Teaching Science to Students from Rural Mexico

Bruna, Katherine Richardson; Chamberlin, Dennis; Lewis, Hannah; Ceballos, Edna Mónica López
November 2007
Science Teacher;Nov2007, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of of science teachers understanding the community of English language learner (ELL) students. Iowa has established an initiative to allow teachers to travel to Mexico to understand the culture of Mexican immigrants. The authors describe their experiences visiting Michoacán, Mexico and how poverty has hindered education there. They discuss how Mexican students' experiences can be used in science education.


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