This edited volume is dedicated to contemporary teachers. Its goal is to provide a practical book for in-service and pre-service teachers of bilingual/bicultural children. The authors, each of whom is herself bilingual/bicultural, share personal wisdom garnered from working in classrooms with bilingual/bicultural learners. This book provides practical knowledge for teachers who are struggling to meet the needs of increasingly diverse classrooms.
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2010. XIV, 188 pp.
Contents: Antonia Darder: Foreword – Lourdes Diaz Soto/Haroon Kharem: Introduction – Lourdes Diaz Soto/Haroon Kharem: Engaging
the World of Teacher Preparation on Behalf of Bilingual/Bicultural Learners – Charise Pimentel: Color-coded Bilingualism –
Linda Guardia Jackson/Sheila Bernal Guzman/Guadalupe Ramos: Learning a Borderland Professional Identity – Alma Rubal-Lopez:
Nuyorican – Luis Urrieta, Jr.: Whitestreaming: Why Some Latinas/os Fear Bilingual Education – Maria R. Scharrón-del Río: Puertorriqueña
como yo – Delida Sanchez: Race Matters for Bilingual/Bicultural Children – Octavio Pimentel: Mi Pobre Guerito – Frances V.
Rains/Melody Bidtah/Lovera Black Crow/Kara Horton/Toni Jones: American Indian Mothers Speaking from the Heart – Marion Lynch:
The Role of Teacher Beliefs in the Bilingual/Bicultural Classroom – Lena Boustani Darwich: Responsive Teaching: Our Muslim
Students’ Learning Expectations – Noelle Gentile: Exploration for School Action-Based Learning – Mercedes E. Cepeda: Culture
and Language in the Classroom from the Perspective of a Latina Teacher – Sharon L. Hixon: Teachers Overcoming Silence – Elizabeth
P. Quintero: Learning from Children’s and Teachers’ Stories – Irene V. Garza: Immigrants in Our Own Land – Haroon Kharem/Genevieve
Collura: Teachers Rethinking Their Pedagogical Attitudes in the Bicultural/Bilingual Classroom.