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EDEC 5800/EDEC 6800: Early Education for Texas Dual Language Learners: A Policy Research Perspective: Required Readings

Useful library information for EDEC 5800/EDEC 6800, Dr. Dina Castro

Required Readings for EDEC 5800/EDEC 6800

Required Readings:
Transforming Teacher Education for Social Justice by Eva Zygmunt and Patricia Clark: 2016

Childhoods: A Handbook edited by Gaile Cannella and Lourdes Diaz Soto: 2010, Chapter 14  - Diversity, Linguistics and the Silencing of Social Justice in Education and Care by Lourdes Diaz Soto, Sharon Hixon and Claire Hite

Un-standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-Based Classroom: 2017

Early Education for Dual Language Learners (Migration Policy Institute)

Helping America’s Dual Language Learners Succeed: A Research-based Agenda for Action

State Early Learning and Development Standards/Guidelines, Policies & Related Practices: How responsive are they to the needs of young dual language learners?"

Human Resource Support for those Serving Young Dual Language Learners

Teaching and Learning in Two Languages: Bilingualism and Schooling in the United States

Suggested Readings:
(These are books that they will choose from to individually read and present on.  They are not all required books)
Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol 
Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom by Lisa Delpit
Teachers as Cultural Workers: Letters to Those Who Dare to Teach by Paulo Freire
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future by Linda Darling-Hammond
Con Respeto: Bridging the Distances Between Culturally Diverse Families and Schools: An Ethnographic Portrait by Guadalupe Valdes
Subtractive Schooling: U.S.-Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring by Angela Valenzuela
Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America by Jonathan Kozol
Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times: Bilingual Education and Dominican Immigrant Youth in the Heights by Lesley Bartlett and Ofelia Garcia

Entire Book to be read:
A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving (5th edition) by Eugene Bardach and Eric Patahnik


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