Listen to the Silences

Listen to the Silences

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This study of not only the silence, but the silencing of Mexican American Students in one California community college holds lessons for all educators-of all students at all levels. A profoundly important book. Courtney B. Cazden Charles William Eliot Professor of Education (Emerita), Harvard Graduate School of EducationIn other words, they chose to write about what they cared about, were concerned about, and were interested in. ... Examples of essay assignments that allowed for such responses include the turning point essay ... students to interview an older friend or family member; and the problem-solution essay, which asked students to write an argument about how to solve a particular problem of their choice.

Title:Listen to the Silences
Author:Kay M. Losey
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1997


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