The Light in Their Eyes : Creating Multicultural Learning Communities eBook

Light in Their Eyes: Creating Multicultural Learning Communities / Edition 1 Sonia Nieto makes student learning the primary objective of multicultural education. Nieto draws on a host of research in learning styles, multiple intelligences, and cognitive theories to portray the way students learn.

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Sonia Nieto
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15 Dec 2009

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In this 10th Anniversary Edition of her popular text, Sonia Nieto reviews where we have been and where we should be going in our pursuit of creating multicultural learning communities in our schools. With a new Introductory Chapter and a new Epilogue, Nieto addresses some of the changes we have experienced during the past decade that help explain the current sociopolitical environment - our increasing diversity, the altering conditions in schools and in society, the influence of poverty on learning, and the impact of NCLB on classrooms and schools. This updated edition of ""The Light in Their Eyes"" focuses on the significant role of teachers in transforming students' lives. It considers recent theories, policies, and practices about the variability in student learning and culturally responsive pedagogy and examines the importance of student and teacher voice in research and practice. It also provides an update, in their own words, on former students whose journal entries were included in the first edition.

In her book The Light in Their Eyes Sonia Nieto talks about a range of issues that are directly related to a sociopolitical perspective on multicultural education, student learning, and teacher transformation.