TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Patrick H.; Martinez-Leon, Natalia; Jimenez, Robert T.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p772
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9639202

 

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