An Assets View of Language and Culture for Latino Students

Patricia Gándara, Megan Hopkins, and Danny C. Martínez
 
Latino Policy and Issues Brief, Number 25
May 2011

An assets view of educating Latino youth values and builds on the rich language and culture that these students bring to the classroom. This policy brief shows how incorporating Latino students’ home language and aspects of their culture into instruction can improve academic achievement.

ISSN: 
1543-2238