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Developing Critically Conscious Pre-Service Teachers: A Social Justice Approach to Educate Culturally Linguistically Diverse Students

Abstract One of the major issues confronting education in Arizona and across the United States has been the consistent low performance of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students in comparison to their peers as evidenced by the disparity of the achievement gap at every level in the educational pipeline. A contributing factor has been the lack of teacher preparation focused on teaching CLD students. Preparation focused on a culturally responsive curriculum about dispositions and pedagogical knowledge and skills as well as field experience placement with CLD students have been previously identified areas to consider when training preservice teachers (PSTs). Therefore, this study examined how a Culturally Responsive and Linguistic Teaching ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Alsen, Beth Ann (Author) / Buss, Ray R (Advisor) / Jimenez-Silva, Margarita (Committee member) / Spink Strickland, Jennifer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Teacher education / Bilingual education / English as a second language / Community of Practice / Culturally Responsive Teaching / Cultural Responsive Pedagogy / Preparing Pre-service Teachers / Service Learning / Teaching Culturally Linguistically Diverse Students
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 175 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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