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Identifying outstanding talent in American Indian and Alaska Native students

Carolyn M. Callahan

Identifying outstanding talent in American Indian and Alaska Native students

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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10110122M
ISBN 100160431506
ISBN 109780160431500
OCLC/WorldCa30480247

Students also need to study exemplary Native education programs. Most often they will not get this in standard educational histories. Communicating effectively with non-Indian service providers. In addition, teachers of Native students need course-work in bilingual and ESL teaching methods and the history, language, and culture of the Native groups in their vicinity.

Many were relocated to cities on the assumption that jobs were available. Second, Ogbu maintains that racism in and out of the classroom is the deciding factor that aggravates this cultural discontinuity into educational failure. A similar cognitive style is often evident among African American pupils who frequently show attention and cognitive involvement via vocal responses, exuberance, and physical movement Boykin ; Hale- Benson, ; Kunjufu, ; McIntyre, a; McIntyre, ; Ogbu, ; Shade, However, the alternative of rejecting one's home language and culture can lead to tragic consequences as students become increasingly unable to communicate with their parents and other extended family members. Any behavior that regularly occurs during instruction that seems odd, counterproductive, or disruptive should be pondered.

Language nests preserve the Maori language, provide a valuable service to working parents, and, most important, strengthen the cultural values associated with the traditional Maori extended family. The authors skillfully emphasize the need to recognize the great diversity among these two groups and the multiplicity of talents that can be revealed by the members in them. Why have minority groups in North America been disadvantaged by their schools? After the Civil War the Catholic Church developed the largest number of mission schools by using government funding. The knowledge of past successes and mistakes will help the new teacher with ideas about what will work and what will not.


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Identifying outstanding talent in American Indian and Alaska Native students book

The first step is to identify the particular student trait that may require some change in instructional approach. This form of instruction can increase student boredom. All articles published in the journal are available from this site.

Well, a lot of those kids came to believe that their teachers were the evil ones, and so anything that had to do with "education" was also evil--like books. This development of identity and reinforcement of traditional family values is probably the most effective way to combat alcohol and drug abuse and other aspects of cultural disintegration.

This concept survived the subsequent decline in federal funding, but Native Americans are still uncertain what self-determination will ultimately mean for Indian people and Indian education. Of some treaties negotiated between tribes and the government before such treaty-making ended incontained educational provisions to move Indians towards "civilization.

Washington, D. Although the techniques mentioned above may be useful, it is stressed that no one form of identification should be used exclusively. This process not only allows educators to compare the performance of Navajo students to their peers, it assists educators in differentiating cultural and linguistic differences from learning difficulties.

This includes the background and meaning of concepts such as ethnocentrism, cultural relativism, assimilation, and acculturation. The authors believe the answer to this question is that the procedures used to identify the majority of gifted students do not recognize the unique and varied talents of these two minority groups.

And the renewal of traditional Native cultures in and out of school is re-establishing a sense of community and is fighting the materialistic, hedonistic, and individualistic forces of the popular culture.

A coordinated program to lead LEP students to success with story problems should include these activities: Students observe how math is used all around them and discuss and write about the importance of mathematics.

To learn and read well in any language, young students need to become fluent speakers of the language.

Has state affiliates. While this college and others were started because of the low success rate of Native students in mainstream colleges, they also began developing unique tribally-specific curriculum.

Make lessons interesting. American Indians and Alaska Natives with disabilities. Participants work with Navajo children in their local communities and schools, thereby experiencing firsthand the language, culture, and traditions of their students. One promising solution to the problem of family identity loss being pioneered in New Zealand for the past decade by the Maoris, the original inhabitants of New Zealand.

First, as mentioned previously, the individualistic and competitive environment of the standard classroom works against the more cooperative cognitive style common among Hispanics, African Americans, and Native Americans.

Lessons can be devised that allow students the choice of working on either individual or group projects. First, we discuss the idea of a knowledge base for teacher education and explain the need for a specialized knowledge base for Native education.

Pugach, H. They are more likely to talk with their students and adapt curriculum accordingly, to focus lessons on meaningful topics, and to allow students to practice language and thinking skills in real interactive situations. They are likely to learn best when they have a personal relationship with a teacher Anderson, ; Willis, who provides caring external guidance, support and critique DeLeon, A key element in all of these programs is peer involvement and cooperation, and attitude that, in itself, reflects traditional Native values.

However, the alternative of rejecting one's home language and culture can lead to tragic consequences as students become increasingly unable to communicate with their parents and other extended family members.

Cummins, J. Also, such remediation takes students out of mathematics, science classes, and other classes, causing them to miss valuable instruction.OBSCURED IDENTITIES Improving the Accuracy of Identiication of American Indian and Alaska Native Students May Phyllis Ault and Laura John.

Education Northwest. American Indians are the only group in the country that must prove their race or ethnicity through member­ ship or descendancy to receive designated federal services and funding.

White House Initiative

Achievement Gap Patterns of Grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native Students in Reading and Math. In response to a request by the Council of Chief State School Officers, this study reports on the gap between American Indian and Alaska Native students and all other students on state achievement tests beginning in –, shortly after implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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Choosing the right college is a big decision for most people. American Indian and Alaska Natives are no exceptionCited by: 8. Manuscripts should stress new data, comparisons with previous data, and their relevance to American Indian and Alaska Native mental health.

The emphasis here is on development of positive mental and social functioning of American Indians and Alaska Natives through understanding of. American Indian/Alaska Native students, a map showing the geographic distribution of American Indian/Alaska Native students within the state, and breakdowns of the percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Students for economically disadvantaged status and percent identified as having a disability and receiving special education services.

Issues in the Education of American Indian and Alaska Native Students with Disabilities. ERIC Digest. There are approximatelyAmerican Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students attending K schools in the United States.