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Crossing cultural borders : education for immigrant families in America

Author: Concha Delgado-Gaitan; Enrique T Trueba
Publisher: London ; New York : Falmer Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes day to day interaction of children with adults, siblings & peers in the home, school & community.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Concha Delgado-Gaitan; Enrique T Trueba
ISBN: 185000885X 9781850008859 1850008868 9781850008866
OCLC Number: 21971467
Description: viii, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The role of culture in learning --
The sociocultural environment in Secoya --
Socialization in the home --
Storytelling and games: learning in community settings --
From school to home --
Towards an ethnography of empowerment --
Empowerment and educational reform. The role of culture in learning --
Socialization in the home --
Storytelling and games: learning in community settings --
Towards an ethnography of empowerment --
Empowerment and educational reform.
Responsibility: Concha Delgado-Gaitan and Henry Trueba.

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The difficulties that first-generation Hispanic children face in their education is examined in this book. The transformation from a rural home environment to a school system where a new language,  Read more...

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