Education Across Borders

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Author(s): Patrick Sylvain
Original Publish Date: Nov 10, 2020
Product Number: EB00799318
Released: Nov 10, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780807052815
Publisher: Beacon Press
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Description

Explores how teachers can effectively educate students who immigrate from Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and other island nations and countries. The practices and values in the U.S. educational system position linguistically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse children and families at a disadvantage. In this collection, three educators and will draw on research, as well as their experiences as immigrants and educators, to address racial inequity in the classroom. With a focus on Haitian and Dominican students in the U.S., the authors will reveal the challenges that immigrant and first-generation students face. They'll also offer solutions to pressing questions such as: how can educators support Haitian Creole-speaking students; how do language policies and social justice intersect?; how can educators use culturally relevant teaching and community funds of knowledge to enrich school curriculum?<

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