Teachers as Researchers: Investigating Language Diversity in Amherst Regional Public Schools

College of Education faculty, supported by an internal Public Service Endowment Grant, provides classroom research strategies to teachers in the Amherst Public Schools to support them develop and enhance knowledge of the linguistic and cultural backgrounds of English Language Learners and to address the specific strengths and needs of their diverse students.

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Other - Impact Area: 

Cultural and linguistic diversity, advocacy for diverse communities

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Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 2011 to April 8, 2013


Amherst Public Schools
Amherst, MA 01002
United States

Program Director: 

Laura A. Valdiviezo

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Program Contact: 

Laura Valdiviezo

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Education/Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies

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