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Creating Montessori Bilingual Programs. Spotlight: Montessori--Multilingual, Multicultural

Discusses presentation given by Rigoberta Menchu, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, at a meeting with Hispanic child caregivers in California. Discusses family life and childrearing among Guatemala's Mayan people, traditional ceremonies and symbols, becoming a leader, and the Mayan experience of resisting oppression. Discusses implications for Montessori education, educational policy, and obstacles to academic achievement by Hispanic students. (KB)

  • Author/Creator: Farmer, Marjorie
  • Date Published: Spr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Montessori Life
  • Number: 2
  • Volume: 10
  • Year: 1998

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