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Association of American Educators, 2016
Competing in a new global economy is a top national priority. Citing declining student performance in core subjects, policymakers are calling for solutions that give students an edge. The Association of American Educators (AAE) knows that a growing network of professional educators will be instrumental in building the bridge between sweeping…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Teacher Associations, Educational Policy, Needs Assessment
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Rojas, Leticia – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This one-year qualitative study examined the ways in which five Chicana/o and Latina/o teachers committed to social justice perceived their roles in their college-going work with Latina/o students, as well as the challenges threatening their efforts with students. Building on Stanton-Salazar's (2011) concept of "empowerment social…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Educational Opportunities, College Bound Students, Qualitative Research
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Alanís, Iliana – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
Changing demographics have led to a need for dual language teachers to adjust their pedagogy to best meet the needs of second language learners in dual language programs. However, the development of linguistic and cognitive skills for dual language learners continues to challenge early childhood teachers (Martinez, 2010; García & Kleifgen,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Activities, Bilingual Education, Preschool Education
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Zerquera, Desiree D.; Acevedo-Gil, Nancy; Flores, Elizabeth; Marantal, Patrick – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This study used descriptive statistics to complicate the national narrative of Latina/o/x student college-going trends and aims to provide directions for future research on Latina/o/x students in the community college. Taking a state-by-state perspective, this study examined whether Latina/o/x college students enrolled in community colleges at…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, National Surveys
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Salas, Spencer; D'Amico, Mark M.; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; González Canché, Manuel S.; Atwell, Adam K. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
After the choice of a two-year college, more choices follow--and individuals make those choices based on a combination of knowing why (aspirations), knowing how (gaining knowledge and skills), and knowing whom (sources of information about college and careers). In this article, we unpack the relationship between two-year college students' choices…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, Hispanic American Students, College Students, College Choice
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Wang, Lynn J. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This was an exploratory qualitative study utilizing tenets of phenomenology to examine the lived experiences of front-line student services professionals in Admissions and Financial Aid and their dilemmas in interpreting and implementing California Assembly Bill 540 (2001) in their interactions with undocumented students. Front-line student…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Access to Education, College Bound Students, Qualitative Research
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Vélez-Ibáñez, Carlos G. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This article reviews hegemonic impositions of language and culture over the history of the Southwest North American Region, beginning with Spanish imperial attempts to erase the existing linguistic and cultural practices of Indigenous communities. It goes on to consider the educational processes by which English language and American culture were…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cultural Background, Spanish, American Indian Languages
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Esquinca, Alberto; de la Piedra, María Teresa; Herrera-Rocha, Lidia – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
With the goal of achieving bilingualism and biculturalism, dual language education (DL) has a social justice orientation. As the program option with the best track record of closing the achievement gap between Latinx and White students, DL programs can potentially create environments in which learners can develop knowledge of science, technology,…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Biculturalism, Social Justice, Achievement Gap
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Mortimer, Katherine S. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
While language hegemonies often take the form of one language imposed upon speakers of another, this article focuses on the hegemony of language boundaries themselves imposed upon everyday language practices, and in particular, upon those of teachers and students in bilingual classrooms. This examination of two different borderland contexts--El…
Descriptors: Spanish, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education Programs, Language Usage
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Anthony-Stevens, Vanessa; Griño, Paulina – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
This study examines the experiences of Indigenous Mexican educators following their participation in a transborder professional development initiative aimed at strengthening Indigenous Mexican education. Using qualitative and ethnographic methodologies, this article is guided by the following research questions: How do former participants in…
Descriptors: American Indians, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Ethnography
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O'Connor, Brendan H. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
Building on prior analyses of storytelling in migrant and transnational contexts (e.g. Baynham, 2014; De Fina, 2003; Haviland, 2005; Warriner, 2013), this article draws on research with "transfronterizo" (border-crossing) university students in South Texas to explore how transnational speakers use narrative to craft moral arguments in…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Moral Values, College Students, Mexican Americans
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Debenport, Erin – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2018
Discussions about migration, geography, and Indigenous language use are key ways that community members perform, negotiate, and contest identities and politics in multilingual Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, a federally-recognized Native nation located within the city of El Paso, Texas. This linguistic anthropological piece illustrates how tribal members…
Descriptors: American Indians, Self Concept, Multilingualism, American Indian Languages
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators Foundation, 2011
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) The Teacher Factor: Great Teachers Are the Key to Real…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Newsletters, Teacher Competencies, Academic Achievement
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators Foundation, 2011
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) Handling Bully Behavior: 3 Strategies to Make Your…
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Teaching (Occupation), Cheating, Bullying
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators Foundation, 2011
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) Creating New Paths, Attracting New Teachers: Why…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Tenure, Federal Legislation, Educational Change
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