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Cho, Grace – Multicultural Education, 2015
Little empirical research has examined the cause of language shift or the factors related to the heritage language (HL) development of language minority groups. This study investigates the factors that facilitate or inhibit the HL development of second-generation Korean Americans, with a focus on adolescent HL learners, who go through phases in…
Descriptors: Native Language, Korean Americans, High School Students, Second Language Learning
DeCastro-Ambrosetti, Debra; Cho, Grace – Multicultural Education, 2011
Educators in the United States have been socialized to believe that their mission in teaching is to play nice and treat all of their students the same, regardless of race, ethnicity, class, or gender. What is often missing in this teaching-all-equally approach is a counter-narrative that questions whether teachers can in fact successfully act as…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Student Evaluation, Adolescents, Preservice Teacher Education
DeCastro-Ambrosetti, Debra; Cho, Grace – Multicultural Education, 2005
This article presents the findings of a study that examined how teachers view parents and children of diverse cultural groups. The authors explored secondary preservice and inservice teachers perceptions of diverse cultural groups and the value these parents place on education. They selected pre-service and in-service teachers enrolled in courses…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Family Environment, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Cho, Grace; Shin, Fay; Krashen, Stephen – Multicultural Education, 2004
Heritage languages (HL) are language spoken by the children of immigrants or by those who immigrated to a country when young. The purpose of this article is to briefly review what is known about heritage language development over time and to identify some gaps in people's knowledge. In this article, the authors consider three aspects: how much HL…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Heritage Education