Bicultural parent engagement : advocacy and empowerment
Source:Teachers College Press, New York, p.246 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb LB1048.5 .B53 2011
Keywords:Biculturalism--United States, Bilingual--United States, Education, Education--Parent participation--United States, Hispanic American children--Education
Contents: Critical voices in bicultural parent engagement: a framework for transformation / Edward M. Olivos, Alberto M. Ochoa, and Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos -- Parental involvement in the home: a critical view through a multicultural lens / Robert P. Moreno, Kristal Lewis-Menchaca, and James Rodriguez -- Culturally proficient school communities: connecting bicultural parents to schools / Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey -- Using family stories to foster parent and pre-service teacher relationships / Maria Lombos Wlazlinski and Jim Cummins -- Parent engagement and equity in a dual language program / Sheila Shannon -- Engaging bicultural parents for democratic schooling / Art Pearl -- Models of parent-teacher/school engagement in a time of educational reform, increased diversity, and globalization / Carl A. Grant and Aubree A. Potter -- A parent advocate's vision of a 21st century model for bicultural parent engagement / Mary Johnson -- Bicultural parents as transformative change agents through action research in schools and in the community / Martha Montero-Sieburth -- Becoming civic: the active engagement of Latino immigrant parents in public schools / Veronica Terriquez and John Rogers -- The struggle for democratic and transformative parent engagement / Alberto M. Ochoa, Edward M. Olivos, and Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos.
"This book examines how commonly applied approaches to parent involvement in schools do not easily transfer to bilingual and bicultureal families. The authors--respected scholars in the field of educational equity--provide real-life examples, practical strategies, discussion questions, and suggestions for ensuring that schools welcome and value bicultural families."