New Perspectives On Asian American Parents Students And Teacher Recruitment

Author: Clara C. Park
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607521938
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(Sponsored by SIGResearch on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education) This research anthology is the fifth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and examines the patterns of Asian parents’ involvement in the education of their children, as well as the direct and indirect effects on children’s academic achievement; Asian American children’s literacy development and learning strategies; Asian American teachers’ motivation to enter teaching profession, and strategies to recruit and retain them; the “model minority stereotype” of Asian American students and their socioemotional development; campus climate and perceived racism toward Asian American college students, etc. This series blends the work of well established Asian American scholars with the voices of emerging researchers and examines in close detail important issues in Asian American education, parental involvement, and teacher recruitment. Scholars and educational practitioners will find this book to be an invaluable and enlightening resource.

Handbook Of Research On Educational Leadership For Equity And Diversity

Author: Linda C. Tillman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113512843X
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The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership research. The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, sexual identity, and class. The Handbook both highly values the critically important strengths and assets that diversity brings to the United States and its schools, yet at the same time candidly critiques the destructive deficit thinking, biases, and prejudices that undermine school success for many groups of students. Well-known chapter authors explore diversity and related inequities in schools and the achievement problems these issues present to school leaders. Each chapter reviews theoretical and empirical evidence of these inequities and provides research-based recommendations for practice and for future research. Celebrating the broad diversity in U.S. schools, the Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity critiques the inequities connected to that diversity, and provides evidence-based practices to promote student success for all children.

Educating Asian Americans

Author: Russell Endo
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1623962153
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The achievement, schooling, and the ethnic identities of Asian American students are among the core areas in the field of Asian American education, yet there is much that remains to be uncovered, verified, contradicted, and learned through sound research, especially as the Asian American population rapidly increases in size and in the diversification of its characteristics. The chapters in this book deal present cuttingedge work in these three areas and contain innovative perspectives, new qualitative quantitative data, and discussions of the implications of findings for educational policies, practices, and programs. These chapters cover such specific topics as academic achievement gaps between Asian American and White students, contemporary school experiences of Southeast Asians and of undocumented Asian American students, perspectives on teaching immigrant and refugee students, and the development of ethnic identities. This work is authored by wellknown higher education faculty as well as emerging scholars. Overall, this material represents a valuable, timely, and useful contribution to the literature on Asian Americans that will be of interest to faculty, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and students.

International Handbook Of Research On Children S Literacy Learning And Culture

Author: Kathy Hall
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119237939
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The "International Handbook of Research in Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture" presents a careful distillation of the current research in the field of primary years literacy studies. Well known contributors critically review and synthesize seminal studies on various themes, offer fresh perspectives and conceptualizations, and point to new directions for further investigation and study. Chapters vividly illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary educational thinking and research on literacy by offering perspectives from a wide range of disciplines--from aesthetics and anthropology to cultural psychology and curriculum theory. Literacy topics are addressed in three sections, namely 'society, culture, and community', 'school, culture, and pedagogy', and 'teachers, culture, and identity'. In presenting cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the primary/elementary school years, the "International Handbook of Research in Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture" provides an essential resource for scholars, educators, and researchers in charting the future of the increasingly important field of literacy in the 21st century.

Asian American Education

Author: Xue Lan Rong
Publisher: Information Age Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781617354625
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Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology provide rich, detailed evidence and interpretations of the status and experiences of Asian American students, teachers, and programs in k-12 and higher education, including struggles with racism and other race-related issues. This material is authored by nationally-prominent scholars as well as highly-regarded emerging researchers. As a whole, this volume contributes to the deconstruction of the image of Asian Americans as a model minority and at the same time reconstructs theories to explain their diverse educational experiences. It also draws attention to the cultural and especially structural challenges Asian Americans face when trying to make institutional changes. This book will be of great interest to researchers, teachers, students, and other practitioners and policymakers concerned with the education of Asian Americans as well as other peoples of color. Contents include: (1) Tenth Grade Math Achievement of Asian Students: Are Asian Students Still the "Model Minority"?--A Comparison of Two Educational Cohorts (Claudia Galindo and Suet-ling Pong); (2) "Good Kids," but "Poor Students": The Academic Identities of Refugee High School Students From Vietnam's Central Highlands (Liv Thorstensson Davila); (3) Ethnicity, Language, and Educational Inequality: Challenges Confronting Hmong Students in American Public Schools (Yang Sao Xiong and Min Zhou); (4) Racial Transformations in Higher Education: Emergent Meanings of Asian American Racial Identities (Michelle Samura); (5) Asian Americans, "Critical Mass," and Campus Racial Climate: a crt Case Study (Oiyan A. Poon); (6) Teaching on the Edge: The Life Story of an Asian America Woman Literacy Professor in a Rural, Predominantly White University (Keonghee Tao Han); (7) What Accounts for Tenure of Asian American Faculty? Findings From nsopf: 04 (Wenfan Yan and Qiuyun Lin); (8) Negotiating Languages and Practices: Field Experience of a Preservice High School Teacher of Chinese (Yanan Fan); and (9) Hidden Jewels: San Francisco Chinese Language Immersion Programs (Maria E. Torres-Guzman, Christy Lao, and Yi Han). [For related reports, see "Asian American Education: Acculturation, Literacy Development, and Learning. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ed527939); "Asian American Identities, Families, and Schooling. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ed527941); "Asian and Pacific American Education: Learning, Socialization, and Identity. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ed527943); and "New Perspectives on Asian American Parents, Students and Teacher Recruitment. Research on the Education of Asian Pacific Americans" (ed527940).].

The Asian American Almanac

Author: Susan B. Gall
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780810391932
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A reference work on Asians in the United States.