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Nieto, Sonia

Works: 48 works in 194 publications in 5 languages and 10,351 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Instructional films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sonia Nieto
Most widely held works by Sonia Nieto
Affirming diversity : the sociopolitical context of multicultural education by Sonia Nieto( Book )

48 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Sonia Nieto in exploring the changing world of multicultural education. Examining the meaning, necessity, and benefits of multicultural education for students of all backgrounds, Nieto provides a conceptual framework and numerous suggestions for implementing multicultural education in today's classrooms. The third edition of Affirming Diversity continues to explore how personal, social, political, cultural, and educational factors relate to the success or failure of students."--Jacket
Language, culture, and teaching : critical perspectives for a new century by Sonia Nieto( )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tremendous cultural and linguistic diversity is evident in our schools today. This text by one of today's best-known and most highly respected multicultural educators presents examples of real-life dilemmas about diversity that teachers will face in their own classrooms; ideas about how language, culture, and teaching are linked; and ways to engage with these ideas through reflection and collaborative inquiry. A thoughtful integration of articles and book chapters published by Dr. Nieto along with creative pedagogical features, Language, Culture, and Teaching: Critical Perspectives for a New Century"
What keeps teachers going? by Sonia Nieto( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a close look at what can be learned from veteran teachers who not only continue to teach but also manage to remain enthusiastic about it. Nieto provides advice on how some urban teachers are solving the everyday challenges of student learning. She collaborates with experienced teachers in urban schools who are especially effective working with students of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds#x13;students who are among the most marginalized in our public schools. Offering an alternative vision of what#x19;s important in teaching and learning, Nieto concludes with an urgent call to advance new national priorities for public education. --From publisher description
The light in their eyes : creating multicultural learning communities by Sonia Nieto( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews where we have been and where we should be going in our pursuit of creating multicultural learning communities in our schools and 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
Why we teach( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonia Nieto, a distinguished teacher in her own right, has gathered the insights and inspirations of K-12 classroom teachers as they examine how and why they find purpose and value in the work they do. --from publisher description
Puerto Rican students in U.S. schools by Sonia Nieto( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, lang
Studying diversity in teacher education by Arnetha F Ball( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a collaborative effort by experts seeking to elucidate one of the most important issues facing education today. The contributors address historically persistent issues such as understanding how to teach diversity, while also providing research and case studies on how the issues are being resolved. Concluding the volume with an agenda for future research, Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a necessary resource for all educators.</s
Dear Paulo : letters from those who dare teach by Sonia Nieto( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Education of Latino students in Massachusetts : issues, research, and policy implications by Ralph Rivera( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Latino population is the largest racial and ethnic minority group in Massachusetts. In the 1980s, the poverty rate of Latinos in the state was twice that of Blacks and six times that of Whites. With Latino children dropping out of school at a rate three times that of white children, the economic future of this population is bleak. The following chapters address economic and educational issues and suggest strategies for empowerment of Latinos: (1) "The Status of Latino Students in Massachusetts Public Schools" (Anne Wheelock); (2) "Entitlements of Latino Students and Parents: Some Legal Policy Considerations" (Jose Javier Colon-Morera, and others); (3) "Bilingual Education: Perspectives on Research and Other Issues" (Diana Lam); (4) "Barriers to Latino Parental Involvement in the Boston Public Schools" (Ralph Rivera); (5) "Latinos and Educational Reform: The Privatization of Chelsea Public Schools" (Glenn Jacobs); (6) "Latino Experiences in Vocational Technical Education: Implications for Educational Policy and Reform in Massachusetts" (James Jennings); (7) "What Do Latino Children Need to Succeed in School? A Study of Four Boston Public Schools" (Antonia Darder and Carole Christoff Upshur); (8) "I Was an Outsider: An Exploratory Study of Dropping Out among Puerto Rican Youths in Holyoke, Massachusetts" (Manuel Frau-Ramos and Sonia Nieto); (9) "Academic Costs of Social Marginalization: An Analysis of the Perceptions of Latino Students at a Boston High School" (Virginia Vogel Zanger); (10) "Poverty, Resilience, and Academic Achievement among Latino College Students and High School Dropouts" (Castellano B. Turner, and others); (11) "The Effects of the Schooling Processes and Practices on Potential At-Risk Latino High School Students" (Martha Montero-Sieburth); and (12) "Creating Possibilities: Educating Latino Students in Massachusetts" (Sonia Nieto). (Sld)
Finding joy in teaching students of diverse backgrounds : culturally responsive and socially just practices in U.S. classrooms by Sonia Nieto( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in four public school students in the U.S. now speaks a language other than English at home, and the number of emergent bilingual and immigrant children in our schools continues to grow daily. What does it mean to be a teacher today, when students are more diverse in language, culture, race, and social class than ever before? What does it take to thrive, when the demands of teaching have never been greater? Sonia Nieto found and interviewed 22 teachers of varying backgrounds and school settings who help answer the question of what effective, culturally responsive teaching looks like in the real world. Their stories of success, failure, frustration and hope will resonate with everyone who has struggled to meet the needs of diverse students in our current sociopolitical context. Nieto explores the common themes that arose throughout the interviews, of teaching with a social justice perspective, the moral dimensions of teaching, advocating for students, and challenging the status quo. She raises a persuasive argument that teaching is an ethical endeavor, that we must honor students' identities and believe in their futures, and that ultimately teaching is an act of love. The stories of Nieto's passionate teachers will inspire and motivate you to find joy in teaching students of diverse backgrounds
Affirming diversity : creating multicultural learning communities by Sonia Nieto( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rapidly increasing number of non-English speaking students in the United States has made multicultural education a necessity for our diverse and unique population. Dr. Sonia Nieto, one of the leading experts in this field, explains how educators can create learning environments that truly affirm diversity and promote social justice for all
Words and actions : teaching languages through the lens of social justice by Cassandra Glynn( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the integration of a social justice curriculum with 21st century language education
Working together toward reform( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiao shi sheng ming zi zhuan by Ni Tuo( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curriculum decision-making : the Puerto Rican family and the bilingual child by Sonia Nieto( )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three stage study was conducted in order to select and test procedures for involving Puerto Rican parents in decision making for elementary school bilingual curricula. The first stage of the study focused on literature reviews that investigated the influence of the family on achievement and intelligence, cultural characteristics of Puerto Rican parents that should be considered by schools when developing relationships with the Puerto Rican community, and the past involvement of Puerto Rican parents in school decision making. During the second phase, selected procedures for obtaining information from Puerto Rican parents about their perceptions of schools' responsiveness to the needs of Puerto Rican children and about the specific needs of particular children were developed. One of the identified procedures was field tested during the third stage. Recommendations for future research and policy formation are included. (Mk)
Culture and power in the classroom : educational foundations for the schooling of bicultural students by Antonia Darder( )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and society of the Puerto Rican people : a syllabus for secondary schools by Roberto Márquez( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium : Colonialism and working-class resistance Puerto Rican Education in the United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renewing school curriculum : concerns for equal and quality education( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika tabunka kyōiku no riron to jissen : Tayōsei no kōtei e by Sonia Nieto( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Language, culture, and teaching : critical perspectives for a new century
Alternative Names
Nieto, S. M.

Sonia Nieto Cultural academic

니에토, 소냐

ニエト, ソニア

Language, culture, and teaching : critical perspectives for a new centuryWhat keeps teachers going?The light in their eyes : creating multicultural learning communitiesWhy we teachPuerto Rican students in U.S. schoolsDear Paulo : letters from those who dare teach