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Diversity Is an Important Classroom Resource

Diversity Is an Important Classroom Resource

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Title: Diversity Is an Important Classroom Resource
Author: Schecter, Sandra
Ippolito, John
Rashkovsky, Karine
Cummins, Jim
Chow, Patricia
Pease-Alvarez, Lucinda
Identifier: 00045
Abstract: After-school programs, focused on immigrant students and their parents, can improve the performance of students and also get parents more involved in their children’s schooling. It is important to use diversity as a resource in the classroom.
Sponsor: York's Knowledge Mobilization Unit provides services and funding for faculty, graduate students, and community organizations seeking to maximize the impact of academic research and expertise on public policy, social programming, and professional practice. It is supported by SSHRC and CIHR grants, and by the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation. kmbunit@yorku.ca www.researchimpact.ca
Subject: Education
Diversity
Immigration
Type: Research Summary
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canada
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/29128
Citation: Schecter, S. R., Ippolito, J., & Rashkovsky, K. (2007). Schools in transition: Giving parents part of the PIE. Educational Leadership, 64(6), 69-71. AND Cummins. J., Chow, P., & Schecter, S. R. (2006). Community as curriculum. Language Arts, 83(4), 297-307. AND Pease-Alvarez, L., & Schecter, S. R. (Eds.). (2005). Learning, teaching, and community: Contributions of situated and participatory approaches to educational innovation. London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
Date: 2008

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