream. But our widely segregated schools mean that many children of color do not have access to educational opportunities equal to those of their white peers. In "Integrations," historian Zoë Burkholder and philosopher…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Racial Integration, Public Education, Equal Education
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Lee, Stacey J., Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
This research anthology is the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Asian American Students, High School Students
Ellis, Antonio L., Ed.; Hartlep, Nicholas D., Ed.; Ladson-Billings, Gloria, Ed.; Stovall, David O., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2021
Breaking away from the historically dominant narrative that White females make the best teachers, this book contends that effective teachers can be both "windows" and "mirrors" for students. Teachers should reflect the student population in racial and cultural terms while also serving as windows for students to see…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Story Telling, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Principles
Joseph, Ralina L.; Briscoe-Smith, Allison – Teachers College Press, 2021
"Generation Mixed Goes to School" radically listens to and weaves together stories of mixed-race children and youth, teachers, and caregivers with perspectives and research from social and developmental psychology, Critical Mixed Race Studies, and education. This book investigates how implicit bias affects multiracial kids in unforeseen…
Descriptors: Multiracial Persons, Student Diversity, Ethnicity, Student Attitudes
Rafalow, Matthew H. – University of Chicago Press, 2020
In the digital age, schools are a central part of a nationwide effort to make access to technology more equitable, so that all young people, regardless of identity or background, have the opportunity to engage with the technologies that are essential to modern life. Most students, however, come to school with digital knowledge they've already…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Technology Uses in Education, Racial Bias, Social Bias
Park, Julie J. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
In "Race on Campus," Julie J. Park argues that there are surprisingly pervasive and stubborn myths about diversity on college and university campuses, and that these myths obscure the notable significance and admirable effects that diversity has had on campus life. Based on her analysis of extensive research and data about contemporary…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Colleges, Universities, Misconceptions
Agarwal-Rangnath, Ruchi, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
Bringing together an inspirational group of educators, this book provides key insights into what it means to implement social justice ideals with young children. Each chapter highlights a teacher's experience with a specific aspect of social justice and ethnic studies, including related research, projects and lesson plans, and implications for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Young Children, Ethnic Studies, Lesson Plans
Teranishi, Robert T. – Teachers College Press, 2010
Highly respected scholar Robert Teranishi draws on his vast research to present this timely and compelling examination of the experience of Asian Americans in higher education. "Asians in the Ivory Tower" explores why and how Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are important to our nation's higher education priorities and places the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Race, Multicultural Education, Pacific Islanders
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Goodwin, A. Lin, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005
This research anthology is the third volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian and…
Descriptors: Community Development, Cognitive Style, Ethnicity, Race
Chen, Edith Wen-Chu, Ed.; Omatsu, Glenn, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2006
The legitimization of Asian American Studies as an academic discipline has led to the publication of new research, policy reports, and creative writing. Despite the plethora of new scholarship, many significant findings and critical ideas have failed to effectively reach college and high school students or the general American public. "Teaching…
Descriptors: Workshops, American Studies, Pacific Americans, Asian Americans
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