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La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success

by Jennifer M. Matos (Author)
Textbook XVIII, 152 Pages
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Table Of Content

  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • About the author
  • About the book
  • This eBook can be cited
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. What Is Parental Engagement?
  • Chapter 3. Understanding Latinx Parental Engagement
  • Chapter 4. How Latinx Parental Engagement Became Invisible
  • Chapter 5. Manifestations of Cultural Capital: Participants at Smith College
  • Chapter 6. Manifestations of Cultural Capital: Participants at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Chapter 7. Manifestations of Cultural Capital: Participants at Holyoke Community College
  • Chapter 8. Latinx Parental Engagement: A Portrait in Two Puerto Rican Communities
  • Chapter 9. The Recipe for Latinx Student Success
  • Index

Jennifer M. Matos

La Familia and
Other Secret Ingredients
to Latinx Student Success

About the author

Jennifer M. Matos is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She teaches courses on racism, oppression and education, self-awareness, and teacher preparation. She is a graduate of the UMASS Amherst Social Justice Education program.

About the book

Almost like a well-kept family recipe, there exists in education secret ingredients into what makes Latinx students successful. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success demonstrates how Latinx parents, a well-kept secret ingredient, assist with the academic success of Latinx students at all educational levels. Understanding the power of this secret ingredient—and how to use it—can have a profound impact on success for Latinxs students and can be used as a model for how to work with and support students from all marginalized groups. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success is suitable for educators at all levels. This book can be used in general education and teacher preparation courses, ethnic studies courses, training for individuals in helping professions, or to launch exciting new dialogue.

This eBook can be cited

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Summary

Almost like a well-kept family recipe, there exists in education secret ingredients into what makes Latinx students successful. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success demonstrates how Latinx parents, a well-kept secret ingredient, assist with the academic success of Latinx students at all educational levels. Understanding the power of this secret ingredient—and how to use it—can have a profound impact on success for Latinxs students and can be used as a model for how to work with and support students from all marginalized groups. La Familia and Other Secret Ingredients to Latinx Student Success is suitable for educators at all levels. This book can be used in general education and teacher preparation courses, ethnic studies courses, training for individuals in helping professions, or to launch exciting new dialogue.

Details

Pages
XVIII, 152
ISBN (PDF)
9781433168307
ISBN (ePUB)
9781433168314
ISBN (Hardcover)
9781433167560
ISBN (Hardcover)
9781433162701
Language
English
Publication date
2019 (October)
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Oxford, Wien, 2019. XVIII, 152 pp., 6 tables

Biographical notes

Jennifer M. Matos (Author)

Jennifer M. Matos is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She teaches courses on racism, oppression and education, self-awareness, and teacher preparation. She is a graduate of the UMASS Amherst Social Justice Education program.

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