Bridging cultures in our schools new approaches that work

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Published by WestEd, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [San Francisco, Calif, Washington, DC] .

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  • Culture conflict -- United States.,
  • Multicultural education -- United States.,
  • Parent-teacher relationships -- United States.

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StatementElise Trumbull, Carrie Rothstein-Fisch, Patricia M. Greenfield.
ContributionsRothstein-Fisch, Carrie., Greenfield, Patricia Marks., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
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Readings for Bridging Cultures: Teacher Education Module. Providing supporting research, theories, and background information to the Bridging Cultures: Teacher Education Module, this collection of readings is highly recommended for presenters, education students, and other audiences as an adjunct to Module materials.

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The Guide presents a framework for understanding differences and conflicts that arise in situations. How Bridging Cultures changed classroom practices and home-school relations The teachers’ experimentation in their own classrooms and schools has proven the framework of individualism and collectivism to be more generative than we ever dreamed possible, resulting in.

Bridging Cultures in Early Care and Education: A Training Module is a resource designed to help pre-service and in-service early childhood educators, including infant-toddler caregivers, understand the role of culture in their programs.

It is also intended for professionals who work with children and their families in a variety of other roles, such as social workers, special educators, and Reviews: 1. Authors' note: The Bridging Cultures Project is sponsored by the Language and Cultural Diversity program of WestEd, a regional educational laboratory based in San Francisco, California.

The Bridging Cultures teachers are Marie Altchech, Stoner Avenue School; Catherine Daley, Magnolia School; Kathy Eyler, Hoover Elementary; Giancarlo Mercado and Pearl Saitzyk, Westminster School from the Los. “The example of cooperation in educational research set by the Bridging Culture project is inspiring.

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Our research for the Bridging Cultures Project was based on Latino immigrant families and their school experience, and thus we recruited seven bilingual (Spanish-English) elementary school teachers serving large numbers of immigrant Latino students from the greater Los Angeles area.

4 Four of the teachers were Latino, three were European. The example of cooperation in educational research set by the Bridging Culture project is inspiring.

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cultures, the cost of independence is experienced as alienation” (Kim ). The Bridging Cultures work described in this brief (see box on page 16) is premised on the belief that the ability to carefully examine how these orientations tend to be expressed in school-related expec-tations and behaviors can lead to more thoughtful action.

The book demonstrates how the intellectual tradition of the scientific community coexists with the wisdom traditions of Indigenous communities. This benefits the scientific literacy and insights into nature of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students.

The goal of a cross-cultural school science is for all. Bridging cultures in our schools: new approaches that work / E. Trumbull, C. Rothstein-Fisch, P.M. Greenfield --Bridging cultures with classroom strategies / C. Rothstein-Fisch, P.M.

Greenfield, E. Trumbull --Bridging cultures with a parent-teacher conference / B. Quiroz, P.M. Greenfield, M. Altchech --Cross-cultural conflict and harmony in the. This book focuses on how to meet the challenges of education in a pluralistic society, presenting the Bridging Cultures framework, which is designed for understanding differences and conflicts that arise in situations where school culture is more individualistic than the home value system.

Six sections examine: (1) "The Bridging Cultures Framework" (e.g., what culture is, the dynamic nature of. In independent schools the total enrollment for students of color is about 22 percent. Although there has been an increase in classroom diversity, the demographics of the teachers in U.S.

classrooms, particularly in k public schools, have changed little over the past decades, creating a cultural mismatch between students and teachers.

Bridging Cultures: A Program Kit for Schools and Public Libraries. Blake, Barbara; Kruger, Tom The purpose of this book, with an accompanying audiocassette, is twofold: (1) to enhance teachers' and librarians' understanding and appreciation for the variety of cultures in the United States; and (2) to show how folklore and music can be used to.

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Bridging Cultures - A Guide to the Diverse Cultures in Australia Partners in Culturally and Appropriate Care (PICAC) NSW & ACT team has published Bridging Cultures - A Guide to the Diverse Cultures in Guide includes cultural information on over 40 communities. This is a book I think every elementary school library should have.

The Boy & the Bindi, written by Vivek Shraya and illustrated by Rajni Perera. A young boy is fascinated by his mother’s bindi. She explains what it is and its cultural significance, and when he asks for one of his own, she happily gives him one in his own color—yellow.

The frameworkÕs power lies in the way Òit generates insights and understandings that enable teachers to bridge cultural differences.Ó It can also be the basis for taking action that promotes harmony, because it recognizes both belief systems.

Bridging cultures in our schools: New approaches that work. San Francisco, CA: WestEd. ED The Bridging Cultures Project was created to support teachers to use cultural knowledge to increase the educational success of their students. To achieve this goal, a group of professional researchers collaborated with a group of teacher-researchers beginning in Fall in an action research project.

Collectivism, stressing family members' interdependence, is common to Latino cultures. In contrast, schools foster independence and individual achievement.

To help teachers understand assumptions underlying these different values, the authors developed the "Bridging Cultures Project" as a research-based professional-development program. Science education applications are described. Bridging Cultures Between Home and School: A Guide for Teachers by Trumbull, Elise and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In Bridging Cultures, Glen Aikenhead and Herman Michell validate the role of traditional knowledge in the school science curriculum.

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It is a powerful. This handbook explores ways that very different value orientations (individualism, associated with the mainstream culture, and collectivism, associated with immigrant Latino cultures) lead to very different expectations of child development and schooling.

It also offers many examples of ways to bridge the cultures of home and school through increased understanding, improved communication, and. Bridging Cultures. By McLester, Susan. Read preview. But straddling the two cultures has not been easy for the high school senior.

"I live a life of extreme contrasts" says Prum. "My parents and I come from two entirely different worlds--rural Cambodia and modern America. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as. Pub Date: November ISBN: Pages. Format: E-book List Price: $ teaching skills to promote cross-cultural understanding and use multicul-tural literature to validate expressions of cultural knowledge, perspectives, and differences.

I liked Down These Mean Streets (Thomas ). I haven’t read a book at the high school that I truly relate to. Shakespeare’s plays, classic novels, and best. understand cultural differences and values seems to be important from the aspect of dealing with communication barriers (Karadeniz, ; Kasahara & Turnbull, ).

Negative school experiences of parents can also constitute a barrier in their communication with teachers. Schools should be able to provide guidance service to. cultural background and values through conversations and engagement with families.

The school’s racial and cultural diversity is recognized and openly discussed in a constructive way at parent group and faculty meetings, school council meetings, and discussion groups that include staff and families.

Families’ cultural traditions. The Bridging Cultures project is an ongoing 15 year effort to apply basic research and theory on two major cultural pathways of development to the problem of cross cultural value conflict between Latino immigrant families, the schools, and U.S.

society more generally.Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools A resource from Cultures of Thinking "Let's build dynamic learning communities that engage students, promote deep understanding, and sustain a lifetime of inquiry.While our schools are becoming increasingly diverse, with the numbers of students of color in our schools continuing to grow, the number of teachers of color in our schools has remained stagnant.

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