Formation and Transformation of Funds of Knowledge Among U . S . -Mexican Households

  • Vélez-ibáñez A
  • Greenberg J
  • Vélez-Ibáñez C
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Abstract

Public schools have relied on a deficiency model to structure instruction for minority children that underestimates the funds of knowledge that U.S.-Mexican households contain. We argue that these funds are not only a key to understanding the cultural systems in which U.S.-Mexican children emerge, but are also important and useful assets in the classroom.

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Authors

  • Author Carlos G Vélez-ibáñez

  • James B Greenberg

  • Carlos G Vélez-Ibáñez

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