Asset Based Pedagogies for Latino Youth

Asset Based Pedagogies for Latino Youth

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Asset-Based Pedagogies for Latino Youth explores the theory, research, and application of asset-based pedagogies as interventions against underperformance and school failure. Understanding differences in language and culture as strengths as opposed to deficiencies, this volume connects classroom practices to positive outcomes, preparing teachers to use ABP to promote academic achievement. With examples from research in and out of the classroom, this book provides future teachers with a critical understanding of how to support Latino more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 24 b/w images, 5 tables, 3 halftones and 21 line drawings
  • 1138911429
  • 9781138911420

About Francesca Lopez

Francesca Lopez is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Arizona, more

Table of contents

Table of Contents Acknowledgements Francesca López Foreword Amado Padilla Chapter 1: Introduction Francesca López Part I: A macro-to-micro overview of the context for Latino youth Chapter 2: Context for Latino Youth Francesca López Chapter 3: The Context of the Study: TUSD Desegregation and Obstacles for Latinos Francesca López Part II: Theories and Research Chapter 4: Altering Self-Fulfilling Prophesies: Teacher Beliefs and Teacher Behaviors Francesca López Chapter 5: Student Identity Francesca López Chapter 6: Policy Recommendations Francesca López Part III: Teacher Perspective on Asset-Based Pedagogy Chapter 7: Decolonizing Chican@ Studies to Rehumanize Xican@ Youth through Indigenous Pedagogies Mictlani González Chapter 8: A Counter Narrative: A Pedagogy of Love through Critical Race Theory José Alberto González Chapter 9: Culturally Responsive Practices in K-5 Classrooms Isabel Kelsey Chapter 10: On Becoming Human in White Skin Julie Elvick Chapter 11: Chicanismo and Carnalismo: An Asset Based Curriculum and Pedagogy Alexandro Salomón Escamillashow more