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Low Income and Minority Students in Gifted Programs

by Jael Rivas

<p>This e-book examines the underlying issues preventing equitable representation of low-income and minority students within existing gifted education programs. It also presents promising practices integrated in programs that have been ...

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Mad Bath in the Rainforest: Costa Rica

by Magdalena Matulewicz

<p>This time we will take you to the Costa Rican rainforest full of stunning colours, howling monkeys and hidden waterfalls. Dare yourself cross hanging bridges, explore volcanic craters and feed baby toucans with us. Get ready for your boiling ...

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Manufacturing Hope and Despair

The School and Kin Support Networks of U.S.-Mexican Youth

by Ricardo D. Stanton-Salazar

<p>Relying on a wealth of ethnographic and statistical data, this groundbreaking volume documents the many constraints and social forces that prevent Mexican-origin adolescents from constructing the kinds of networks that provide access to ...

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Maribel’s First Day

by Irma L. Almager

<p>Maribel’s First Day is a narrative description of the first day of school experience for a teenage Mexican American high school student. During this one school day, Maribel Rivera goes to five teachers’ classrooms and describes what she sees,

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Mathematics Education at Highly Effective Schools That Serve the Poor

Strategies for Change

by Richard S. Kitchen, Julie DePree, Sylvia Celed¢n-Pattichis & others

<p>This book presents research findings about school-level and district-level practices and successful strategies employed in mathematics education by highly effective schools that serve high-poverty communities. It includes both the theory and ...

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Mending Walls

Historical, Socio?Political, Economic, and Geographical Perspectives

by Richard A. Diem & Michael J. Berson

This volume of the International Social Studies Forum offers papers presented at the 2016 Social Studies Education Forum International Conference that was held in Berlin, Germany in June, 2016. The authors are a cross section of international ...

ISBN: 9781681238333

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Mexican Americans and Education

El saber es poder

by Estela Godinez Ballón

<p>As the Mexican American student population in U.S. public schools climbs to over 8 million, the establishment of policies that promote equity and respect have never been more crucial. <em>In Mexican Americans and Education</em>, Estela ...

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Mi Padre

Mexican Immigrant Fathers and Their Children's Education

by Sarah Gallo

<p><em>Mi Padre</em> centers on the promise of parent involvement practices that build upon the range of linguistic and sociocultural resources that Latin immigrant students and their families bring to school. Through the experiences of Mexican ...

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Mi Revalueshanary Fren

by Linton Kwesi Johnson

<div><p>“Few poets of the last thirty years have approached his diversity of formal innovations; few have communicated so intensively via performances and recordings, as often as not with integral musical settings; and few have proved so ...

ISBN: 9781619321571

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Migration, Religion, and Schooling in Liberal Democratic States

by Bruce A. Collet

<p>Speaking to an increasingly fluid world involving the migration of peoples and cultures, the global resilience of religion, and the role of schooling in fostering liberal democratic values, this book investigates the degree to which secular ...

ISBN: 9781317230526

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Mixed-Race Youth and Schooling

The Fifth Minority

by Sandra Winn Tutwiler

<p>This timely, in-depth examination of the educational experiences and needs of mixed-race children (&quot;the fifth minority&quot;) focuses on the four contexts that primarily influence learning and development: the family, school, community, ...

ISBN: 9781317693420

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Multiculturalism, Dialectical Thought, and Social Justice Pedagogy

A Study from the Borderlands

by Daniel Ian Rubin

This monograph lays out a qualitative, collective case study designed to assess how students in a secondary Latina/Latino Literature class began to think dialectically about issues of social justice. By using various methods of data collection, ...

ISBN: 9781681238111

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Multiracial Identity in Children’s Literature

Reading Diversity In the Classroom

by Amina Chaudhri

<p>Racially mixed children make up the fastest growing youth demographic in the U.S., and teachers of diverse populations need to be mindful in selecting literature that their students can identify with. This volume explores how books for ...

ISBN: 9781317507840

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Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America

A Comprehensive Guide

by Raymond Torres-Santos

<p><em>Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America</em>: <em>A Comprehensive Guide,</em> features music education from twenty of the most important Latin American countries and Caribbean islands. The islands and countries represented ...

ISBN: 9781475833195

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Muslim Educators in American Communities

by Charles L. Glenn

<p>Political rhetoric and popular concern about the presence in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe of immigrants from predominantly-Muslim societies has remained largely detached from the actual reality of the lives and the ...

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Name Games: A Multicultural Children's Story

by Gloria Ng

<p data-version="1.1"> Olátòrò, a Nigerian American nine-year-old girl, comes to terms with her Yorùbá name after facing a name-calling incident in her school, a diverse educational setting in America. Self-consciousness turns to new ...

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Navigating Assessment with Linguistically Diverse Learners

by KeriAnne Croce

This book addresses how to assess and instruct students while also honoring their cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Many individuals want to support their multilingual learners but do not have the language skills to work in a bilingual or ...

ISBN: 9781681238272

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Negotiating Identities

Anglophones Teaching and Living in Quebec

by Diane Gerin-Lajoie

<p>As members of an official linguistic minority in Canada, Anglophone teachers living and working in Quebec have a distinct experience of the relationship between language and identity. In <em>Negotiating Identities</em>, Diane Gérin-Lajoie ...

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New Museology

by Peter Vergo

<p>With essays by Charles Saumarez Smith, Ludmilla Jordanova, Paul Greenhalgh, Colin Sorensen, Nick Merriman, Stephen Bann, Philip Wright, Norman Palmer and Peter Vergo.</p> <p>&quot;A lively and controversial symposium ... ...

ISBN: 9781861896704

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New Ways to Engage Parents

Strategies and Tools for Teachers and Leaders, K12

by Patricia Edwards

<p>Just as populations change, ideas about how to encourage and work with parents also need to evolve. This practical resource by bestselling author Patricia Edwards provides school leaders and classroom teachers with new and creative ways in ...

ISBN: 9780807773895

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