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Vazquez Dominguez, Max; Allexsaht-Snider, Martha; Buxton, Cory – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Building on a pedagogical model designed to support the teaching and learning of the language of science investigation practices with middle school emergent bilingual learners, we developed a series of soccer and science investigations to promote interest and engagement in science learning. We used assemblage theory to study how students engaged…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Activities, Science Achievement, Investigations
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Tarasawa, Beth – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2013
As the Latino/a immigrant population increases, racial conflict historically understood in terms of Black and White in the U.S. South has expanded to include new contestants in metro-Atlanta public schools. By examining market and sociological competition theoretical perspectives, this study investigates how language assistance resource…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Public Schools, Program Implementation, English Language Learners
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Pino, Nathan W.; Martinez-Ramos, Gloria P.; Smith, William L. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2012
Research on the academic ethic of Latino college students has not yet been conducted. In order to begin filling this gap in the literature, we surveyed Latino students at a state university to determine whether those who had an academic ethic in high school performed better in college. We also assessed the perceived helpfulness of a variety of…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Social Life, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers