Other countries' literacies: What U.S. educators can learn from Mexican schools

Smith, Patrick H.; Martinez-Leon, Natalia; Jimenez, Robert T.
May 2003
Reading Teacher;May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p772
Academic Journal
Examines the language and literacy practices in first- and fourth-grade classrooms in two schools in a small town in central Mexico. Importance of Mexican literacies to U.S. schools; Discussion on globalization and access to knowledge about Mexican schools; Differences in the uses of oral and written language.


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