Perspectives on Latinos

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National Council of Teachers of, 1999 - Education - 168 pages
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Gathers together 16 articles authored mainly by Latino scholars which explore mathematics education issues related to the Latino population. The articles reject previous deficit models of Latino learning and address such topics as the effect of bilingualism, the use of learning aids, staff development, and the contribution of constructivist theory. Concluding articles present a few case studies of mathematics education programs.

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NORMA G. HERNANDEZ is Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Studies, University of Texas (El Paso).

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