"The authors present a simple framework for understanding cultural differences, comparing the 'individualistic' culture that prevails in American education with the 'collectivistic' culture that characterizes most of the world's population, including many of the Latino immigrant students in U.S. classrooms. At the heart of the book are teacher-developed strategies that capitalize on the cultural values that these students and their families offer, such as an emphasis on helping, sharing, and the success of the group. The strategies cover a wide spectrum of issues and concerns..."
Managing Diverse Classrooms: How to Build on Students' Cultural Strengths.; 2008.