This powerful book demonstrates how culturally responsive teaching can make learning come alive. Drawing on his experience as a fifth-grade teacher in a multiethnic school where children spoke over 14 different home languages, the author reveals how he created a language arts curriculum from the students' own rich cultural resources, narratives, and identities.
Immigrant Students and Literacy
Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Reading, Writing, and Remembering
Practitioner Inquiry Series
Education & Reference /