Best for Our Children Critical Perspectives on Literacy for Latino Students

ISBN-10: 0807740063
ISBN-13: 9780807740064
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introductionp. 1
Sociocultural, Sociohistorical, and Sociopolitical Context of Literacy
The Diversity of Schooling: A Cultural-Historical Approachp. 13
Teacher as Sociocultural, Sociohistorical Mediator: Teaching to the Potentialp. 29
The Need for Educators with Political and Ideological Clarity: Providing Our Children with "The Best"p. 48
Mainstream Ideology and Literacy Instruction for Spanish-Speaking Childrenp. 65
Biliteracy, Hybridity, and other Literacies
Starting Off Right: Planting the Seeds for Biliteracyp. 81
Unleashing Possibilities: Biliteracy in the Primary Gradesp. 96
Literacy as Hybridity: Moving Beyond Bilingualism in Urban Classroomsp. 122
Hooked on Writing: Linking Literacy to Students' Lived Experiencesp. 142
Reading the Word by Reading the World
Strategic Reading for Language-Related Disabilities: The Case of a Bilingual Latina Studentp. 153
Reflections on the Power of Spanish: Confessions from the Fieldp. 168
Reading Adolescents/Adolescents Reading: Toward Critically Literate Latino Youthp. 184
Literacy Development of Latino Students: Using Our Present Realities to Shape Our Futuresp. 198
It's About YOUth!: Chicano High School Students Revisioning Their Academic Identityp. 213
Parent Narratives: The Cultural Bridge Between Latino Parents and Their Childrenp. 229
Afterword: Re/constructing a New Realityp. 245
Indexp. 249
About the Editors and the Contributorsp. 257
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