Perspectives on Latinos

Perspectives on Latinos

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This book focuses on a number of salient research and practice issues in the teaching and learning of mathematics among the second largest minority group in the United States, Latinos. Chapters include: (1) qUnderstanding the Needs of Latino Students in Reform-Oriented Mathematics Classroomsq (Judit N. Moschkovich); (2) qLatinos, Income, and Mathematics Achievement: Beating the Oddsq (Luis Ortiz-Franco); (3) qIsn't English a Trip?q (Jose Franco); (4) qSpanish-English Language Issues in the Mathematics Classroomq (Pilar Ron); (5) qAdapting Mathematics Instruction for English-Language Learners: The Language-Concept Connectionq (Leslie Garrison and Jill Kerper Mora); (6) qThe Mathematics-Bilingual Education Connection: Two Lessonsq (Norma G. Hernandez); (7) qMathematizing Children's Stories, Helping Children Solve Word Problems, and Supporting Parental Involvementq (Ana Maria Lo Cicero, Karen C. Fuson, Martha Allexsaht-Snider); (8) qChallenging Conventional Wisdom: A Case Studyq (Lena Licon Khisty); (9) qTeachers and Students' Attitudes toward the Use of Manipulatives in Two Predominantly Latino School Districtsq (Maria L. Bustamante and Betty Travis); (10) qPortafolio de Matematica: Using Mathematics Portfolios with Latino Studentsq (Leslie Garrison); (11) qTaking on the Challenge of Mathematics for Allq (Richard G. Doty, Susan Mercer, and Marjorie A. Henningsen); (12) qStaff Development to Foster Latino Students' Success in Mathematics: Insights from Constructivismq (Gary Ivory, Dolores R. Chaparro, and Stanley Ball); (13) qTexPREP and Proyecto Access: Making Mathematics Work for Minoritiesq (Julio Guillen and Manuel P. Berriozabal); (14) qThe Minority Mathematics and Science Education Cooperative (MMSEC) Success Storyq (Olga M. Ramirez and John E. Bernard); (15) qA Model of Tutoring that Helps Students Gain Access to Mathematical Competenceq (Yolanda De La Cruz); and (16) qThere's More to Mathematics Than Choosing the Letter C: The Limitations of Test-Driven Interventionq (Milagros M. Seda and Carmen M. Seda). (ASK)Poo VooAc5orr^5_^Q. Cav^alt;^Vc^bs-- agt;6 ccco ayz. f^e Falt;^\ Ao Title: page from the mathematics journal Points: 3 21 ... The forms of evaluation include the number of errors on benchmark tests, written comments, and holistic scoring based on a rubric. ... Improving Instruction and Making Instructional Decisions Working in grade-level groups, teachers determine the ... Her written response is in four parts: (1) the correct answer, (2) an attempt to explain the answer: aquot;just because it is, aquot; (3)anbsp;...

Title:Perspectives on Latinos
Author: Luis Ortiz-Franco, Norma G. Hernandez, Yolanda De la Cruz
Publisher:National Council of Teachers of - 1999

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